2016 Actuary of the Year Sarah Johnson celebrates with new Associates and Fellows at the Sydney Celebration and Networking Dinner
Tuesday 29 November was truly a night of celebrations. Not only were our Sydney graduates awarded their qualification certificates as Fellows and Associates, but after being announced 2016 Actuary of the Year last month, Sarah Johnson was officially presented with the award.
Posted on: December 2, 2016
In this article, six young actuaries come together to share their experiences and takeaways from GIS2016.
Posted on: December 1, 2016
Actuary and Director of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), Jessica Twigg, reports on the current state of the NDIS and some important lessons gleaned from the trial period of the scheme.
Posted on: November 11, 2016
Dimitri Semenovich outlines some of the foundational concepts of blockchain technology, ahead of his upcoming presentation on the subject at the 2016 GI Seminar.
Posted on: November 2, 2016
Director, actuary, former General Manager of Strategy at Colonial First State/Commonwealth Bank and mother of three, Nicolette Rubinsztein, today launched her first book 'Not Guilty'; a practical guide for 'career mums' who want to better balance professional life and motherhood.
Posted on: October 11, 2016
An Actuaries Institute event last week explored case studies of the physical risks from natural disasters, transition risks for investors as economies adapt to low carbon emissions, and governance risks for trustees and boards of directors.
Posted on: October 6, 2016
The Actuaries Institute ran a series of interactive workshops to challenge programming and data analytics skills at its 2016 Data Analytics Seminar last week (Tuesday 13 September).
Posted on: September 21, 2016
Last month (Tuesday 30 August), the Actuaries Institute brought together an incredibly strong set of speakers from industry, regulators and academia to present their insights on the world of banking. Peter Sinkis reports.
Posted on: September 19, 2016
Organisational psychologist and master trainer in Deception Detection Skills, Alan Hudson, will present strategies for better enterprise risk management (ERM), alongside a host of decorated speakers at the ERM Seminar in Sydney in 20 September.
Posted on: September 12, 2016
[VIDEO]: One of our greatest collective weaknesses is a strive for perfectionism and imposing that on others, pioneering actuary and Rhodes Scholar Ian Pollard told delegates at the Institute's Leadership Development Seminar on Monday (8 August).
Posted on: August 15, 2016
Chris Scheuber shares practical insights from the 2016 Actuaries Institute Leadership Development Seminar.
Posted on: August 14, 2016
Actuarial skills in experimental design could shape the way artificial intelligence (AI) works and drives business innovation, a Seminar in Sydney has heard.
Posted on: August 11, 2016
At last month's Melbourne YAP, Queenie Chow and Mandy Burns spoke about lending an actuarial hand through various volunteering programs. Alan Wu takes us through the this eye-opening session featuring Actuaries helping the world become a better place.
Posted on: July 5, 2016
Nick Stolk reviews the recent ‘Future of Health Seminar’ that saw industry leaders discuss product complexity, premium increases and the lack of customer engagement in Australia’s private health insurance market.
Posted on: June 24, 2016
What does unconscious bias look like in your colleagues, your workplace and up the corporate ladder? Kate O’Reilly from Optimiss Consulting unpacks the conditions that support biased decisions and offers strategies to promote better thinking and practice.
Posted on: June 14, 2016
Health Actuary Ignatius Li discusses risks to the sustainability of Australia’s private health care system, ahead of the Institute’s inaugural Future of Health Seminar.
Posted on: June 1, 2016
On 29 February, around 40 members gathered at the Actuaries Institute for a Research Colloquia to discuss the objectives of the superannuation system. This is particularly timely given the release by the Government on 9 March of a discussion paper and consultation process on the “Objective of Superannuation”. Here, Andrew Boal summarises those discussions and some principles that emerged.
Posted on: April 12, 2016
John Trowbridge is calling for life insurance companies to create more innovative ways to interact with customers. Here, he outlines his recent address to the March 2016 FSC Life Insurance conference.
Posted on: March 24, 2016
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (UK) 2nd Asian Conference was well attended by actuaries from the region, including a number of Australians. Senior Vice President of the Actuaries Institute, Jenny Lyon, was there to hear expert insight into Data Analytics and the profession.
Posted on: March 23, 2016
This latest instalment in our Banking on Change event coverage charts two talks on regulatory changes delivered from the perspective of the banks.
Posted on: November 25, 2015