Ben Canagaretna is group chief actuary and joined Barbican in June 2009. He leads the actuarial and exposure management departments within Barbican and brings high levels of systems, processes and data management expertise to the role. Canagaretna began his career in 2001 at PriceWaterhouseCoopers in the pension consultancy area providing services to a number of FTSE 250 companies. He moved into the insurance industry in 2004, joining the actuarial team at Whittington. He then became casualty divisional actuary at Liberty Syndicates with sole responsibility for actuarial output for the casualty division.