Monthly Archives: February 2018

Climate Risk Disclosure - The Dialogue Podcast

In this first episode of the Dialogue Podcast series, Andrew Doughman questions Sharanjit Paddam, Principal at Deloitte, on his Dialogue thought leadership paper 'Climate Risk Disclosure, Financial Institutions Feel the Heat'.

The power of the nudge – A Young Actuaries Program event report

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.

Actuaries Digital download and print edition - February 2018

Welcome to our round-up of the articles posted on Actuaries Digital during February 2018.

50 years of actuaries consulting globally – the history of IACA

Fifty years ago, the International Association of Consultant Actuaries (IACA) met in Munich for the first time. In June 2018, IACA will celebrate its 50th anniversary meeting with the International Congress of Actuaries (ICA) in Berlin. Brent Walker outlines its history, purpose, spread into Asia and why you should join.

The Ethics of Moving Roles – CareerView Podcast

In this episode, CareerView discusses common questions around moving roles: when and what to tell your manager and colleagues, and the risks associated with ‘confidential’ or informal conversations about your plans to move roles.

Under the Spotlight – Asia Series - Jack Jiang

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.

The Asher Approximation

John De Ravin is a member of the Institute’s Retirement Incomes Working Group and in this article he shares a suggestion made by the Convenor of that Working Group, Anthony Asher.

Why is health insurance getting more expensive?

Positive reform of health insurance affordability in Australia is only possible if the root causes of premium inflation are understood. Here, Simon Lim of the Institute’s Health Practice Committee tackles this complex issue.

Going global - Interviews with IAA representatives

Kirsten Flynn is a Member of the International Committee. In this article, she speaks to Tim Furlan, Bozenna Hinton and Martin Stevenson about their involvement with the IAA and reflections on the recent IAA meeting in Chicago.

Podcasts and rich media take the stage

Podcast series launched across Spreaker and YouTube.

The Critical Line - Volume 18

Jevon Fulbrook introduces Annie the Actuary and her puzzle filled journey over the holiday. Can you help solve the puzzle that leads Annie home? 

How do we fund future resilience from natural disasters?

Ahead of this year's Catastrophe Risk Seminar, Sharanjit Paddam explains why it's important to discuss issues around funding natural disasters in Australia. He also highlights what delegates can look forward to on the day. 

Presidential Dialogue: 2018+ Strategic Plan and its implementation

2018 President John Evans encourages better alignment between Institute committees and the strategy developed by Council and HQ.

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