Andrew Hetherington

Actuary-in-training based in London, UK.

Curriculum Vitae

Also avaliable as a pdf, last updated 25 June 2021.

ANDREW HETHERINGTON

Email: andrew.m.hetherington@gmail.com

Git: https://github.com/andrewhetherington

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewmhetherington/

Physics graduate with exceptional academic results and 3 years’ experience in a consulting role.

Based in London, UK.
 

EDUCATION

BSc (Hons) PhysicsDurham University (5 October 2015–26 June 2018)

86% overall mark. 1st class honours—transcript available upon request.

Awards: J A Chalmers Prize in Physics (2018), Durham Physics Award for Outstanding Achievement (2017, 2018), Durham Award (2018)

  • Collaborated with stakeholders at GSK to deliver a report and presentation on a real-world manufacturing problem. 77% final mark— “excellent communication with the different parties”, “really satisfied” client, “exemplary” realisation of client’s expectations

  • 93% average across 2nd year Python programming exercises, 90% average mark across mathematics modules

Beyond university, completed exams in actuarial mathematics, statistics, business finance and economics with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries—average mark of 85%
 

EMPLOYMENT

LCP, London, UK

Actuarial Associate Consultant (3 September 2018–present)

  • Co-chair of Society of Pension Professionals’ Future Leaders Group, supporting early-career staff across all industry roles. Mediated discussions, engaged with cross-firm challenges

  • Nominated “Actuarial Trainee of the Year” (Professional Pensions Rising Star 2021 awards)

  • Rotated across 16 client teams, delivering actionable advice to companies and pension funds. Formally appraised as “proactive and takes a keen interest in his clients”

  • Delivered Excel training material to a cohort of interns. All attendees rated subject knowledge and presentation style as Excellent or Very Good

  • Involved in testing and deploying an online tool for a new client. Completed work within budget despite complications. Congratulated by lead partner for an “excellent job” and a “very happy client”

  • Delegated to and supervised graduates and interns as a “buddy” and mentor. Nominated for LCP’s Best Coach award by graduate and line manager

  • Took charge of a client project, performing actuarial calculations for 230 individuals. Worked cross-departmentally with Administration team to deliver results on time

  • Helped organise firm-wide Wellbeing Network launch event. Supported implementation of digital employee wellbeing platform for 700+ employees  

Atom Bank, Durham, UK

Analytics Intern (03/07/2017–15/09/2017)

  • Interpreted large volumes of data using Excel to produce daily reports on the state of savings accounts and business loans

  • Programmed computer scripts in Python to automate routine reporting, increasing efficiency and producing more detailed results

  • Involved in remaking an obsolete savings report, taking part in discussions with Head of Analytics and Senior Product Manager

  • Created and presented Management Information to senior figures including Head of Customer Experience
     

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & INTERESTS

POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY & VOLUNTEERING

Hospital VolunteerRoyal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (February 2019–present)

  • Worked as part of a fleet of volunteers to cut and stitch 50,000 PPE surgical gowns for hospital staff in response to shortages during early months of Coronavirus pandemic

  • Worked with nurses to deliver support to a ward of 30 inpatients

Mental Health Week AngelMind Allies (May 2021)

  • Helped prepare and distribute 1000+ roses to NHS workers and the general public as part of a campaign to break the taboo around conversations about mental health

VolunteerEuston Foodbank, Trussell Trust (August 2019–August 2020)

  • Sensitively discussed client needs to work out how they could best be helped, referring to other organisations where appropriate

  • Fundraised to replace stock when donations insufficient to meet demand  

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

Northampton School for Boys (2008–2015)

  • A-levels (2013–2015): 3 A* in Maths, Further Maths and Physics, 1 A in Chemistry

  • GCSEs (2008–2013): 6 A* and 4 A including Mathematics and English

  • Awards: Bruce Liddington Award for Attainment, Award for Outstanding Achievement in Physics