Ross Simmonds Taylor Fry

Ross is based at Taylor Fry’s Wellington office, where he began in 2016. He has more than 20 years of actuarial experience in general insurance, across pricing, reserving, strategy and analytics.

Ross leads the external actuarial liabilities valuation of New Zealand’s Accident Compensation Corporation. He has developed pricing and natural perils models, undertaken competitor monitoring, and strategic portfolio reviews, and helped design new products and insurance offerings.

Before joining us, Ross led the personal lines pricing team for IAG NZ. He also held Appointed Actuary roles, and consulted with PwC and Aon Consulting in London, Auckland and Wellington.

Ross’s Qualifications
  • Fellow of the New Zealand Society of Actuaries
  • Fellow of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries
  • Bachelor of Science (Applied Statistics), Waikato University

Ross Simmonds’s
Areas of Expertise

Ross Simmonds’s Areas of Expertise


General Insurance

Deep industry experience backed by a strong commercial focus


Injury Schemes

Considered advice and analytics for sustainable schemes


Appointed Actuary

Impartial, strategic and pragmatic advice to general insurers and reinsurers of all sizes


Corporate Analytics

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


Self-insurance

Trusted guidance for companies managing their own risks


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After shocks

Ross Simmonds surveys the impact of extreme weather on the New Zealand insurance landscape

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