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Amy Kessler
SVP, Head of Longevity Risk Transfer at Prudential Retirement


Amy Kessler is senior vice president and head of Longevity Risk Transfer within the Pension Risk Transfer business of Prudential Retirement. 

In this role, Amy leads Prudential’s longevity reinsurance business globally and serves on the senior leadership team for Prudential’s pension risk transfer efforts in the United States. 

In 2011, Amy led Prudential's successful launch of its longevity reinsurance product and, together with her exceptional team, has closed more than $80 billion in international reinsurance transactions since, covering members of more than 200 pension funds in the United Kingdom, including British Airways and Rolls-Royce. In 2014, Amy led Prudential’s reinsurance team in the largest and most innovative longevity risk transfer transaction on record for the BT Pension Scheme. 

This transaction was recognized as “Deal of the Year” by Risk Magazine and earned Prudential top honors as “Reinsurer of the Year;” an honor they received for four consecutive years (2014-2017). 

With 30 years of experience, Amy is an innovator whose work helps pension funds proactively manage longevity risk and create retirement security for their members.