Debbie Liebeskind

Ms. Liebeskind is a senior consultant in Towers Watson's Health and Group Benefits practice and is located in the Parsippany, New Jersey, office. She has been consulting on the design, pricing, and funding of benefit plans since 2000 and has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance business. Her recent work was mainly focused on life, health, and disability plans. It ranged across broad strategy, detailed analysis, valuation, population health and captive feasibility studies, and plan administration. She authored "A Three Bears Strategy for DOL Benefits Reinsurance Approval" in Towers Watson’s 2012 Captive Compendium; "Reducing the pain and cost of rheumatoid arthritis" in the January 2006 edition of Employee Benefit News; "The Trend Toward Demutualization" in the December 2001 edition of Benefits & Compensation Solutions; and "Demutualization process could burden benefit plans" in the October 2001 edition of Employee Benefit News. She coauthored "Validation of Employer-Focused Actuarial Model for Measuring the Economic Burden of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease" in the May 2008 edition of Journal of Health & Productivity; "Employer Benefit Design Considerations for the Era of Biotech Drugs" in the June 2007 edition of Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine; "Addressing the Hidden Costs of Rheumatoid Arthritis" in the November 2005 issue of Managed Care; and "Biotech Injectable Drugs: Clinical Applications and Financial Effects" in the September 2004 issue of Biotechnology Healthcare. Ms. Liebeskind began her consulting career at another major consulting firm following extensive work with a prominent insurer, where she gained broad experience in individual and group life product development, life and health product administration, pricing, underwriting, life sales illustrations, process redesign and implementation, asset/liability management, and project management. Ms. Liebeskind is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, a Chartered Life Underwriter, and a Chartered Financial Consultant. She is a grader for the Society of Actuaries' Decision Making and Communication Module and a member of the Professionalism Education Management Committee. Ms. Liebeskind has a bachelor's degree in statistics from Princeton University.

Contact Information

Debbie Liebeskind
Senior Consultant
Towers Watson Health and Benefits Practice
8 Campus Drive, 4th Floor
Parsippany, NJ 7054
Phone: (973) 290–2500