Activities of committee / mandate of committee

The Banking Committee was established to consider the current and potential actuarial involvement in this area. The committee’s objectives include investigation of key issues in the banking environment and providing guidance to actuaries practising in this environment.

The growing demand for the actuarial skills set has seen the number of actuaries and actuarial students in the banking environment grow significantly. The Banking committee was established to consider the current and future actuarial involvement in banking.

The committee has set the following main objectives:

  • Consider, from the point of view of the actuarial profession, matters relating to Banking.
  • Advise the actuarial profession on all matters relating to Banking related activities.
  • Lead in the development of educational material and professional guidance for actuaries.
  • Engage in research, which provides further insights into Banking.
  • Provide quality sessional meetings, at least three times a year.

Who are the committee

The committee members are as follows:

Committee Member Position
Christiaan Opperman Chair
Allister Abye
Ania Kamerski
Bayanda Dumezweni
Chigiji Kudzai
Christiaan Ahlers
Jerome Mahadeo
David Rodda
Kondelelani Muthaphuli
Kuda Mupandawana
Mark Brits
Mark Steinhaus
Motlatsi Mutlanyane
Michael Tichareva
Musa Malwandla
Niraj Rijhumal
Pravin Burra
Roseanne Harris
Rolf van den Heever
Thomas Sithole
Tsitsi Makoni
Niel Fourie
Amon Magunje
Adam Balusik
Elia Roussos
Kearan Hartzenberg
Benjamin April
Anisa Mathura
Bianca Theron

Presentations and articles

Visit the past presentations page for Banking and Finance papers and presentations from past professional events of the Actuarial Society.

Useful links

Please refer to the Practice Area Activities for details on committee activities and events.

Relevant documents
Terms of reference

Contact information

Kudzai Chigiji
Jerome Mahadeo