Michael E. Clark MAAA FSA EA

Consulting Actuary, Principal Financial Group

Contact Information

Principal Financial Group
1001 Liberty Avenue
Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Mike Clark is a leader of Principal's pension actuarial consulting practice and their northeastern actuarial office based in Pittsburgh, PA. His area of expertise is crafting funding, accounting and risk management strategies for single-employer defined benefit plans. In addition to being a frequent presenter at actuarial conferences, Mike has also used his Actuarial-to-English dictionary to write Principal's pension blog since 2014. In 2019, Mike was named to the Department of Defense Board of Actuaries, one of three actuaries providing guidance and oversight on the annual valuation of the U.S. Military Retirement System.

3-A-4 - De-risking - Lessons Learned, New Ideas on the Horizon 2021 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (May 07, 2021)

Data Visualization: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words 2018 CCA Annual Meeting (October 24, 2018)

A Primer on Investment and Related Issues 2017 CCA Annual Meeting (October 22, 2017)

Understanding Pension Risks Through Scenario Testing 2015 CCA Annual Meeting (October 28, 2015)

De-risking: Investment Strategies 2013 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 09, 2013)

Pension Symposium: Retirement Security – A Call To Action Pension Symposium: Retirement Security – A Call To Action (March 30, 2011)

DB Plans: The Fall and the Rise 2011 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 30, 2011)

Plan Design for the Future 2010 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 13, 2010)

PPA Lump Sum Plans 2009 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 30, 2009)

Funding Policy: Beyond Minimum 2009 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 30, 2009)

PPA: 2008 -- The First Year 2008 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 07, 2008)


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