Darryl Ursin - Graduated

Darryl LargeAttended the London School of Economics, UK and graduated in 2019. Darryl was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in June 2016.

Darryl graduated with BSc in Actuarial Science at LSE, and achieved a First Class grade. He interned with UAP (Old Mutual) in Nairobi during summer 2018, and is hoping to join the graduate scheme this year.

While at LSE he volunteered with the Thomas Pocklington Trust, helping visually impaired people participate in activities, especially swimming. He also volunteered every year of his studies at the East London Day Centre for Crisis at Christmas, latterly in a leadership role as a Sports Activity Leader. He led the Speculative Fiction & Tabletop Games Society, was an academic mentor to three fellow Statistics students, and his 3-man team came second in the LSE Practioners Challenge, a two-month project modelling real-life scenarios using market data. 

Beacon Workshop Participation

 
Darryl's 2019 Summer Beacon Citizenship Project involved teaching students Social Studies and Mathematics at Dagoretti Rehabilitation Centre, Nairobi. 
 
Click here to view Presentation Slides.
 
Darryl has a good stage presence when presenting, with a natural flair and charisma. When working with a team he thinks strategically, and knows what needs to be done.