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Latest Global Research

Spotlight on Retirement: Latin America

In Latin America, demographic and societal changes are stressing the retirement safety net to capacity and beyond. Learn how insurers can help solve the retirement gap. (Columbia added May 2020.)

China Agency Best Practices – 2019

In-depth research about agent distribution in China that sheds light on the current situation and explores ways that companies can develop this channel for the future.

The Pulse of Financial Concerns in Argentina

We surveyed more than 1,000 financial decision makers and consumers between the ages of 18 and 70 in Argentina in the summer of 2019.

All About Gig Workers: Asia

Learn the characteristics and sentiments of gig workers in Asia.

Gig Workers Market Series

Learn about the characteristics, sentiments, and financial needs of gig workers in Asia, Latin America, and the United States.

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Meet the Team

Janice Sun
Associate Research Analyst, LIMRA

Janice Sun

+86 13901751363

Associate Research Analyst, LIMRA

Janice joined the International Research team in July 2016. She is responsible for supporting the development and execution of the Limra international research program in the Greater China region. Prior to joining LIMRA, Janice was a senior manager in HR professional at both multinational and domestic insurers in China for many years. She received her B.A. in English from Shanghai International Studies University in 1999.
Saurav Biswas
Associate Director, International Research, LIMRA

Saurav Biswas


Associate Director, International Research, LIMRA

Saurav is responsible for providing methodology oversight to all International Research activities. In addition, he conducts a wide variety of research, collaborates research liaison, contributes towards Strategic Issues Series papers besides promoting LIMRA's research. Saurav is a seasoned Strategy & Research professional and has experience of working on a wide range of areas such as Consumer research, Strategy & Operations, Economic research, Financial research while working for large corporations like Swiss Reinsurance company, Walmart and other prominent research organizations.

Saurav holds an MBA in International Business from Amity University and is currently working towards FLMI designation.

Kristen Gillis, ALMI
Research Analyst, LIMRA

Kristen Gillis, ALMI

(860) 298-3919

Research Analyst, LIMRA

Gillis has been an analyst on the International Research team since 2011. She currently conducts research and reports on the regions of Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America. She joined the team with a background in project management, communication writing, life insurance and finance.

She received her B.A. from the University of Connecticut and is currently working to obtain an FLMI designation.