David Chamberlain

David Chamberlain is an actuary with over 30 years of commercial experience in the financial services sector. Specialising in insurance, in particular life insurance, David has helped businesses both strategically and operationally. David has worked with a variety of clients from fishing companies to superannuation funds on many fascinating projects. He has experience in unit pricing and unit pricing error correction. He focuses on, and takes pride in, helping clients achieve a track record of success. He has experience both as an Executive and as a Director.

Prior to joining MJW David led the team building an insurance business for a New Zealand government owned bank in New Zealand. This encompassed all aspects of building the business including meeting the licencing requirements to operate as an insurer in New Zealand. Insurers in New Zealand are prudentially supervised by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

He was previously Chairman of the New Zealand Blood Service for 12 years, a member of the University Council of Victoria University of Wellington and a Director of At Work Insurance Limited, the State Owned Enterprise set up to compete during the privatisation of compensation for work-related injuries in New Zealand.  He currently Chairs the Trustees of the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand.

He is currently the Appointed Actuary to two New Zealand life insurers.

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+64 (4) 830 0117

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