Dr Jananie William

BActSt (Hons) BCom FIAA PhD
Senior Lecturer
ANU College of Business and Economics

Research interests

Public health (specialises in maternal health), public policy, human services and general insurance. Current projects focus on the profiles of public vs. private patients in the maternal healthcare system, health system costs of women who experience domestic violence and gender disparities in retirement incomes. 

Biography

Dr Jananie William is a Senior Lecturer in Actuarial Studies and Advisor to The Social Outcomes Lab. She has over 15 years of experience in both traditional and non-traditional areas of actuarial practice through industry and academic roles. Her previous roles were in senior leadership for general insurance pricing and as a consultant for general insurance reserving. She has transferred this expertise to her current roles as she implements modern actuarial methods in non-traditional areas of actuarial work.  

Jananie's research interests are in public health, public policy and human services with a focus on women's issues. Her current research projects include costing studies in maternal health, the lifetime health costs of women who experience domestic violence and gender disparities in retirement outcomes. She also teaches advanced actuarial courses including the Actuarial Control Cycle 2 and Advanced General Insurance. Her teaching excellence was recognised through the CBE Award for Teaching Excellence (Early Career) in 2018. Prior to joining the university, Jananie worked in actuarial roles in the general insurance and investment advisory industry in Australia and the UK.

 

Researcher's projects

Maternal health system costs of women who experience adverse birth outcomes

Health system costs of women who experience domestic violence

Faith based interventions for domestic violence

Gender disparities in superannuation

Extending financial literacy to insurance literacy

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