Perspectives of a young actuary

Xun Chun Tee, a 2016 graduate of ANU, discusses with current student Felix Ryan his experiences studying actuarial and the challenges and opportunities actuaries face in the coming years.

Beat the Geek: Actuarial tips on AFL and NRL this season

Taylor Fry is celebrating the 10th year of its 'Beat the Geek' AFL and NRL tipping competition which pits tipsters skills against the expert modelling power of an actuarial and analytics firm. Here, Graham Taylor lets us in on common tipster habits, what works and of course, who will win the 2017 premierships!

David Morrison, 2016 Australian of the Year on ‘Empowering Leadership’

[VIDEO] In anticipation of the 2017 CPD Tour, we interviewed General David Morrison AO, 2016 Australian of the Year, who shared his thoughts about leadership and the key themes for the tour.

New products in cyber insurance

[VIDEO]: Sharanjit Paddam, Principal at Deloitte Actuaries & Consultants, interviews Emma Osgood – Senior Underwriter for Cyber Liability at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance on Cyber Insurance.

Permission to fail is key to success - an interview with Hollard CEO Richard Enthoven

[VIDEO]: An aggressive risk appetite and “allowing people to fail” has been key to CEO Richard Enthoven’s success. Here, he reflects on Hollard’s appetite for innovation and why actuaries will 'have a field day' in the next ‘blockbuster’ moment coming for the insurance industry.

Part 3 success stories

Kitty Leung interviews last semester’s top scoring prize winners on the rollercoaster ride that is studying for Part 3 Exams. The four prize winners, now working for Macquarie Bank, ChinaLife P&C, KPMG and EY, reveal their stories of gruelling study, hard work and success.

Actuary campaigns for ‘Better Bennelong’ in 2016 Election

With the date set for the Federal Election, Martin Mulcare is ramping up his campaign to run as an independent candidate in the safe Liberal seat of Bennelong. Here, he outlines his political motivations as Australia grapples with housing affordability, health and economic challenges a week on from the Budget.

I am an Actuary

Deciding which direction to take your career path in can be tricky. We asked eight qualified practitioners how they came to be actuaries and why they love their work.


Actuaries and Political Life

Actuary Helen McLeod will run against Josh Frydenberg in the next Federal Election in the blue-ribbon Liberal seat of Kooyong, Victoria. Here, Natalie Warren speaks to her about why she’s motivated to run for office (again) and why more actuaries should get involved in politics.

NDIS update from the Scheme Actuary

[VIDEO]: Five minutes with the Scheme Actuary of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Sarah Johnson, following her Plenary talk on Scheme Trial Site progress.

Improving the health of ageing workforces - Q&A with Caroline Howe

Five minutes with Dr Caroline Howe, a leading consultant and researcher with a focus on Ageing Well at Work.

Risk on the Rails – Q&A with Jason Breton

Downer Rail’s General Manger Jason Breton uses all the data he can lay his hands on when dealing with project finance uncertainty. Here, he gives a taste of his upcoming Keynote presentation at the 2015 ERM Seminar.

From passive to active safety - Q&A with Doctor Jeremy Woolley

Acting Director at the Centre for Automotive Safety Research gives insight into increasingly intelligent road design, automation and blurred driver responsibility on Australia’s roads.

Income for (longer) life - Knox takes a bow

[VIDEO]: David Knox gives his view on this week's Government response to the Financial System Inquiry and outlines the industry-first retirement product that won him the inaugural BTIM Retirement Innovation Award.

I am an Actuary

Deciding which direction to take your career path in can be tricky. We asked five qualified practitioners how they came to be actuaries and why they love their work.


I am an Actuary

Deciding which direction to take your career path in can be tricky when faced with a mysterious intersection of mathematics, insurance and actuarial science. We ask six qualified actuaries why they love their work.


7 Tips to Ace Actuarial Studies

Actuaries Digital Editor Kirsten Flynn asks five newly qualified actuaries for their best study tip and gives two of her own, to help you whiz your next actuarial exam.


On clouds of data - Alan Joyce on steering Qantas

When the engine exploded on QF32 flight out of Singapore, with 469 lives on-board, Alan Joyce faced hard decisions. In a crisis executive meeting, with Qantas’ chief engineer and chief pilot in Sydney, Joyce watched televisions beam images of fallen aircraft parts on the ground in Indonesia. He knew well the risk to the Qantas brand, let alone the crew and passengers. Here, he speaks with actuary Alan Greenfield on how he navigates the challenges of business leadership and the role mathematics has played in both his career and the aviation business.


I am an Actuary

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