Rupa Pithiya

Rupa has over 18 years of experience and has had some phenomenal achievements in her career. She set up an actuarial function for a small recruitment business, which is still successfully running, both in permanent and contract recruitment. She also set up the Contract Division for another recruitment business. She won Global Recruiter Awards for Top Contract Recruiter in 2016. As well as this, Rupa is an affiliate of the IFoA and also a working mum of 2 young children.

Rupa joined Gravitas as Head of Actuarial and Insurance for Gravitas in 2021, where she helped grow the insurance actuarial division from scratch, using all of her previous experiences to create something excellent. In her day-to-day role she mentors, advises, recruits, organises market events, and educates line managers on hiring.

Rupa loves recruitment as she believes that finding a person the right job for them, will ultimately make a difference to their life. She loves being able to form long term relationships and advise senior executives on market activity. She loves meeting new people from all walks of life, and she finds it keeps her young.

Outside of work Rupa loves going out with friends and family. She also loves astronomy, travelling and staying healthy, whether that’s through mindful eating or exercising. As a working Mum, Rupa is also a teacher, chauffeur and cook to her children.