Dani is a qualified actuary (FASSA) and worked as a consultant for PwC and Alexander Forbes. He recently started his own actuarial firm which gives him the flexibility to freelance and to apply his actuarial skills to a wider range of problems. Dani has built models and reports for a number of the biggest banks and listed companies in South Africa.
Built discounted cash flow models incorporating employee turnover, mortality, and other statistical features to value employee benefits.
Developed standard valuation reports which are used to detail the results of valuations and analyses performed.
Built a property valuation model to calculate the NPV and IRR for any property.
Designed and stood up the company website.
Focus areas: Employee Benefits Valuations, Data Analysis, Business Development, Actuarial, Pensions
Actuary, Senior Actuarial Analyst
2015 - 2017
Valued and determined accounting disclosures for dozens of defined-benefit employee benefit schemes for companies' financial statements. Clients included many of the largest listed companies in South Africa.
Valued over a hundred loss of support and loss of earnings claims of people involved in accidents.
Built an automated membership data checking model.
Initiated a department-wide efficiency drive to improve processes and standardize models.
Created a model for a large financial services firm to assist them in changing the remuneration structure for their employees.
Built a model for a large media company to launch an emergency savings fund for their employees.
Traditionally confined to the realms of insurance and pensions, actuaries are now branching out into the wider business world.
The long-termist and statistical approach of actuarial science makes it an invaluable tool for recurring income businesses. This article looks at how, showing examples of usage within customer lifetime value and human resources.
Fellow in Actuarial Science
Actuarial Society of South Africa - South Africa
2009 - 2014
Bachelor's degree (with honors) in Actuarial Science
Wits University - Johannesburg
2012 - 2012
Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science and Statistics