Alumni Gathering in Kuala Lumpur

Saturday 4 March 2023
Time: Registration from 18:30
Location: Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur 
                 145, Jalan Ampang, 50450
                 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

We are pleased to invite all alumni in Malaysia to a networking reception on Saturday, 4 March 2023. The evening will provide an opportunity to reconnect with your fellow former classmates as well as expand your professional networks in the region. 

Professor André Spicer, Dean of Bayes Business School, will share the latest news from the University, and Aiza Yasmin Benyamin (MSc Actuarial Science, 1995) will reflect on the Covid-19 experience in Malaysia and how it has impacted the insurance industry.


18:30 - 19:00      Registration, Welcome Drinks and Networking
19:00 - 19:20      Welcome and University Updates from Professor Andre Spicer
19:20 - 19:40      Presentation by Aiza Yasmin Benyamin (MSc Actuarial Science, 1995)
19:40 - 20:00      Q&A and Closing remarks
20:00 - 22:00      Networking and Cocktail Reception

Speaker Profile


Andre Spicer

Professor André Spicer is Dean of Bayes Business School. He is also Professor of Organisational Behaviour and the Head of the Faculty of Management. He is an expert in the areas of Organisational Behaviour, Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Professor Spicer is originally from Aotearoa/New Zealand. He began his studies at the University of Otago and holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Prior to joining City, he was a Professor of Organization Studies at the University of Warwick. He has been a visiting professor at London Business School, the Kellogg School at Northwestern, McGill University, Lund University, University of St Gallen and the University of Sydney.

Professor Spicer is known for his research on wellbeing, organizational politics, organisational culture, employee identity, new organizational forms, work space and leadership. His work looks at a wide range of settings including knowledge intensive firms, financial institutions, government departments, seaports, universities, libraries, media organizations, and social movements.


Aiza Yasmin Benyamin (MSc Actuarial Science,1995) is a Senior Partner at Actuarial Partners Consulting (APC) based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and is the current President of the Actuarial Society of Malaysia.

In her 25+years of working experience, she has been involved in consulting projects to life insurers and takaful operators for feasibility studies, M&As and other traditional actuarial roles such as in valuation, pricing, capital management. 

Other roles include consulting work on Asset Liability Management (ALM) for insurers, social security and wealth funds. 

She graduated from UMIST and holds a Masters in Actuarial Science from City University (now Bayes Business School), London and qualified as an actuary from IFoA in 2002.  


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