The committee considers and reports to Council on the promotion of actuarial research in South Africa.

The committee’s objectives are to:

  • Actively support the development of actuarial research through the Actuarial Society’s education, CPD, standard setting, public policy, and research activities.
  • Actively identify and promote opportunities for members working in research and facilitate communication, discussion and liaison within the profession on relevant topics.
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of the Actuarial Society through research and, in so doing, to support the Actuarial Society brand promise of “thought leadership”.

The committee members are as follows:

Committee Members
Robert Maxwell
Ronald Richman
Stephen Walker
Conrad Beyers
Shaun Levitan
Kwanda Ngwenduna
Megan Carswell
Sure Mataramvura
Marius du Toit
Mario Giuricich
Kuda Mupandawana
David Kirk
Emlyn Flint
Sandy Govender


  • Visit the presentations webpage for Research papers and presentations from past professional events of the Actuarial Society.

Please refer to the Research Practice Area Activities for further detail on:

  • Research grants
  • Research tenders
  • Research methods
  • Research support
  • Research prizes
  • Research output

Contact information for any queries regarding Research papers and publications:

Sandy Govender on