James Joseph Sylvester
James Joseph Sylvester FRS (3 September 1814 – 15 March 1897) was an English mathematician. He made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory a...
Alexander Webster
Alexander Webster (1708 – January 25, 1784) was a Scottish writer and minister, son of James Webster, a covenanting minister originally from Fife, was born in Edinburgh.Alexander became a minister of ...
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Joshua Milne
Joshua Milne (1776–1851), was an English actuary.
He was appointed actuary to the Sun Life Assurance Society on 15 June 1810, and reconstructed the life tables then in use. He gave evidence before...
Wesley S. B. Woolhouse
Wesley Stoker Barker Woolhouse (6 May 1809 – 1893) was an English actuary with diverse interests in music theory, the design of steam locomotives, measurements, and many other fields, publishing books...
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Frank Redington
Frank Mitchell Redington (10 May 1906 – 23 May 1984) was a noted British actuary. Frank Redington was best known for his development of Immunisation Theory which specifies how a fixed income portfoli...
Griffith Davies
Griffith Davies (1788–1855) was a noted actuary.
Davies, son of Owen Davies, farmer and quarryman (1761–1854), was born at the foot of Cilgwyn mountain, in the parish of Llandwrog, Carnarvon, on 2...
Richard Price
Richard Price (23 February 1723 – 19 April 1791) was a Welsh moral philosopher and nonconformist preacher. He was also a political pamphleteer, active in radical, republican, and liberal causes such a...
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Bryn Davies
Brinley Howard Davies, usually known as Bryn Davies (born 17 May 1944) is a British trade unionist, actuary and politician who was Leader of the Inner London Education Authority in the early 1980s.Dav...
Bernard Benjamin
Bernard Benjamin (8 March 1910 – 15 May 2002) was a noted British health statistician, actuary and demographer. He was author or co-author of at least six books and over 100 papers in learned journals...
Joseph Burn
Sir Joseph Burn KBE, FRICS (1871–1950) was chairman of the Prudential Insurance company. He was a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and served as the organization's president from 1926–1928. The "S...
John Finlaison
John Finlaison (1783–1860) was a Scottish civil servant, government actuary and the first president of the Institute of Actuaries.John was born under the name Finlayson, however, was better known unde...
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George James Lidstone
George James Lidstone (11 December 1870, London, England – 12 May 1952, Edinburgh, Scotland) was a British actuary who made several contributions to the field of statistics. He is known for Lidstone s...
Hugh Hedley Scurfield
Hugh Scurfield is an English actuary of considerable note. He was born December 9, 1935 in the County of Durham, England; the third of four children to William Russell Scurfield and Elizabeth Morton S...
Thomas Rowe Edmonds
Thomas Rowe Edmonds (1803–1889) was an English actuary and political economist.
He was born in Penzance in Cornwall on 20 June 1803, the son of Richard Edmonds who was town clerk of Marazion, and ...
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George Barrett (actuary)
George Barrett (1752–1821) was a British actuary.
Barrett was the son of a farmer of Wheeler Street, a small hamlet in Surrey. At an early age, although engaged in daily labour, he made, unaided, ...
Christopher Daykin
Christopher Daykin (born July 18, 1948) CB is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and was the Government Actuary for the United Kingdom from 1989 to 2007. He is the second longest holder of the pos...
Thomas Galloway
Thomas Galloway FRS (26 February 1796 – 1 November 1851) was a Scottish mathematician born in Symington, South Lanarkshire, Scotland. In 1812 he entered the University of Edinburgh, where he distingui...
Edward Rowe Mores
Edward Rowe Mores, FSA (/ˈmɒrɪs/; 24 January 1731 – 22 November 1778) was an English antiquarian and scholar, with works on history and typography. He was also instrumental in the founding of T...
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Thomas Bond Sprague
Thomas Bond Sprague (born March 29, 1830, died November 29, 1920) was a Britishactuary who was the only person to have been President of both the Institute of Actuaries (1882–1886) in London an...
James Crosby (banker)
James Robert Crosby (born 14 March 1956 in Leeds) was Deputy Chairman of the Financial Services Authority from January 2004 until he resigned on 11 February 2009. He had previously been the chief exec...
Steven Haberman
Steven Haberman (born 26 June 1951) is Director and Deputy Dean in Cass Business School, Professor of Actuarial Science in its Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance and is Founding Editor of the ...
Phelim Boyle
Phelim P. Boyle (born 1941), is an Irish economist and distinguished professor and actuary, and a pioneer of quantitative finance. He is best known for initiating the use of Monte Carlo methods in opt...
Thomas Jaffrey
Sir Thomas Jaffrey, 1st Baronet (11 April 1861–23 July 1953) was a Scottish actuary and a prominent citizen of Aberdeen.Jaffrey joined the North of Scotland Bank in 1877 and in 1892 was appointe...
William Morgan (actuary)
William Morgan, FRS (26 May 1750 – 4 May 1833) was a Welsh physician, physicist and statistician, who is considered the father of modern actuarial science.
He was born in Bridgend, Glamorgans...
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James Dodson
James Dodson FRS (c.1705–1757) was a British mathematician, actuary and innovator in the insurance industry.
Matthew Maty, in his Mémoire sur la vie et sur les écrits de M. A. de Moivre, wrote tha...
Benjamin Gompertz
Benjamin Gompertz (5 March 1779 – 14 July 1865) was a British self-educated mathematician and actuary, who became a Fellow of the Royal Society. Gompertz is now best known for his Gompertz law of mort...
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William Palin Elderton
Sir William Palin Elderton KBE PhD (Oslo) (1877–1962) was a British actuary who served as president of the Institute of Actuaries (1932–1934). Elderton also had a very long association with the statis...