Esther holds BSc 1st Class Hons Actuarial Science from University of Kent (2000), and she is Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries from July 2004.
Currently she is Course Director & Associate Professor in Actuarial Science at UEA (from 2013). She has previously worked as a lecturer in Actuarial Science at Kent (2005-2013), and as an actuarial analyst and then actuarial associate at Towers Perrin (2000-2005), in London and in Philadelphia, USA. She worked in the Employee Benefits department for Towers Perrin, and was involved in all stages of both pension and post-retirement benefit Actuarial valuations. She was also involved in cost calculations used in union negotiations of benefits.
She also was a Lead Assessor for CA2 for Actuarial Profession in October 2007 and on a number of occasions throughout 2011, 2012 and 2013.