KPMG welcomes new life insurance head

KPMG welcomes new life insurance head | Insurance Business Australia

KPMG welcomes new life insurance head

Consulting firm KPMG has announced the appointment of Pauline Blight-Johnston as a partner in its actuarial and financial risk practice, effective October 08, 2019

In her new role, Blight-Johnston will lead the firm’s life insurance sector. She joins KPMG from Challenger, where she is general manager, group strategy, and responsible for local and international growth opportunities. Prior to Challenger, Blight-Johnston had leadership roles at AMP and Asteron. She was also managing director of Australia for global life reinsurer RGA, with responsibility for Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Japan.

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“I am honoured and excited by the opportunity to join Australia’s leading actuarial and financial risk management consulting practice,” said Blight-Johnston. “I very much look forward to working with the KPMG team and others across the industry to help reshape the financial services industry to better meet the needs of all Australians that rely on us to provide financial peace of mind.”

“We are thrilled that Pauline has chosen to join us and she will be a huge asset to our actuarial and financial risk management practice,” said Hoa Bui, partner-in-charge of actuarial risk at KPMG. “Her experience, drive and ideas and deep industry leadership experience will greatly benefit our client offerings.”