Catherine Collinson is president of the Transamerica Institute and the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies. She is a retirement and market trends expert and champion for Americans who are at risk of not achieving a financially secure retirement. Collinson oversees all research and outreach initiatives, including the Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey. She also serves as executive director of the newly launched Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement, based in the Netherlands. With two decades of retirement industry-related experience, Collinson has become a nationally recognized voice on retirement trends. She has testified before Congress on matters related to employer-sponsored retirement plans for small business and is regularly cited by top media outlets on retirement-related topics. Her articles appear in leading industry journals. In 2015, Collinson joined the advisory board of the Milken Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging.