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SVP Modelling & Technology
Leeren Naicker is a qualified actuary, holding a computer science degree, from UCD. After graduating with first- class honours where he was presented with a Microsoft Research Award. He joined ABL Aviation as Senior Vice President of Modelling and Technology, having previously held the role of Actuarial Consultant at Lloyd’s Banking Group, where he was responsible for ensuring that pension policies are managed in line with the policy provisions, policyholders’ expectations and FCA requirements. Working closely with local and international stakeholders to provide actuarial input to high profile projects.
Lee has held several traditional actuarial roles working in Ireland, the UK and in Toronto. He has held actuarial roles in the following departments;
Product Development: tasked with fund performance reporting and risk analysis, profit testing for reinsurance tenders and liaising with fund managers to provide policy holders with the most appropriate funds attainable in the market.
Finance: as part of the team supporting the execution of trades in underlying collective schemes as well as advising, developing, assisting and supporting operating model and technological changes. Taking ownership of the task of increasing automation via technological innovation and model upgrades as well as developing talent and team training.
Technical services: where he had been effectively running the actuarial arm of the calculations team that develop and provides support for actuarial applications used throughout the business.
Responsible for everything from project planning, co-ordination of multiple work streams, application development to mentoring trainee actuaries and placement students.
Lee’s move into the field of aviation finance highlights his agility, dynamism and ability to push boundaries. Choosing ABL Aviation, a full-service, independent asset manager as the avenue to get in to our rapidly growing and exciting industry. Lee is keen to apply his acquired actuarial and technical skills while gaining holistic experience in aircraft financing, deal analysis, deal generation and deal execution.
When Lee isn’t crunching numbers, developing models and increasing automation he enjoys a variety of sports. Always keen to get outdoors and try new things, his favourites include; soccer, rugby, boxing, beach volleyball, tag rugby and golf. Lee is also an animal lover who has volunteered with DSCPA and fostered animals for the Toronto Humane Society and Miniature Schnauzer Rescue Ireland.