Bio Fred Rowley

Australia
Actuaries Institute
Fred Rowley
Fred Rowley

Fred Rowley has worked for over 40 years in the life insurance industry and is an experienced financial and general manager. He qualified as an actuary in the UK and relocated to Australia in 1990. As a senior actuary, he has advised companies, boards, and insurance regulators, on matters including:

  • financial reporting, embedded values, capital and risk management
  • corporate reconstructions, demutualisation, and M&A transactions
  • product development, corporate planning and strategy

In the mid-1990’s he led the actuarial work stream supporting the A$20bn demutualisation of the Australian Mutual Provident Society and served as Chief Corporate Actuary of AMP Ltd until 2004.

From 2007 to 2009, Fred was instrumental in negotiating the CERA treaty, which was signed in Hyderabad, India, in 2009. This treaty brought together fourteen leading actuarial associations worldwide to create the first global credential for actuaries in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).

He is currently Deputy Chief Actuary and Appointed Actuary of TAL Life Ltd in Sydney Australia, a major wholly-owned subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life of Japan.

He was President of the Actuaries’ Institute in 2007, and was elected to serve as President of the International Actuarial Association for 2015.