Leonie Tickle

Leonie Tickle

Professor Leonie Tickle is the Interim Executive Dean of Macquarie Business School. In this position, she manages teams that support the delivery of a quality learning experience for the School’s 16,000 students, across strategic initiatives in the areas of teaching innovation, online learning, internships and work-integrated learning, careers, mentoring, student engagement and experience, and staff teaching development.

Leonie’s own teaching has been recognised by a national Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council and two Macquarie University awards, and she has been active in national and international education committees and accreditation panels in her discipline area of actuarial studies. Leonie’s has published well-cited papers on mortality modelling and forecasting in top-tier actuarial and demographic journals including Annals of Actuarial Science, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Population Studies and Demographic Research; has been awarded the H.M. Jackson and A.M. Parker research prizes of the Australian Actuaries Institute; and has been chief investigator on external grants investigating longevity basis risk, impact of health status on mortality, Indigenous mortality, and longevity forecasting. Leonie is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.


  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
  • Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.

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