We were saddened to hear news of the passing of AARMS Board Member Kai Liu. Dr Liu was an Assistant Professor in the School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island, an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University, and the Head of Machine Learning Group in the Big Data Research Lab at the University of Waterloo. In addition, he received a PhD in Actuarial Science from the University of Waterloo in 2017 and designations of Associate of Society of Actuaries (ASA) and Associate of Canadian Institute of Actuaries (ACIA) in 2018. He was also the administrator of the AARMS Collaborative Research Group Computational Aspects in Finance and Insurance (2019-2022).