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Prof Benjamin Avanzi

The University of Melbourne


Professor Benjamin Avanzi is Professor of Actuarial Studies at The University of Melbourne. He worked as an actuarial consultant in Switzerland and Canada, was Executive Chairman of the Board of a Swiss pension fund from 2006 to 2008, and held full-time academic positions in Australia and Canada since 2008. Benjamin is an "Actuary SAA" with the Swiss Association of Actuaries (fully qualified actuary, equivalent to Fellow in Switzerland), an Affiliate member of the Australian Actuaries Institute, an Academic member of the Casualty Actuarial Society, as well as a member of the ASTIN section of the IAA. He is also a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.