Dr Louise Pryor

at Centre for Risk Studies

Researcher, Centre for Risk Studies, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Dr Louise Pryor is a Researcher in the Centre for Risk Studies within the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. Her career has covered software, financial modelling, academia and financial regulation in a variety of roles. She has worked in the insurance industry as an actuary and software risk consultant, specialising in risk management, modelling and systems and controls. More recently she was Director, Actuarial Standards at the Financial Reporting Council, where she led the development of technical Actuarial Standards and was a member of the Board for Actuarial Standards. She is also an experienced software developer and development manager, and has a PhD in Computer Science.

The common theme throughout her work is risk and uncertainty. She has been involved in the management of risk at all levels: operationally, in project management; conceptually, reasoning about and modelling risks in workflow management and financial services; and strategically, considering the pros and cons of policy initiatives.