Paul Torsney


Prior to joining LawDeb, Paul spent 14 years with Willis Towers Watson, working as a Director and Consulting Actuary. His responsibilities included advising companies and trustees on all aspects of their pension provision as well as being involved in a wide range of specialist knowledge areas. Particular areas of focus included scheme actuary functions, assisting trustees in wind-up projects and developing solutions to meet the challenge of increasing governance and risk management requirements arising from IORP II and related regulations.

Well versed in all aspects of account management, Paul was also the office expert in accounting for employee benefits under Irish, International and US GAAP and a member of the settlement solutions team with a focus on bulk annuity transactions.

Paul is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland and the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary (CERA). He is the current Chair of the Pension Committee and a member of the Council of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland.

Having obtained a B.A. in Theoretical Physics from Trinity College Dublin, Paul went on to complete a M.Sc. in Financial and Industrial Mathematics from Dublin City University and a Master of Advanced Study in Mathematics from Cambridge. With a passion for sports and Irish politics, Paul competes in half marathons and completed the Istanbul marathon in 2015.