Marjorie Ngwenya is the President-elect of the The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). She was most recently Chief Risk Officer of Old Mutual’s African Operations based in Johannesburg. She was previously a director at Mazars in London and has extensive experience in the consulting and reinsurance fields. She is the first IFoA President to be based outside the UK.
Marjorie has been an active volunteer for the IFoA and has just served four years as a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and is a current member of the Management Board. She was the editor of The Actuary magazine for three years until 2011. As an overseas member of Council, Marjorie represents the IFoA as an ambassador, partaking in business visits of the Lord Mayor of London and connecting with the IFoA’s substantial overseas membership. She is a trustee of the Legal Resources Trust in South Africa.
Speaking of her ICON recognition she said, “I am delighted to have been recognised by C.Hub magazine for the ICON award for my contribution to education, science and innovation – receiving this award is a great honour. I am passionate about the development of actuarial science, particularly in the context of developing economies.
Emeka Anyanwu C. Hub magazine publisher said, “we are proud to have such young African woman making strides in the global scene. That is what CA award is all about. To identify and celebrate excellence in all areas of endeavour. We’re indeed delighted to have Marjorie as an ICON of CA award 2016.”