David Quinn-Watson

David Quinn-Watson

Managing Director
BSc (Hons)
Fellow Institute Actuaries UK (1987) and Australia (1991)

 

David has more than thirty years experience in specialist actuarial insurance and superannuation service. For the past five years, he oversaw the large client consulting practice at Bendzulla Actuarial, which was a recipient of Business Review Weekly's ‘Client Choice Awards’ 2007-2008. Previously, he held senior actuarial and consulting roles with some of Australia's leading financial services organizations.

Clients served include all levels of government, leading wealth management corporations, middle and top-end corporations, NGO’s, superannuation funds, and centralised long service leave funds. Working with boards and senior management in areas of operational risk and strategy is a recognised speciality.

David has significant involvement in social investment in Australia. He is chairman of Social Investment Australia Ltd – part of the Foresters ANA group - which focuses on developing innovative financial and social solutions for low income groups across Australia. David also lectures in Superannuation as part of the actuarial masters programme at Sydney’s Macquarie University.

He has had significant involvement with the actuarial profession and the Institute of Actuaries Australia over the past eight years, including as a member of the Legislation Sub-Committee of the Superannuation and Employee Benefits Practice Committee. David's passion is to provide excellence, clarity and simplicity of communication in advising on his clients’ specific business needs.