A graduate of City University London, Joanne qualified as a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in 2000 and has held a Scheme Actuary practising certificate since 2003.
Her role is mainly to advise trustees on their defined benefit or hybrid pension arrangements and she currently holds Scheme Actuary appointments for schemes ranging in size from £5m to £400m. Her experience is deep and wide and includes, for example, protracted funding negotiations, employer debt calculations, scheme merger advice, as well as providing training to trustees on appropriate topics. She has over twenty-five years’ pensions experience advising both public sector and private sector organisations, having started her actuarial career as a trainee actuary at the Government Actuary’s Department in London.
Joanne is part of Quantum’s senior management team responsible for running the Firm. She is also responsible for maintaining our Institute & Faculty of Actuaries Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation, ensuring high quality actuarial advice is delivered throughout the Firm. This includes the training and development of Quantum’s more junior actuarial consultants.