On Wednesday 13 September the Actuaries Institute, with support from the Risk Management Practice Committee, held the ninth Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Seminar. The conference was held the Forum at the Actuaries Institute’s Sydney offices and included an impressive range speakers and strong media coverage. Here, Nick Cowdery, from the Seminar organising committee, speaks with newly appointed Chief Risk Officer Colin Weir about his view of the Seminar content and its value to those in a CRO role.
Posted on: October 12, 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
Fraud poses a critical risk to the sustainability of injury and disability schemes across Australia. Ahead of the 2017 Injury and Disability Schemes Seminar (IDSS), Hugh Miller outlines where fraud risk will be discussed in the Program, as well as opportunities to improve outcomes in the industry through behavioural economics.
Posted on: October 6, 2017
Mental health is a key theme at this year’s Injury and Disability Schemes Seminar (IDSS). Here, Hugh Miller outlines some of the issues - including exercise benefits, best practice claims management, and secondary harm - that will be explored by speakers in depth.
Posted on: September 22, 2017
Trang Duncanson reports on the AASB17 Implementation Taskforce’s Member Insights Session last week.
Posted on: September 13, 2017
Senior Actuarial Analyst at Rice Warner, Richard Dunn, walks us through lessons shared at the 2017 ‘Actuaries as Leaders’ Forum in Sydney last month.
Posted on: August 24, 2017
The 2017 GI Glimpse Seminar focused on the actuarial career; latest developments and outlook for the general insurance (GI) industry; as well as updates on the long tail classes. Suba Chelva reports.
Posted on: August 10, 2017
Following the strong feedback received for last year’s event, the Actuaries Institute’s ERM Seminar is back in 2017. Brett Riley looks at the topic, speaker and opportunity line up.
Posted on: August 8, 2017
After-work on a cold Thursday evening in Melbourne, the Young Actuaries Program (“YAP”) membership gathered for the latest instalment of the ‘Evening Speaker Series’ – Data Analytics. James Morris reports.
Posted on: July 27, 2017
Avanti Patki and Tim Lam review last week's popular Young Actuaries Conference, unpacking its four key themes ‘Actuarial Passport – where to next?’, ‘Actuary of the Future’, ‘Talking the talk’ and ‘Strategic Thinking, Leadership and Personal Brand’.
Posted on: May 18, 2017
Ignatius Li of Deloitte and the Actuaries Institute's Health Practice Committee looks at some key challenges facing the health sector, including private health insurance reforms, ahead of the much anticipated 'Future of Health Seminar in Melbourne next month.
Posted on: May 16, 2017
Drones are clever devices that are presenting a range of opportunities and challenges for insurers globally. Suba Chelva shares key takeaways from a Melbourne seminar on the Use of Drone Technology in the General Insurance industry.
Posted on: May 4, 2017
Jenny Lyon reflects on the recent Presidential Dinners held around Australia and draws some lessons from how actuaries outside the main financial centres in Australia are working flexibly, across a diverse range of fields.
Posted on: April 26, 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
Despite the rain the room was full when Dai Liu presented an Introduction to icare Insights Session at the Institute on 16 March, 2017. Jamie Reid reports on an informative session about the largest general insurance service provider in Australia.
Posted on: April 3, 2017
Sean McGing reports on the March 7 Insights Session which saw Fahmi Hosain, Head of Governance, Culture & Remuneration at APRA cover issues across banking, insurance and superannuation.
Posted on: March 21, 2017
There is a paradigm shift occurring between insurers and insureds as ‘big data’ allows for policies tailored more to customer lifestyle and behaviour, an Actuaries Institute event has heard.
Posted on: March 15, 2017
Enock Chiyangwa shares some key insights from the ASFA National Conference and Super Expo held on the Gold Coast in November 2016.
Posted on: February 23, 2017
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