Become a Mentor

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Upskill the next generation of actuaries.

As a mentor, you will contribute to shaping the future of our profession by sharing your invaluable insights, rich experience, and leadership expertise.   

Mentors must:

  • Be a member of the Actuaries Institute
  • Have minimum 10 years’ industry experience
  • Commit for the duration of the program 
  • Believe in lifelong learning
  • Have a passion for helping others to grow their careers 
Applications for the 2024 Mentor Program have now closed. You can apply now for the next intake starting March 2025.

Why become a mentor?


Contribute to the industry and build our future leaders 

Benefit from 8-months of peer-to-peer mentoring

CPD points
(3 points per hour)

Connect with a cohort of mentors across the country 

Mentor roles and responsibilities

This is a mentee driven initiative however, Mentors need to have:

  • Excellent communications skills and be able to provide honest and open, and timely feedback, ensuring there are plenty of opportunities for mentees to ask questions and talk about their concerns 
  • A collaborative mindset and be able to foster a forum that encourages an exchange of ideas 
  • The ability to encourage your mentee and provide genuine positive reinforcement 
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality. If your mentee raises something that needs to be discussed with others, it should first be agreed to within the mentoring relationship 
  • Problem-solving skills and be an active listener 

Mentor benefits

  • Contribute to the future of the Actuarial profession 
  • Improve management, leadership, and communication skills 
  • Connect with and help others within the industry 
  • Transfer of skills and knowledge 
  • Recognition of commitment to the profession 
  • Reflection on current projects and office practice 
  • Collaboration and networking with peers 
  • Accumulate CPD points   

Start your mentor journey with us today.

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My mentee has embraced the program with enthusiasm. We met every second week at coffee shops that I didn’t even know existed! There was a lot of thought initially put into goal setting, which set mentee up to get the most out of the experience.