At Actuaries Digital, our focus is to provide relevant, high quality timely content to our readership.

Our ambitious vision is to be the first port of call for the actuarial profession and for the people working in the industries being served by actuaries. We want to do our part in promoting brand Actuary and be the platform for actuaries to showcase their talent and thought-leadership for their industries.

When you arrive at your desk, or pick up your laptop to begin a day’s work, we want to be the first website you visit to catch up with the news and views.

We’re also always keen to hear your feedback, so tell us what you think at ActuariesMag@actuaries.asn.au.

Chief Editor, Angat Sandhu

Angat is a Partner at Oliver Wyman and leads their Australian Insurance and Wealth Management practice. He is motivated to improve consumer awareness and trust in these sectors and believes the industry needs to further increase transparency, simplify and make better use of advances in technology and analytics. Prior to joining Oliver Wyman, he worked at Macquarie Group and Towers Watson. He is an Actuary, a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and the Financial Risk Manager designation.

Data Analytics Editor, Hugh Miller

Hugh is a principal at Taylor Fry. He is also part of Institute of Actuaries of Australia’s Public Policy Council Committee, and is Data Analytics Editor of the Institute’s magazine Actuaries Digital and pens the column ‘Normal Deviance’.

General Insurance Editor, Joseph Hoang

Joseph is a manager at KPMG Australia, where he focusses on applying an actuarial lens across non-traditional sectors such as transport, energy, telecommunications, and other infrastructure. Creativity and simplicity are ideals that he champions in his day to day work.

Health Editor, Zachary Tirrell

Zachary is a Senior Consultant at Quantium Health where he helps private and public sector clients create shared value across the health sector. His experience includes working with government agencies in the US and in Australia on projects that support public health initiatives and program design for alternative payment models that reward value over volume. He is a member of the Health Practice Committee.

Student Editor, Lucky Joeng

Lucky is a Part II actuarial student at Macquarie University who is collaborating with other actuarial students and University Actuarial Student Societies on student columns on a range of topics, and articles to help explain pathways under the new Education Program. Lucky is a UNSW alumni who graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Telecommunications Engineering/Master of Biomedical Engineering. He is also the Founding Tutor of Rabbit Rabbit Education where he tutors in mathematics.

Superannuation and Investments Editor, Rein van Rooyen

Rein is the Head of Investment Performance & Data at QSuper as well as an Actuarial Educator for the Institute. Rein serves on the IAA Education Committee, the Actuaries Institute’s Education Council Committee, the Life Insurance and Wealth Management Practice Committee, the Superannuation, Projections and Disclosures Sub-Committee as well as the Young Actuaries Program Committee. He is also the Convenor for the Investment Management and Finance Faculty of the Institute. 

HQ Editors

Katrina McFadyen

Katrina is Head of Communications and Marketing at the Actuaries Institute, she has been continuously involved with the production of the magazine since 2002 including when she lived in the Middle East from 2008-2010. Katrina has overall responsibility for the development, recommendation and implementation of communication strategies which ensure the Institute reaches Members and targeted industry segments with information that serves and anticipates their needs.

 

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Jennifer Yu

Jennifer is the Communications and Marketing Manager at the Actuaries Institute. She drives communication campaigns that support Institute initiatives and is responsible for the High School and Mentoring programs. She also supports the production of Actuaries Digital.

Richard Bannon

Richard is the Communications and Marketing Specialist at the Actuaries Institute. He contributes to the delivery of progressive communication strategies and associated products and services to promote brand ‘Actuary’. He also supports the production of Actuaries Digital.