Monthly Archives: November 2018

2018 General Insurance Seminar Event Report – Day One

More than 230 delegates gathered at the Sofitel in Sydney this week for the 2018 General Insurance Seminar. The event set out to inspire attendees to "Transform the Future" of the industry with Day One sessions including Consumer Trust, Mental Health, Data Led-Innovations in the Insurance Value Chain, and the launch of the Australian Actuaries Climate Index.

Is a national insurance scheme to tackle the longevity problem the answer? - Opinion

David Rush examines Paul Keating's recent suggestion of a national insurance scheme to tackle the longevity problem, and puts forward a different solution - allowing for more aggressive investment, a regular premium, with-profits, and pure endowment.

I am an Actuary - November 2018

The study and career of an actuarial student can twist and turn in many different directions and bring endless opportunities to work abroad and in versatile industries. Discover where the profession has already taken six recently qualified actuaries.

Survey reveals surprising social networking preferences of actuaries

Recently, the Social Networking Actuaries Group (SNAG) asked members about their preferences for social meet ups. Bill Konstantinidis highlights survey findings and the committee's goals. 

General Insurance and Trust – is there a role for Actuaries?

The issue of consumer trust has attracted significant attention in the financial services industry in the last year or two. Here, Estelle Pearson offers her view on why this evolved to be the case and gives a glimpse into how the role of actuaries may potentially need to adapt to help foster trust again in the general insurance industry.

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