Richard Bruynel Research Prize
The award celebrates the legacy of a former member, Richard Bruynel, who was eager to encourage actuaries to carry out and share in a formal way high quality research. Richard left a bequest to the Society in the form of a prize fund for the best paper presented to the biennial conference. Papers are to be innovative, original and have some practical use.
Awarded 2021 conference paper
The prize was awarded to John Gibbs, Jenny Hu, and Matthew Bloomer from the Ministry of Social Development, for their paper ‘What happened to people who left the benefit system during the year ended 30 June 2019.’ The judges were equally impressed by the conference presentation, which also included Jeffrey Azzato and Ho Chang Choi as presenters.
Awarded 2019 for 2018 conference paper
Jeremy Holmes, Marcella Lau and Aaron Park
An actuarial approach to modelling vehicle injuries and fatalities
Awarded 2017 for 2016 conference paper
Awarded 2015 for 2014 conference paper
Christine Ormrod, Alison O’Connell, Catherine Edgar, Daniel Mussett, Jonathan Eriksen and Mark Channon
Income streaming and retirement: options for New Zealand
Awarded 2013 for 2012 conference paper
Awarded 2011 for 2010 conference paper
Andrea Gluyas and Christine Ormrod
New Zealand Superannuation Scheme Valuation Assumptions
Awarded 2009 for 2008 conference paper