Mrs Amanda Aitken
" Over the years, I have come to appreciate the importance of friends and networks in achieving business (and personal!) success. My key aim as an Alumni Council member is therefore to seek out new and exciting networking opportunities for Melbourne University alumni. "
Amanda is a Director at Actuarial Edge, specialising in general and health insurance, self-insurance and data analytics. Her background is in workers' compensation, where she used her actuarial and analytical skills to uncover scheme trends and develop initiatives and strategies to improve scheme outcomes.
She particularly enjoys putting her actuarial skills to use in new ways such as forecasting membership profiles of sporting clubs, investigating staff retention rates and building remuneration optimisation models.
Amanda is an active member of the Australian actuarial community, with past and present involvement in a number of committees including the General Insurance Practice Committee, the Data Analytics Working Group and the Code of Conduct Review Taskforce.