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Data – The oil in industry consolidation?

The increase in industry consolidation has heightened the need for clearly defined data models, supporting integration and scalability.

by Rein van Rooyen

Posted 15 April 2021

Catastrophe modelling / physical risk

The importance of effective measurement, communication and understanding of risk of natural disasters

In the media and the general community, it has become common practice to classify natural disasters as a ‘one-in-X-year’ event. This phrase can be misleading if interpreted literally, possibly leading people to think that their risk actually reduced because they have 100 years to wait before the next ‘one-in-100-year’ event. This article aims to clear up the murky waters.

by Joseph Hoang-Luu

Posted 13 April 2021

Obituary

In memoriam Dr Stewart Lyon FIA

In memory of my late father-in-law and respected actuary Dr Stewart Lyon, Trevor Matthews and I reflect on Stewart’s life and career, characterised by kindness and brave leadership, his dedication to the actuarial profession, his renown in numismatic circles and his keen interest in music and amateur radio.

by Jenny Lyon

Posted 12 April 2021

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