CEO Elayne Grace reflects on her first three months in the job including member experiences across Australia, Asia and Europe, and the renewed energy for focusing on customer outcomes and trust.
Posted on: June 21, 2018
After an eventful 43-year career, Taylor Fry Principal Martin Fry looks back on a lifetime of quiet achievement, his passionate aversion to hierarchy and the guru that inspires him to this day.
Posted on: June 19, 2018
Welcome to the Analytics Snippet column, where we showcase short code snippets in R, Python, or other programming languages, to demo the power of data analytics. In this first instalment, Jacky Poon dives into checkouts of book titles from a Brisbane Library.
Posted on: June 14, 2018
Chief Editor of Actuaries Digital Angat Sandhu discusses how Financial Services organisations can start winning back customer trust.
Posted on: June 7, 2018
The actuarial qualification was still emerging in Zimbabwe when Marjorie Ngwenya was growing up, but that didn't stop the now President of the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) from advancing in the profession. Here, she tells us about her favourite sport, hobbies, work history, career advice and the legacy she hopes to leave.
Posted on: June 1, 2018
Business Adviser at High Earth Orbit Robotics Solai Valliappan previews her talk at the upcoming Young Actuaries Conference (YAC) including the importance of a 'strong network' and her work consulting 'the Google Maps of asteroid resources in space'.
Posted on: May 15, 2018
John Evans presents his report to members from the Actuaries Institute Council meeting held on 5 March 2018, including key issues discussed and decisions made.
Posted on: May 9, 2018
The next instalment of the CareerView Podcast series discusses the path to becoming a Chief Risk Officer from the experience of icare's 'Chief Risky Dude' Gavin Pearce
Posted on: April 23, 2018
Participants of a recent YAP Climate Workshop were asked to cast their minds forward to 2025 in a fictitious scenario where the small town of Derby, WA – now 'New Derby' – is a similar size to Darwin with a population of 100,000.
Posted on: April 12, 2018
In this opinion piece, 2018 President John Evans discusses the need for reform in how the Actuaries Institute provides Part III education to students and lifelong learning to members through CPD.
Posted on: April 10, 2018
Regular columnist Hugh Miller reflects on the books that he’s found most useful in his career so far.
Posted on: March 27, 2018
The London Australian Actuaries Network reports on its December mission to combine networking with one of the great institutions of British culture – pints at a pub.
Posted on: March 20, 2018
Chief Editor Angat Sandhu's first Editorial focuses on key themes at play in our industry, from regulatory paradigm shift, to heightened customer expectations, and finding efficiency though technology and data analytics.
Posted on: March 8, 2018
The Year of the Dog began on 16 February 2018, celebrating family union, good fortune and prosperity. But do you know how fiercely competitive Chinese Zodiac animals can be?
Posted on: March 8, 2018
Chris Wong reports on this month’s Young Actuaries Program (YAP) session on Behavioural Economics, where Mike Daniels of the Behavioural Architects delved into the power of context, bias and subconscious in how we make decisions.
Posted on: February 28, 2018
Chief Financial Officer at QBE Asia Pacific, Jack Jiang, goes under the spotlight in our continuing Asia Series. Here, he shares his pride and passion for the profession, personal career journey and love of marathons.
Posted on: February 23, 2018
2018 President John Evans encourages better alignment between Institute committees and the strategy developed by Council and HQ.
Posted on: February 1, 2018
Chief Operating Officer for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Insurance China, Holly Ou goes under the spotlight to share some highlights of her actuarial career, personal life and her vision for the future.
Posted on: December 18, 2017
Actuarial recruiter Lesley Traverso describes the importance of clarifying your own career aspirations, passions, interests and expectations, before making a move.
Posted on: December 13, 2017
David Kwak from Actuarial Edge looks at the demographic data of the marriage equality ballot to find some interesting facts on participation rates, proportion of yes votes and differences in votes across states and territories.
Posted on: December 7, 2017