Nick Foster

Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Programme Director, BSc Mathematics Nick Fosterand Actuarial Science

Department of Mathematics

University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK

Tel: +44 (0) 116 229 7540

Office: MA210, Michael Atiyah Building


I am a qualified actuary with over 10 years experience with previous employers including Towers Watson, Aon Hewitt and Bluefin (now Capita). My previous roles mainly involved supporting corporate and trustee pension clients with managing their pensions obligations. I have also worked as a risk manager for a mutual insurer and provided freelance consultancy. I contribute to a blog periodically at

At the University I am responsible for:

  • The delivery of professionally accredited actuarial science degrees for our BSc students;
  • Teaching of some of the Actuarial Core Technical subjects for campus based students;
  • Building close links with actuarial employers to enhance the employability of graduates; and
  • Developing materials to ensure actuarial students are equipped with the fundamental skills required for industry.

I am also a personal tutor to both campus-based and distance-learning students and Noether House Tutor.

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Department of Mathematics
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester LE1 7RH
United Kingdom

Tel.: +44 (0)116 252 3917
Fax: +44 (0)116 252 3915

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Actuarial Science:

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