Authors List

Authors

  • Akshay Rampersad

    Akshay holds a BCom Honours degree from UCT and is currently a Technical member of ASSA. He is working towards his FASSA and CERA qualifications. He has worked 4 years in the life insurance industry. In his spare time he enjoys running and playing paddle and gaming online.

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  • Craig Getz

    Craig Getz heads the Insight strategic analytics team. Craig is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa. He specialises in the development of risk management strategies which empower his clients to better navigate their risks. Craig provides strategic and technical advice to several leading medical schemes and hospital groups. He is also responsible for the development of statistical and clinical algorithms including the Insight Diagnosis Related Grouper and is passionate about product development.

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  • Gary Kantor

    Dr Gareth (Gary) Kantor trained and worked in Canada and the USA before returning to SA in 2005. He is an anaesthesiologist with diverse areas of interest including quality improvement and patient safety, health data and electronic health records, patient-reported outcomes, health technology assessment, preoperative care, genomics and precision medicine. Gary is an Improvement Advisor and Faculty, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston, MA, USA, honorary lecturer at UCT, and Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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  • Insight Advisory Solutions

    At the intersection of data and real lives is the power of Insight Advisory Solutions. We use real-world data from our worldwide footprint to offer guided advice and tailored solutions across medical schemes and health insurers, delivered through intelligent/dynamic digital tools to make the entire process simpler, clearer and more valuable for employers, employees and members.

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  • Insight Events

    The world is changing at a faster rate than ever. Join us at our next event to stay ahead of the curve.

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  • Insight Health Solutions

    We dig deeper into the data to understand the drivers of claims experience to suggest mitigations and improvements.

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  • Insight Life Solutions

    At Insight, we are tenacious problem solvers driven by curiosity and a compulsion with the power of data.

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  • Nabeela Cassim

    Nabeela is the Clinical Risk Management lead at Insight. She is a Pharmacist, completing a Masters in Public Health, specializing in Health Economics. Nabeela is passionate about finding innovative solutions to healthcare problems. She has experience in reducing costs through managed care initiatives and commercial contracting in the healthcare industry.

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  • Pamela Hellig

    Pamela is Head of Insight Life Solutions. She has extensive experience in the life insurance industry, both in South Africa and the UK. Pamela is passionate about contributing to the development of the actuarial profession, from producing research and think pieces to serving on various committees and task teams of the Actuarial Society of South Africa.

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  • Suveer Nundlall

    Suveer is an actuarial consultant at Insight Life Solutions. He has gained valuable consulting experience in key areas of the traditional life assurance cycle. His product development experience spans projects across the South African Personal Finance market. He is currently pursing his FASSA and CERA qualifications with the Actuarial Society of South Africa.

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  • Zane Heyl

    Zane is deeply interested in applying his skillset to problems which the public perceives to be important and it is his goal to contribute meaningfully to the eradication of South Africa's energy crisis. An actuary working predominantly in life insurance, his experience lies in valuations, systems, product ideation, adviser support and project management. He loves to solve complex and technical problems, know more and contribute to knowledge. To this end he also forms part of multiple industry working groups within the Actuarial Society of South Africa.

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