Andrew Firbank Named Investment Actuary Of The Year 2017

04 December 2017

The Director and Actuary for JLT's Investment Solutions' Investment Consulting team was nominated and voted for by industry peers in Actuarial Post Awards

JLT Employee Benefits (JLT), a leading UK pensions and employee benefits consultancy, is delighted to announce that Andrew Firbank, Director and Actuary at the firm, has won the coveted title of ‘Investment Actuary of the Year 2017’ in the 6th Actuarial Post Awards.

The awards, announced today in Actuarial Post’s December magazine, were set up to celebrate and reward the talent and achievements of individuals in the actuarial arena. Each individual was nominated, and a shortlist of candidates voted on, by the publication’s readers.

Andrew has over 20 years’ actuarial experience, advising a number of prestigious clients, from FTSE 100 Plcs to SMEs, on strategic investment matters. In his current role, he also advises several employers on pension and remuneration matters including executive pensions, sale and purchase activity, and numerous liability de-risking exercises working jointly with employers and trustees.

Andrew joined JLT in 2002 having previously worked at Mercer for eight years following his graduation from the University of Warwick with a First Class Honours Degree in Mathematics.

Andrew Firbank, Director, JLT Employee Benefits, commented: ‘Having kindly been shortlisted two years ago, to be nominated and shortlisted a second time, and going on to win, is a great privilege. I am extremely grateful to those who believed me to be worthy of their vote.’

To read Andrew’s interview on Actuarial Post, please click the following link.

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About JLT Employee Benefits

JLT Employee Benefits is one of the UK’s leading employee benefit providers offering a wide range of benefit and pension services, including administration, actuarial and pension consultancy, investment, Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs) and Small Self Administered Schemes (SSASs) administration, flexible benefits, healthcare, benefit communication and financial education.

JLT Employee Benefits employs over 2,200 professionals throughout the UK and in 2015 had revenues of £167.4m in UK & Ireland.

Pensions and employee benefits companies within the JLT Employee Benefits group of companies include: JLT Benefit Solutions Ltd, Profund Solutions Limited, JLT Wealth Management Limited, JLT Investment Management Limited and Independent Trustee Services Limited. JLT Employee Benefits is part of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc.

About Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc

Jardine Lloyd Thompson is one of the world's largest providers of insurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. JLT's client proposition is built upon its deep specialist knowledge, client advocacy, tailored advice and service excellence.

JLT is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and owns offices in 41 territories with some 10,600 employees. Supported by the JLT International Network, it offers risk management and employee benefit solutions in 141 countries.