Councillor Annette King describes herself as a leader, future-focussed, client and people-centred, change agent, energetic and authentic. Read about how all these qualities are reflected in her professional and personal journey as an actuary.
Posted on: September 14, 2018
The second instalment of the Climate Change Blog summarises news relating to litigation risk. This article series aims to cover news and events related to climate change and relevant to actuaries and the industries they advise.
Posted on: August 29, 2018
How does the nature of the language and idioms you speak influence your perspectives? Here, Lesley Traverso, Convener of the Institute’s Diversity and Inclusion Working Group discusses a TED talk on this fascinating subject.
Posted on: August 21, 2018
Becoming an actuary brings endless opportunities to your career including working abroad and in versatile industries. Discover what opportunities the profession has brought to six recently qualified actuaries.
Posted on: August 15, 2018
With Rice Warner nominated as ‘Employer of the Year’ in the Women in Financial Services Awards 2018, Lesley Traverso discusses the actuarial firm’s ‘Valuing Females Policy’ which includes additional superannuation contributions.
Posted on: July 26, 2018
Ahead of the Institute's second annual Volunteer Awards, taking place during National Volunteer Week, Lily Meszaros takes a moment to consider the impact of their generous work.
Posted on: April 19, 2018
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'.
Posted on: February 28, 2018
2018 President John Evans encourages better alignment between Institute committees and the strategy developed by Council and HQ.
Posted on: February 1, 2018
This is the final instalment of a four-part series where Byron Wong and Danny Bechara interview four actuaries-turned-leaders. In this instalment the interviewees explore the importance of culture in leadership, their passions as leaders, and their views on the direction of the actuarial profession.
Posted on: January 31, 2018
This is the third instalment of a four-part series where Byron Wong and Danny Bechara interview four actuaries-turned-leaders. In this instalment the interviewees give advice on how to build exceptional teams and become an effective leader.
Posted on: January 18, 2018
This is the second instalment of a four-part series where Byron Wong and Danny Bechara interview four actuaries-turned-leaders. This instalment explores key leadership strengths of actuaries and the role of education and mentoring in forming leaders.
Posted on: December 7, 2017
This is the first instalment of a four-part series where Byron Wong and Danny Bechara interview four actuaries-turned-leaders. In this instalment, the interviewees outline their career journeys and views on overcoming barriers to leadership for actuaries.
Posted on: November 30, 2017
Michael Rice arrived at the Institute last week to accept the 2017 Actuary of the Year Award alongside an entourage of supporters from the firm he founded 30 years ago.
Posted on: October 19, 2017
Gloria Yu from the Institute’s Risk Management Practice Committee reflects on an Insights session presented by Kate Lyons, Executive Manager Capital & Reinsurance of Suncorp, about how to effectively influence and engage stakeholders.
Posted on: October 12, 2017
The Actuaries Institute today announced Michael Rice as Actuary of the Year for 2017. Michael is CEO of Rice Warner and well known as a fearless advocate for good public policy across Australia’s superannuation and retirement sectors.
Posted on: September 27, 2017
Actuaries Institute President Jenny Lyon comments on the lack of diversity in leadership roles across Australian businesses, and draws our attention to the terminology actuaries use to define themselves. The impact of both issues is important as the Institute’s Council sharpens it’s focus on diversity.
Posted on: September 21, 2017
What’s next after Part III exams? After qualifying as a Fellow in 2015, Milton Lim decided to explore the wider opportunities and insights available from the international business world with the double degree program at HEC Paris MBA and the London School of Economics MSc in Analytics / Data Science.
Posted on: September 6, 2017
Actuary Jananie William explains how she traversed traditional actuarial fields and came to work in public policy. Using actuarial techniques and some amazing data, she provided a detailed analysis of birth-related public health system costs and their drivers – the first ever study of its kind.
Posted on: August 31, 2017
Elayne Grace, Deputy CEO and Head of Public Policy, introduces the Actuaries Institute’s new thought leadership series 'The Dialogue - leading the conversation'.
Posted on: June 8, 2017
2017 Young Actuaries Conference is designed to help young actuaries “Get the Edge” in their career. The conference aims to shed light on specific skills young actuaries need to adapt and build a successful and purposeful career. Victoria Gao reports.
Posted on: April 20, 2017