Experienced actuary and executive with experience in a variety of actuarial and strategic roles including; enterprise risk management, ORSA, capital management, pricing, product development, micro-insurance, regulatory engagement & regime development and business turnaround plans.
Alex has 16 years of experience in the insurance industry working directly for, and consulting to, insurance companies in South Africa and Europe. While working in The Netherlands, he gained extensive experience in a variety of actuarial fields and in particular worked on a number of multi-disciplinary Solvency II implementation projects. During these engagements Alex gained in depth experience in developing and leading the implementation of one of the first Group-wide Own Risk & Solvency Assessment (ORSA) processes and reports at a large multi-national insurer.
Most recently, Alex has been involved in a variety of engagements including external and internal audit roles, Curatorship assistance, Due Diligence engagements and general actuarial consulting covering both life and non-life insurers predominantly in South Africa but also covering the rest of Africa. Alex is also involved in various industry working groups. This has included those focusing on amongst others; the development of an ORSA approach for CRO Forum members, the implementation of the South African risk based capital regime (SAM), and micro-insurance regulatory requirements and actuarial guidance in South Africa.