Dr Randy Wright

Associate Professor in Actuarial Science, Mathematics

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 604614
Office - 312
Third Floor
Computational Foundry
Bay Campus


As an actuary and a mathematician Dr Randy Wright has extensive industry and academic experience.  He conducted pure mathematics research and taught over 50 modules of university mathematics in the USA before training as an actuary with Aegon Insurance’s Transamerica division.  In 24 years with Transamerica he carried out research and development for dozens of life assurance and annuity products and managed actuarial support for over 10 million in-force policies.  Now his entire focus is on developing the Swansea University Actuarial Science programme to provide great opportunities for future actuaries.

Dr Wright is a Fellow of the US Society of Actuaries and is engaged in the actuarial community in Wales as well as the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.  He is active in outreach to schools across Wales and enjoys presenting on insurance careers and actuarial mathematics.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Actuarial mathematics and statistics
  • Life assurance and annuity product development and in-force management
  • Composition operator theory on Banach spaces of analytic functions