Actuary of the Future: Michelle Buchanan
Employer and area of work
KPMG, Investment Advisory
How would your best friend describe you?
The perfect balance of geek and chic
What motivates you?
Being able to earn enough money to travel in luxury and make some really great memories
What would be your personal motto?
You can re-sit the exam, but you can't re-sit the party
Name five dream companions to be stuck on a desert island with?
My sister, Carl Cox (and his music collection), Beyoncé, Jonah Hill and David Attenborough
What's your most 'actuarial' habit?
There's usually a calculator in my handbag
Favourite Excel function?
V Look Up
How do you relax away from the office?
I take dance classes, go see DJs and occasionally dabble in yoga
Alternative career choice?
What song best describes your work ethic?
Kanye West - The New Workout Plan
Greatest risk you have ever taken?
Following on from above, partying way too close to the actuarial exams
If you could go back in history, who would you like to meet?
My ancient ancestors
If there was a movie produced about your life, who would play you, and why?
Amanda Seyfried, so we can turn it into a musical
If you could be anyone else, who would it be?
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