Life Insurance and Wealth Management

The Life Insurance and Wealth Management Practice Committee (LIWMPC):

  • contributes to the strategic direction of the Institute;
  • actively supports the development of actuarial practice through the Institute’s education, CPD, standard-setting, public policy and research activities; and
  • actively identifies and promotes opportunities for members working in life insurance and wealth management and facilitates communication and liaison within the profession.

The responsibilities of the LIWMPC include:

  • Identifying new and emerging technical and practice needs of members.
  • Identifying risk exposures for the profession in life insurance and wealth management and making recommendations to Council on how to manage these.
  • Maintaining and developing professional education materials, including reviewing the course syllabus.
  • Identifying continuing professional development needs of members and developing CPD programs and opportunities.
  • Identifying potential issues for research and development.
  • Reviewing and developing relevant Professional Standards and Practice Guidelines.
  • Preparing public policy submissions on technical issues affecting life insurance and wealth management and on matters of broader public interest, including research activity.
  • Communicating on a regular basis with members (e.g. via e-newsletters and Actuaries Digital articles) on issues and developments affecting life insurance and wealth management.
  • Developing links with other actuarial bodies (overseas) and relevant professional and industry bodies.
  • Reviewing existing and identifying new Policy Statements for Council’s ‘Statements of Policy and Procedures’.


WMSC Members

Eric McNamara (Chair)
Daniel Rose (Deputy Chair)
Didier How Yin Fat (Secretary)
David Millar (LIWMPC Rep)
David Carruthers
Alex Kam Chuen Leung
Felix Sun
Hendrie Koster
Vivian Yu
Henry Zhang

LPDSC Members

Stephen Dixon (Convenor)
Wesley Chan
Jenny Gibson
Young Goh
Ronald Lai
Catherine Robertson-Hodder
Danny Bechara
Hean Peng Thniah
Mike Callan
Stephen Hungerford
Graham Kelly
Colette Reid
Ming Tan
Bruce Thomson
Jill Withers
Yee Ling Yang

LFRSC Members

Nick Kulikov (Convenor)
Jamie Kernot
Bruce Vincent
Chris Scheuber
Brett Pickett
Eric Tsui
Owen Wormald
Ian Wong
Stuart Mainland
Jih Ying Tioh
Randy Amidharmo
Eric Cheng
Jessica Chen

Retirement Incomes Working Group

Anthony Asher (Chair)
Paul Swinhoe
Paul Scully
Darren Wickham
Brnic Van Wyk
Anthony Saliba
Richard Boyfield
Luis Sarmiento
Jeff Humphreys
Jim O’Donnell
Ramona Meyricke
Glenn Langton
Jim Hennington
Nicolette Rubinsztein
Pavel Shevchenko
John De Ravin
Graham Kelly
Mike Callan
Russel Chesler
Geoff Dunsford
Kerwin Gu
Wade Matterson
Jonathan Ng

Member Communications Members

Richard Land (Convenor)
Melissa Yeoh
Wen Yi Tang
John Low
Wen Yi Tang
Angat Sandhu
Ramona Meyricke
Esther Kahumburu
Melissa Yeoh
Peter Erlandsen

Life Faculty Members

LIWMPC Education Sponsor  Ilan Leas
Life Faculty Course Leader Steve Miles
Chief Examiners Matthew Wood
Andy Siu
Assistant Examiners
Danny Bechara
Julia Lessing
Alice Truong
Course Leaders
Georgina Hemmings
Fei Zhang
Andrew Patterson
Richard Land
Bruce Thomson
2A Review Team
John Oakley
Georgina Hemmings
Nabet Sedghi
Chris Woolfrey
Soon Choi Ong
Kirsten Flynn
2B Review Team
Kelvin Mo
Lillian Chong
Alisa Holz
Colin Yellowlees
Lucy Hammerman
Michael Dermody
Anthony Carey
Matthew Chae

Retirement Strategy Group

Benjamin Facer
Andrew Boal
David Knox
Nicolette Rubinsztein
Catherine Nance
Michael Rice
Tony Bofinger 
Darren Wickham
Anthony Asher
John McLenaghan
Elayne Grace

CPD Working Group Members

Jia Yi Tan (convenor)
Quanyie Tan
Shweta Krishna
Peter Kariatlis
Paul Ivory