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:

Name Surname Role
Christiaan Opperman Chair
Amon Magunje
Ania Kamerski
David Rodda
Bayanda Dumezweni
Christiaan Ahlers
Benjamin April
Musa Malwandla
David Hatherell
Niraj Rijhumal
Ross Harris
Thomas Sithole
Jerome Mahadeo
Jihad Jhaveri
Kearan Hartzenberg
Kondelelani Muthaphuli
Kudakwashe Mupandawana
Kudzai Chigiji
Letsatsi Pole
Mark Brits
Mark Steinhaus
Motlatsi Mutlanyane
Niel Fourie
Pravin Burra
Richardt Hechter
Rolf van den Heever
Bianca Theron
Tsitsi Makoni
Adam Balusik
Elia Roussos
Michael Tichareva

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