Grant Thornton has appointed John Graham as a life actuarial director within its financial markets group.
Graham brings more than 17 years experience gained around the world and joins GT from one of the Big Four accounting firms in Cape Town.
He was previously responsible for research and development, financial management and strategic issues relating to life and pensions.
Graham also has experience of the South African life and health markets , risk actuarial design in Australia for death, trauma, total and permanent disability and disability income products.
He has also designed life assurance and financial engineering analysis products for financial services groups and run emerging markets conferences on how to manage, operate and regulate financial services businesses.
Graham says: “I am excited about having returned to the UK to continue my career within the life actuarial market, particularly as the industry is changing so much at the moment. I am looking forward to utilising my experience gained over the past 17 years across both hemispheres to help grow the practice and extend our offering within the marketplace, ensuring that we are a real and credible alternative to the Big Four.”