Tim Howell was appointed the Chief Life Actuary of Zurich’s Life and Investments Australian business in April 2015 after six years with Zurich including holding the position of Director of the Asia Pacific Actuarial Service Centre based in Kuala Lumpur.
Tim Howell became Chief Actuary of Life and Finance for Zurich Australia on 1 April 2015, after six years with Zurich. Prior to joining the Australian team, he was the director of the Asia Pacific Actuarial Service Centre based in Kuala Lumpur, leading a regional team of actuarial professionals to support the life actuarial reporting for business units across the Asia Pacific. This included consulting to both start up and established businesses within the Zurich Group, and implementing governance best practices. Under his leadership, usage of the actuarial service centre expanded and the team built a reputation for high-performance.
In his current role based in Sydney, Tim is responsible for all areas of actuarial model development, application, consulting and reporting. He also is responsible for strategy and risk management, process improvement, plus capital management, pricing, financial modelling and reporting.
Prior to joining Zurich, Tim held management and actuarial roles at Ernst and Young and Tower Australia, and has more than 12 years experience as an actuary. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.