Actuaries In Practice - South Australia

Large Consulting Firms

Level 22,91 King William Street
Adelaide SA 5000

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.

Brett and Watson Pty Ltd
157 Grenfell Street
Adelaide SA 5000
+61 (0) 8 8232 1333

Brett and Watson provides actuarial services to a very diverse range of clients including government departments and agencies, self-insurers for workers compensation, Friendly Societies, superannuation fund trustees, employers and individuals.

Brett and Watson's fully qualified staff comprises three fellows of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia with post-fellowship experience ranging from 13 years to 30 years and they regard their high quality service to their clients as the hallmark of their business. Accordingly, whether the task is valuing liabilities or management of risks, their clients are assured of quality, comprehensiveness and practical advice.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Workers compensation.
  • General insurance
  • Friendly society
  • Valuations for legal purposes
  • Defined benefits superannuation
  • Self-managed Super Funds (SMSF)
  • General actuarial advice

Finity Consulting
Level 30
Westpac House
91 King William Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Ph +61 8 8233 5817

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.

Level 6
70 Franklin Street
Adelaide SA 5000
+61 (0) 8 8110 3400

Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer’s more than 20,000 employees are based in 42 countries, and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital.

Mercer’s retirement business works with large employers, superannuation funds, life companies, friendly societies, and other managed investment schemes to help them adapt to regulatory change, implement sound business strategies and innovative products, manage their financial risk, and comply with current legislation.

Taylor Fry
Level 22, 45 Clarence Street
Sydney NSW 2000
+61 (0) 2 9249 2900

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.


Professional Financial Consulting Pty Ltd
13 Kerr Grove
West Lakes SA 5021
PO Box 7355
West Lakes SA 5021
+61 (0) 8 8242 6088

Professional Financial Consulting Pty Ltd, which commenced in January 2004, is managed by a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.  He has over 25 years post-fellowship experience.  Actuarial advice has been provided to a number of Federal and State government entities, private companies that self-insure their workers compensation risk, locally based credit unions, a locally based bank, and legal firms.

Areas of Expertise

  • Advising on whether self-insuring the workers compensation risk is a viable option
  • Valuing a self-insured employer’s outstanding workers compensation liability
  • Advising a self-insured employer on what to provision for its outstanding workers compensation liability
  • Valuing an employer’s long service leave liability
  • Advising an externally insured employer on which of the available premium options best suits it
  • Actuarial advice in relation to consumer credit
  • Valuations associated with the Civil Liability Act 1936