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Assoc Professor Shane Whelan

Assoc Professor

Shane Whelan

Associate Professor
School of Mathematics and Statistics
01 716 2583
University College Dublin, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Science Centre - South Belfield Dublin 4


Qualifications BSc (Mathematical Sciences, UCD, 1985), PhD (Actuarial Mathematics, Heriot-Watt, 2003) FFA (Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries in Scotland from 1994) FSAI (Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland from 1994) Managing Editor of British Actuarial Journal from 2010 to 2012. Guest Editor Special Issue of British Actuarial Journal on Mortality Modelling in 2009 Council Member of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland from 2003-2018 Honorary Secretary of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2005-2008. Council Member of Faculty of Actuaries (UK ), 2001-2004. Council Member of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland, 1998-2001. External Examiner Bsc in Actuarial Science, Queen's University Belfast, 2014-2018. BSc in Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong, 2011-2015 BSc in Actuarial Science University of East Anglia, 2009 to 2013. MSc/PDip in Actuarial Science, Southampton University , 2009 to 2013; PhD Thesis, School of Mathematics, University of Nairobi in 2010. BSc in Actuarial Science in City University, London , 2004-2009. Postgraduate Programme, School of Business, Waterford, 2005 -2000. Dublin City University in Financial Economics (Mathematical Sciences), 1999-2005; Other Member of the Pensions Council of Ireland from its foundation in 2014 to date Member of the Central Statistics Office (CSO) Expert Group on Population Projections (National and regional) from 2007 to date. Adviser to CSO on mortality modelling, 2007 to date.


  • BSc
    University College Dublin
  • DPhil
    Heriot Watt University Edinburgh UK