Actuaries In Practice - New Zealand

Large Consulting Firms

16th Floor Quay Tower
29 Customs Street
Auckland 0622

Level 21, Willis St
PO Box 2845
Wellington 6140

Aon supports corporates, superannuation funds, and their most important assets - their people - to solve their most complex issues. This enables Aon clients' employees and plan members to achieve better and more secure outcomes. We deliver value to our clients by mitigating risk and unleashing the untapped potential of their people.

Areas of expertise:

  • Defined benefit funding, accounting and derisking.
  • Independent actuary expert witness.
  • Superannuation provider assessment and market tender services.
  • Benefits and compensation benchmarking and advice.
  • Group life and health insurance consulting and broking services.
  • Data analytics and modelling.
  • Governance, risk and compliance consulting services.
  • Mergers and acquisitions.
  • Board evaluation and organisational governance.
  • Financial advice.
  • Global benefits.

Deloitte Centre,
Level 18
80 Queen Street, Auckland 1180
Private Bag 115033, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140
+64 9 303 0700
Richard Beauchamp (Partner)

Deloitte brings together more than 1200 specialists providing New Zealand's widest range of high quality professional services.

Our actuarial & insurance solutions practice has a proven track-record of helping companies make better-informed decisions regarding insurance liabilities, assets, capital management, performance measurement, growth, and risk. Our actuaries maintain high standards of technical excellence and work collaboratively across multiple disciplines to provide integrated solutions.

Areas of expertise:

  • Actuarial Opinions
  • Financial Reporting including Valuations
  • Insurance business support and strategy, model review
  • Pricing and analytics
  • Asset and Liability Management
  • Risk and Capital Management
  • M&A Due Diligence and Valuation
  • Audit Support
  • Appointed Actuary roles
  • Earthquake Claims Estimates

Finity Consulting
Level 27, 188 Quay Street
Auckland NZ 1010

Level 3, 166 Featherston Street
Wellington NZ 6011 
+64 4 974 5562

Finity is one of Australia and New Zealand's leading actuarial and management consulting firms. Specialising in general and health insurance, Finity combines deep industry knowledge with rigorous technical analysis to offer innovative and practical advice to a wide range of industry participants. Finity provides Appointed Actuary services to around 36 APRA and RBNZ-regulated insurers and offers a comprehensive range of services to insurance firms, government departments and self-insured businesses.

Areas of expertise:

  • Appointed actuarial services.
  • Reserving, pricing, capital and enterprise risk management.
  • Strategic guidance.
  • Regulatory support.
  • Data analytics (analysis of structured/ unstructured data).
  • Customer insights.
  • Self-insurance valuation and strategies including Comcare assessments.

Melville Jessup Weaver
Level 6, 57 Fort St
Auckland NZ 1010

Level 5, Simpl House
40 Mercer St
Wellington NZ 6011
Key Contact: David Chaimberlain

Melville Jessup Weaver is a firm of consulting actuaries with offices in Auckland and Wellington. The firm provides actuarial consulting advice, education and software solutions in the areas of insurance, superannuation, KiwiSaver, asset management, financial analysis and risk management. Their experience includes:

  • Insurance liability valuations related to the Canterbury earthquakes.
  • Working with insurers during the privatisation of ACC, and the subsequent transfer of liabilities to ACC.
  • Working with Government and private providers in the lead up to and deployment of Kiwisaver.

Melville Jessup Weaver is the New Zealand Alliance Partner of Towers Watson. Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organisations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management.

Areas of expertise

  • Superannuation.
  • General insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Asset consulting.
  • Health insurance.
  • Workers compensation.

Taylor Fry
Level 3
166 Featherston St
Wellington 6011
+64 4 974 5562

Taylor Fry is a leading independent consultancy firm providing data analytics and actuarial advice to government and business. They develop a deep understanding of their clients through building long-term relationships and providing personalised service from highly experienced analysts and actuaries. Taylor Fry’s clients receive practical, relevant and customised advice that delivers real value to their business.

Taylor Fry's services include:

  • data analytics - general insurance technical pricing and optimisation, customer insights, portfolio and resource optimisation and competitor intelligence; and
  • actuarial services - insurance liability valuations, social welfare valuation and advice, self-insurance, capital modelling and management, financial condition reports, budgeting and monitoring, policy analysis and scheme design.

Taylor Fry’s clients include insurers and reinsurers of all sizes, state and federal accident compensation schemes, self-insurers, state and federal governments, banks, telecommunications, and retail and energy sector companies.

Areas of expertise:

  • Data analytics.
  • General insurance.
  • Accident compensation.
  • Self-insurance.
  • Social welfare.