About Us

Why Choose Us?

Take a look at our business fundamentals

  • Unique Insight

    Our reputation for unique insight has grown over decades to become a respected hallmark of certainty within an industry that is subject to frequent change, challenge and opportunity.

    We are proud to be at the forefront of market change. Typically you will find our research and opinion supporting best practice and sustainable outcomes within Australia’s superannuation, life insurance, financial advice and broader wealth management sectors.

  • Independent, unbiased advice

    Our firm is owned and operated by our employees. Our independence is a cornerstone of our client centric counsel.

  • Actuarial Heritage

    At the heart of Rice Warner is a rigour and discipline borne from professional actuarial training. Our firm has long expanded beyond solely offering actuarial services but our underlying professional standards remain throughout the business.

We work hard to foster a culture of excellence and our growing team is passionate about delivering high quality advice and solutions to our clients.

We recognise that the key to our success is our people. We provide a supportive environment that encourages individuals to learn, develop and grow.

Rice Warner works tirelessly to bring awareness to the unique challenges women face in saving for a comfortable retirement.

Our History

Rice Warner is in a robust and established position
as a leading provider of trusted insights to our clients.

  • 1987

    MJR Consultants, the forerunner of Rice Warner is formed.

  • 1994

    Rice Warner is the first consultant to outsource a corporate client to an industry fund.

  • 1997

    Rice Warner commences collection of annual statistics from DSS and DVA, providing a longitudinal study of Age Pension dependency.

  • 1999

    Rice Warner begins its annual projection of superannuation members and assets.

  • 2001

    Rice Warner prepares first analysis of the Retirement Savings Gap.

  • 2005

    Rice Warner undertakes strategic work for ARF and STA which leads to formation of AustralianSuper.

  • 2009

    Michael Rice appointed as Chair of QSuper’s Investment Committee.

  • 2011

    After initial strategic review by Rice Warner, Health Super merges with First State Super.

  • 2013

    Rice Warner becomes the first business to pay its women additional superannuation contributions as part of its Valuing Females package.

  • 2014

    Rice Warner makes a significant contribution to the Financial System Inquiry.

    Rice Warner produces its Retirement Solution for superannuation funds.

  • 2015

    Rice Warner’s retirement solution is launched by ACSRF as RetireSmart.

  • 2016

    Rice Warner expands its research product suite with new research including the Insurance in Super Bulletin and Bi-monthly Retail Risk Market Updates.

    Michael Rice appointed as Chair of StatePlus’ Investment Committee.

  • 2017

    VicSuper launches Beeline, its award winning digital advice tool powered by Rice Warner.

    Rice Warner unveils its Superannuation Retention Model at the Actuaries Institute’s 2017 Financial Services Forum.

  • 2018

    Michael Rice publishes and presents The Age Pension in the 21st Century paper for the Actuaries Institute’s 2018 Financial Services Forum.