Joanne is a partner with two decades of experience consulting to insurance firms. She currently leads the IFRS17 practice in implementing IFRS17 as well as training and going beyond implementation to truly thrive under IFRS17.
Joanne is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in the United Kingdom and has 20 years of experience in consultancy and insurance. Her primary focus is currently IFRS17, assisting in the IFRS17 projects for insurers and Takaful companies in Malaysia, Brunei, Kenya and Jordan
Joanne has been involved in various actuarial assignments including statutory valuation, business projection, FCR, profit reporting and independent actuarial review works for insurers and Takaful companies. She has involved in various merger and acquisition works and has led the project to develop life insurance industry mortality table M1115.
Areas of Expertise
I have had the privilege of working alongside Joanne as a consultant on the IFRS17 project, and I am delighted to offer my thoughts on our collaboration. Joanne has consistently displayed qualities that have not only made our work highly productive but also enjoyable.
One of Joanne’s standout attributes is her helpful nature. She has proven to be an invaluable resource, always ready to offer her expertise and support whenever needed. Whether it’s answering questions, providing guidance, or offering innovative solutions, Joanne has consistently gone above and beyond to ensure the success of our project. Her willingness to share her knowledge and help others has made her an indispensable part of our team.
Joanne’s prompt action has been a significant asset throughout the project. She possesses an impressive ability to swiftly analyze situations, make informed decisions, and take appropriate action. Her proactive approach has enabled us to stay on track and meet critical milestones, even in the face of challenges. Joanne’s sense of urgency and dedication to promptness have made a notable difference in the project’s overall efficiency.
In addition to her technical skills, Joanne’s humble demeanor has greatly contributed to our collaborative efforts. Despite her extensive expertise, she remains humble and approachable, treating everyone with respect and actively seeking input from others. Her humility has fostered a positive and inclusive work environment, promoting open communication and teamwork. Joanne’s humility is truly commendable and has played a vital role in creating a cohesive and harmonious project team.
Working with Joanne on the IFRS17 project has been an enriching experience. Her helpful nature, prompt action, and humble approach have undoubtedly elevated the quality of our work and the overall project outcomes. I am grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with such a remarkable consultant, and I am confident that her contributions will continue to be invaluable.”
Arif Asnawi Leong Md Dennis, Head of the Actuarial Division, Syarikat Takaful Brunei Darussalam