Chris Hancorn is the Partner who leads the Hong Kong team of PwC’s Asia Actuarial Services practice, applying the risk and analytical skills of actuaries to the life insurance industry, banking and other capital-intensive projects and industries.
He has over 20 years of experience in risk management, capital management, market reporting, product design, pricing and distribution, and actuarial valuation for long-term insurers, and has provided advice to other industries on risk management and financial modelling.
Chris is an expert in risk and capital management for long-term insurers, and led a number of major projects for large insurers to develop capability in this area. In particular, he led projects to develop and review internal capital models and own-risk and solvency assessment processes that are central to financial management in today’s regulatory environment for insurers.
Prior to joining PwC, Chris qualified as a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries with The Standard Life Assurance Company where he performed a number of roles in the UK and the Republic of Ireland in product development, distribution and financial management.
Chris is an active member of the Actuarial Profession. He served on Council of the Faculty of Actuaries from 2008-2010 and a number of working parties, and is a Fellow member of the Actuarial Society of Hong Kong. He has a first class honours degree in Mathematics and Statistics from The University of Edinburgh.