Robert Hunter is retiring

Here’s the press release

Here is my only comment – when I saw this section header:

The Remarkable Career of J. Robert “Bob” Hunter

I laughed.

go on…:popcorn:


It would be more appropriate for the P&C actuaries to say something, if anything, about his professional standards/prowess.

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I think, in principle, it is a good thing for someone to act in a consumer advocate role outside of regulatory agencies, to keep “us” on our toes and encourage regulators to tackle issues when needed.

I regret the tactics that some consumer advocates feel a need to take to gain attention and maintain perceived relevance.

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He called actuaries the dregs of the American educational system at one point IIRC. The industry used to pointedly refer to him as a “former” actuary in any articles or press releases.

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