About Actuaries


  • Highly regarded professionals;
  • Problem solvers;
  • Strategic thinkers;
  • Help evaluate and manage risk  ​

We choose to work with actuaries as we believe their skills and knowledge base, combined with the strength of a professional qualification, offer a unique and highly valuable resource to organisations who seek high quality, talented individuals.​ While traditionally actuaries have worked in insurance and the broader financial service industries we believe their skills are highly transferable.

This is illustrated by the wide range of industries in which actuaries now work, for example:

  • Insurance – life, general, health       ·          
  • Risk management
  • Data analytics – across a wide range of sectors, telco’s, retail, airlines etc.
  • Asset management
  • Retirement incomes /superannuation /aged care
  • Financial planning
  • General management
  • Business management and development

​Actuarial Skills 

Actuaries typically apply analytical, statistical and mathematical skills to financial and business problems and have a deep understanding of financial systems.  They undertake rigorous academic and practical training to develop a wide range of skills.

These include:

  • Data analysis
  • Valuation of liabilities
  • Pricing and reserving techniques
  • Complex financial and mathematical modelling – in particular future uncertainty
  • Risk analysis and risk management
  • Asset/liability management
  • Capital management
  • Predictive analytics
  • Understanding complex regulation and legislation in financial services
  • A holistic approach to problem solving​

To hear from some actuaries working in different areas please click here.