Actuarial training has the potential to bring an exciting range of worldly opportunities and experiences. In the latest Under the Spotlight, we spoke to 4th year Bachelor of Actuarial Studies student, Jessica Cong, who shares her journey across the globe bringing change to credit union members.
In the spirit of collaboration between mathematical scientists and other professions, Guy Thorburn, Australian Government Actuary, was invited to present at the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) Members’ Meeting. Guy provided an overview of the profession and discussed two of the current trends it faces.
A Leadership Forum at the Australian Consulate General in Hong Kong saw the Actuaries Institute share its thought leadership on professionalism in a post Royal Commission environment, and compare with the local experience in Asia.
When will we see smarter Account-Based Pensions? This article suggests that ABP providers could offer some drawdown guidance other than the statutory minimum through a slightly tweaked 'default' withdrawal rate, using a more complex approach with the objective of producing an even better member outcome.
Who says actuaries aren’t brave? They would surely be wrong given the bold discussion that three eminent actuaries are leading through the Institute’s latest Green Paper, Options for an Improved and Integrated Retirement System. The Institute paper, written by Anthony Asher, David Knox and Michael Rice, today put forward wide ranging potential reform options and sets out the case for why and how fundamental reform of Australia’s system of retirement can be done.
It’s been three months since the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released their Information Paper - Climate Change: Awareness to action. We’ve checked in with Geoff Summerhayes from APRA to chat about the findings and actions from the Paper.
"Guy provided a high-level summary of the roles of actuaries. He emphasised that actuaries are equipped with an in-depth understanding of risk, probability and finance, as well as the analytical skills that help business and society plan for the best possible future."All Work Be a thought leader & contribute today Contribute Today
21 AUGUST 2019
YAP DATA WORKSHOP PART 1 – INTRODUCTION TO R AND PROGRAMMING
Presented by Juan David Ospina León
22 August 2019
ADELAIDE PRESIDENTIAL DINNER AND PRESENTATION
Hosted by President Nicolette Rubinsztein and Councillor Jules Gribble
23 OCT 2019
FUTURE OF HEALTH SEMINAR - Advancing sustainable solutions
Major event held at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne
3 SEP 2019
YAP ACTUARIES IN RISK MANAGEMENT
Presented by Verne Baker, Member of the Actuaries Enterprise Risk Management Practice Committee.