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Hugh’s focus is primarily on the social sector, where he applies actuarial and analytics techniques to understand and help relieve disadvantage.

He has deep experience building lifetime and cost models for government across employment, welfare, disability and homelessness. This investment approach modelling brings the power of big data and long-range forecasting together to identify priority cohorts and enhance policy decisions. Hugh says:

“It’s an exciting time to be doing work for government and the social sector. Decision-makers are incredibly keen to use data to design, manage and deliver programs that make a long-term difference to people’s lives.”

Hugh has authored several reports on critical social issues, including:

Hugh also leads our research and development function, TF Labs, developing high-end commercially focused analytics. He was Actuaries Institute’s 2021 Actuary of the Year.

For Hugh’s take on the latest developments in analytics and its role in our lives, take a look at his regular column for the Actuaries Institute.

Hugh’s Qualifications
  • Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia
  • Bachelor of Science Honours, Sydney University
  • PhD in Statistics, Melbourne University

Hugh Miller’s
Areas of Expertise

Hugh Miller’s Areas of Expertise


Measure, model and identify opportunities for better policy and programs

Injury Schemes

Considered advice and analytics for sustainable schemes

Health and Disability

Make data-driven decisions to improve systems and services

Advanced Analytics

Own and master industry-leading analytics solutions through a creative partnership

Articles by
Hugh Miller

Articles by Hugh Miller

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Hugh Miller

Well, that generative AI thing got real pretty quickly

Six months ago, the world seemed to stop and take notice of generative AI. Hugh Miller sorts through the hype and fears to find clarity.

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Hugh Miller

Inequality Green Paper
calls for government policy reform to tackle economic equality gap

In a Green Paper commissioned by Actuaries Institute, Hugh Miller and Laura Dixie, analyse the impact of economic inequality in Australia.

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