Aiza Yasmin Benyamin BSc, MSc, FIA

Title:                    Partner & Actuary
Organization:    Actuarial Partners Consulting Sdn. Bhd.
Suite 17.02 Kenanga International
Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Work Area Insurance Investment (ALM), Risk Management & Life

Work experience:

Aiza graduated with a Masters in Actuarial Science in 1995 from City University, UK. She has been with Actuarial Partners Consulting (formerly Mercer Zainal Consulting) since she graduated in 1995 and became a Partner of the firm in 2010. She qualified as a Fellow of the UK Institute of Actuaries in Dec 2002. Working in a consulting environment, she has had exposure to multifaceted actuarial work in both traditional and non-traditional areas.

In the following 10 years post qualification, she heads a team of actuarial associates within the KL office which are involved in numerous consulting projects related to life insurance and Takaful. This range from Appointed Actuary related work (including pricing, valuation to bonus revisions and surplus distribution), to M&A due diligence and Capital Management Plans. For retakaful, this involved market feasibility studies. Aiza also peer reviews Due Diligence work related to General Insurance.

Her current focus is on investment and risk related projects. She recently assisted a Social Security Fund understand their funding requirements, and hence investment options using ALM techniques. On risk, she performs reviews on insurers’ ICAAP processes and is also involved in risk auditing to identify weaknesses and suggest improvements in firms’ operations.

Aiza currently heads a team which has developed an ALM solution for life insurers in Malaysia using Mo.Net actuarial software.

Recent presentations:

Over the last year, she has presented on ALM topics in Malaysia, Sri Lanka and during the EAAC in Taiwan.

Contact details:

E-mail: Telephone: 603- 2161 0433