About Paul

Paul Sweeting is a Professor of Actuarial Science at the University of Kent and an independent consultant on investment, longevity and pensions issues.

Before joining the University of Kent, he held a number of roles in pensions, insurance and investment. Most recently, was Head of Research at Legal & General Investment Management, before which he was European Head of the Strategy Group and a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Professor Sweeting was also responsible for developing the longevity reinsurance strategy for Munich Reinsurance. Prior to this, he was Director of Research at Fidelity Investments’ Retirement Institute. He also has extensive experience as a consulting actuary advising on pensions and investment issues for a range of pension schemes and their corporate sponsors.

Professor Sweeting has written a number of papers on issues such as pensions, longevity and investment. In addition, he authored a text book, “Financial Enterprise Risk Management“, which is used as a set text by actuarial organisations around the world. He has also written a crime thriller (“Figures of Death“) and a children’s book (“The Spaceboy who was Scared of Heights“)

“I am affiliated to a number of professional bodies. In particular, I am a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, and of the Royal Statistical Society. In addition, I am a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary and a CFA Charterholder.”