Dr. David Knox

Senior Partner, Mercer

David is a Senior Partner at Mercer and Senior Actuary for Australia.  He is the National Leader for Research; actuary to the Tasmanian and Western Australian public sector superannuation plans; and lead author of the Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index, now in its 13th year.

Before joining Mercer, David was at PricewaterhouseCoopers and prior to that was the Foundation Professor of Actuarial Studies at The University of Melbourne. He has acted as a consultant to a range of financial organisations, in both the private and public sectors, specialising in superannuation and retirement incomes. He has spoken and written widely in this area and has served on many Government and industry committees. 

David was an independent Board member of Australian Prudential Regulation Authority for five years and President of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia in 2000.