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Andrew Jacobs - South African alumni ambassador

picture.jpgCourse: BA Mathematics 1970-73
City of residence: Johannesburg
Employer: Retired
Interests: Cycling, Travel, Photography, Reading, Bridge and Theatre
Contact details: andrew.jacobs@tiscali.co.za


Who were your tutors?
Chris Zeeman

Do you have any fond memories?
To many to list here

Where did you live?
Rootes Hall, Royal Leamington Spa

Were you a member of any societies?
I was a member of the Jewish Society and the Bridge Club (and of course Rootes Hall bar and coffee shop)

What's your job?
As a qualified Actuary I worked in the Life Insurance sector for most of my career, working for Commercial Union, Canada Life and Halifax, before moving to South Africa 14 years ago to work for Liberty Life.

Why did you decide to become an alumni ambassador?
With a little more time on my hands I want to give something back to the people who made it all work for me.

Have been back to Warwick recently?
Yes for a conference in December 2013 and hasn’t it grown since my days of living on a building site!

Contact Andrew if you want to attend or suggest an event in Johannesburg or want to make contact with the alumni community there.