Our sponsors

The NZSA acknowledge and thank the sponsors listed below, without whom the Conference would not be possible.

NZSA GEN RE

Gen Re | Platinum sponsor

Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. We work closely with our clients to understand their strategic and operational goals, offering a wide range of products, tools and resources that aim to promote our clients’ ongoing growth and success.

As a direct reinsurer, we are in the risk assumption business, just like our clients. Our shared perspective helps us understand and evaluate even the toughest risks - and propose the right solution for you.

Gen Re is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and has earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies. We take our commitments very seriously. And with $17.2 billion in capital and $11.8 billion in premiums (NPW), we only make promises we can keep.

Gen Re has supported the New Zealand market by providing reinsurance solutions for over 30 years and is proud to sponsor the Society of Actuary conference.

NZSA Deloitte

Gold sponsor | Conference Gala Dinner

Deloitte’s Actuarial and Insurance Services team brings together actuaries and analysts who pride themselves on providing fresh insights and thought leadership to clients and the industry. We have a proven track record in delivering and exceeding client expectations.

We take a multidisciplinary and collective approach to client service, which means our clients benefit from our ability to look at issues and opportunities from every angle. Our leaders are highly regarded in the insurance industry.

Deloitte in New Zealand is a member of Deloitte Asia Pacific Limited and of the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) Network, which operates in over 150 countries. We are part of the largest private professional services network in the world.

Deloitte’s values demonstrate our commitment to improving customer outcomes by investing in our culture, upskilling our people, and ensuring we foster inclusiveness and diversity.

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Gold partner | Monday night event

RGA Reinsurance Company, part of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA), is among the leading global providers of life reinsurance and financial solutions. With operations around the world, RGA is a member of the Fortune 500 and the only global reinsurance company to focus primarily on life- and health-related reinsurance.

Founded in 1973, RGA is recognized for its deep technical expertise in risk and capital management, innovative solutions, and commitment to serving its clients. Our customized solutions span individual life reinsurance, individual living benefits reinsurance, group reinsurance, financial solutions, facultative underwriting and product development. RGA’s mission is to enhance our partners' prosperity by supporting their financial and risk management capabilities.

To learn more about RGA and its businesses, visit the company’s website.

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Gold partner | Espresso coffee cart

Taylor Fry is a leading consultancy providing actuarial, analytics, statistical and related policy advice to business and government in New Zealand and Australia.

We help our clients make data‐informed, evidence‐based decisions to enhance their financial health, and effect meaningful change for communities and society.

Our innovations have won awards and international recognition, and are supported by our inhouse R&D function, TF Labs. This work benefits all our clients with the latest commercially driven analytics techniques. You can read more about who we are on our website.

NZSA Matt Noyce Consulting

Gold partner | Conference App

Who are we?

MNC delivers actuarial and data science services to insurers, reinsurers and wealth managers. Our clients seek out our extensive experience within life insurance and value our disruptive approach, including building new analytical and predictive models using agile technologies.

What does that mean for you?

We have 20 actuaries and data scientists on the team with a range of experience. The lean structure of our organisation allows us to be autonomous, agile, efficient and provide a competitive alternative to larger consulting firms, whilst being able to scale up resources for large projects.

A growing customer base

MNC has worked with more than 20 clients in the Australian market and our team has trebled in size over the last 18 months.

Client Testimonial

“MNC’s team truly exceeded our expectations through the team’s responsiveness, resource flexibility, 24 hour service delivery and superior data analytics capabilities. MNC’s flexible resource model, enabled us to produce deeply insightful analysis under very short time frames that ultimately enabled us to understand and manage the risks better. I would highly recommend MNC.”

Didier How Yin Fat, Group Risk Pricing Actuary Life & Investments, Zurich Financial Services

Find out more: www.mattnoyceconsulting.com.au

Silver partner | Notebook and pen

Melville Jessup Weaver is the largest firm of consulting actuaries in New Zealand. We use our extensive experience, knowledge, and resources to provide demonstrable value to our clients. We are skilled at understanding, solving, and communicating solutions to meet client needs.

At Melville Jessup Weaver, we pride ourselves in our independence. We take an objective view of the issues facing clients and provide unconflicted advice, with no possibility of being influenced by a parent company, competing lines of business, or other organisation.

The firm provides actuarial consulting in the areas of insurance, superannuation, KiwiSaver, investment consulting, financial analysis, and risk management. We are the Appointed Actuary for several general and life insurers. We also have a strong superannuation administration business.

Melville Jessup Weaver is affiliated with WTW, a leading global professional services company that helps organisations improve performance through effective people, risk, and financial management. WTW has more than 45,000 employees in more than 140 countries and is located on the web at www.wtwco.com

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Bronze partner | Keynote Speaker: Michelle Dickinson

The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. Through our work with clients, we fulfil our vision of helping to make the world more resilient. Our Reinsurance Business Unit covers both Property & Casualty and Life & Health.

What sets us apart is our financial strength, unrivalled knowledge and expertise, quality underwriting and, most importantly, our partnership approach with clients. We collaborate with our clients to understand their needs, and subsequently develop solutions that capitalise on the quality of our expertise.

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Bronze partner | Keynote speaker: Nathan Wallis

Finity is a strategic analytics firm that brings your data to life with an actuarial approach, a practical lens and a human perspective. Finity is a trusted partner of New Zealand tech start-ups through to large-scale organisations with experts in areas such as Climate, AI and Risk Management and products curated to suit organisational needs.

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Bronze partner | Pocket Programme

Convergence is a long-standing specialist in recruitment for the Actuarial profession. Since our inception in 2010, we have assisted organisations to recruit actuarial talent across product development, pricing, reporting & valuation, reinsurance, risk management, and projects & transformation.

Convergence is an employee-owned business of like-minded career recruitment specialists who believe people should be every organisation’s most valuable asset. Drawing on our team’s extensive experience, a rigorous approach to both search and selection, and extensive networks born from an innate passion for people, we match inspirational leaders and skilled specialists with exceptional businesses that thrive on high performing talent.

We unlock the power and potential of belonging, connecting people with workplaces they will love.