Salvatory Kessy

Salvatory Kessy

Postgraduate Research Student
Risk & Actuarial

School of Risk & Actuarial - Master of Science in Actuarial Science from the University of Southampton UK | Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

About Salvatory

Salvatory is a Ph.D. student in the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies. His research is at the frontier of statistical machine learning and actuarial sciences. He aims to apply the advanced data analytics techniques in both individual and population level data in order to increase the prediction accuracy of the mortality rates. The findings of this research will be very useful in managing the longevity risk in insurance companies and pension funds. His research is supported financially by Scientia Ph.D. Scholarship.

Thesis Title: Longevity Risk Models and Actuarial Applications with Data Analytic Techniques


  • Professor Michael Sherris
  • Dr. Johnathan Ziveyi
  • Dr. Andres Villegas

Research Interests

  • Human Mortality Modelling
  • Statistical Machine Learning
  • Asset Pricing
  • Risk Modelling

Research Grant

  • UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship
UNSW Business School