Volunteer Vacancies

Public Policy Council Committee (PPCC) – Vacancies

The PPCC is a primary Institute Committee that reports to Council. It meets quarterly but also reviews public policy documents (Green papers, Dialogues, Submissions), as required.

The Committee is undergoing a refresh to fill some gaps that have arisen. In particular the PPCC is looking for actuaries with expertise in the following fields;

  • Data analytics
  • Health
  • Climate change
  • Disability
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Retirement/ superannuation.

Interested candidates should also demonstrate previous experience in public policy development.

Members wishing to apply should send a copy of their CV and any supporting material to John McLenaghan john.mclenaghan@actuaries.asn.au

by Friday, 19 April, 2019.

Key elements of the PPCC’s terms of reference include:


  • To develop and recommend to Council the public policy approach and focus for the Institute.
  • To ensure submissions and external communications are consistent with the Institute’s public policy approach.
  • To promote the brand of actuary consistent with the Institute’s strategic vision.


The duties of the Public Policy Council Committee are to:

  • develop and recommend to Council public policy positions for the Institute;
  • oversee the development of submissions and other advocacy initiatives to ensure alignment with the Institute’s public policy positions; and
  • oversee media and other external communications of policy-related matters.

cyber working group members

The Actuaries Institute established a Cyber Working Group in 2016. It's initial focus has been on Cyber Insurance with presentations at Institute events and Insight sessions.  Our focus is now shifting to managing cyber risk for insurers and other financial institutions.  We would like to hear from members who work in the area and would like to actively contribute.  Deadline for expressions of interest is COB Monday 15 April 2019. 


The Risk Management Education Faculty is seeking two additional members to support its work as external examiners for accredited universities offering Part III Course 7A Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) course.

The role involves:

  • Supporting the lead external university examiners reviewing and marking a sample of assignments and exams over the course of the year, and providing timely feedback.
  • Key commitments are in June or July and Oct or Nov, depending on the university.
  •  Supporting the Institute's provision of ERM material through the online tutoring and one-day ERM workshop.
  • Supporting the CERA accreditation process.

The Faculty also shapes the Institute's ERM education offering.

If you are a CERA qualified member and are interested in a role, or would like more information, please contactPeter Yeates to express your interest by COB Monday, 15 April 2019.

Vacant Role - Secretary LIWMPC

The Life Insurance & Wealth Management Practice Committee (LIWMPC) is looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to act as Committee Secretary.

The Secretary is a full member of the Committee and plays a crucial role by:

  • Partnering with the Convenor to set the annual meeting plan and monthly agenda
  • Preparing the monthly meeting packs, using online Board software
  • Recording the minutes, actions and follow ups from each meeting, and monitoring progress of action items
  • Answering queries from members, Institute staff and other interested parties
  • Liaising with the Life and Wealth Management sub-committees, as well as with various working groups, to ensure information flows occurs in an appropriate, efficient and timely manner.

This is an great opportunity to be involved with leading actuaries in the life insurance and wealth management areas and be party to interesting discussions on current and emerging issues.

Interested actuaries should submit EOI to John.McLenaghan@actuaries.asn.au by Monday 8 April.

Actuaries Institute Professional Development Committee

We are looking for members working in life insurance, reinsurance or wealth management fields with a good understanding of industry issues to join the Actuaries Institute Professional Development Committee.

As a committee member, you will be involved in organising the Actuaries Institute Insights sessions and have the opportunity to contribute to the Life Insurance Wealth Management newsletter.

To express your interest, please contact Shweta Krishna via email shweta.krishna@au.ey.com or on mobile: +61 423 289 033.

Fellowship Program Exam Markers needed

Fellowship Program Exam Markers are needed for Semester 1 2019 for the following courses:

  • LIRV – Life Insurance and Retirement Valuation
  • Course 3A and B General Insurance
The role involves but is not limited to assessing Fellowship (previously Part III) candidates’ exam papers; providing feedback on questions and the marking guide to the Exam Team; and, assisting the Exam Team fulfil their tasks regarding the marking of the exam. This role attracts a nominal payment.

If you are a Fellow with three or more years post qualification experience and are interested in a role or would like more information, please contact education@actuaries.asn.au, we would like to receive expression of interest by Friday 29 March.

high school volunteers

The Actuaries Institute's High School Program aims to nurture the interest of mathematically gifted high school students so they are able to consider the actuarial profession at an early stage. We organise school visits where volunteers will deliver a presentation on the profession, outline pathways and also engage in Q&A and share their personal journey to becoming an actuary. 

We are looking to further expand and improve the program in 2019. If you are interested in becoming involved in the program or would like more information, please contact Jennifer Yu

This page will be updated regularly with new and existing vacancies. In the meantime, please send any volunteering expressions of interest to volunteers@actuaries .asn.au