Shams has lived and worked in many countries around the world, which has heightened his appreciation for different cultures and the unique problems organizations are working to solve to meet the varied needs of their employees. As an actuary by training, Shams is passionate about how to better use data and modeling to provide meaningful insights to help clients make more informed decisions. He is also passionate about building exceptional teams by embracing all aspects of diversity & inclusion. Shams leads Fidelity’s Workplace Consulting business, where he leads a team of consultants focused on helping employers attract, retain, develop, engage and reward their employees, while managing cost and risk. He also leads Fidelity’s Defined Benefit (DB) business, focused on providing DB plan sponsors with administration, actuarial and investment management solutions to meet all of their varied needs. Follow Shams for insights on global workplace benefits program design and strategy, funding, legislative impact and delivery in the areas of international consulting, retirement, health care, rewards, data, communication and change management.