Born to Alan Whitby and Helena Maude (Dillingham) Whitby in Luton, England.
Teaches first as an instructor and then as an associate professor at Columbia University until 1978.
Works first as an actuarial associate and later as a secretary for SwissRe Holding (NA) Inc. in New York City.
Serves as vice president of the North American Reinsurance Corp. in New York City until 1989.
Is vice president and later executive vice president of Atrium Corp. in New York City until 2000.
Serves as president and CEO of various companies in Barbados until 2000.
Is a product coordinator of financial reinsurance for SwissRe (Swiss Reinsurance) in Switzerland until 2000.
Is a consultant at Owen Whitby Consulting until 2002.
Maintains membership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Statistical Association.
Maintains membership with the Association for Computing Machinery, Biometric Society and Institute of Mathematics Statistics.
Maintains membership with the International Actuarial Association, Society of Actuaries and Society for Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters.