Data collected and lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic will help improve the ability of governments and organisations to face future crises. The pandemic has emphasised the importance of translating complex data for diverse audiences with clear communication. Innovation is vital to benefit from the world’s new operating rhythm and this presents great opportunities for actuaries
COVID-19 has had a devastating and unprecedented impact on our wellbeing. It presents significant risk management challenges for government to reduce these impacts, including those related to the population's health, economic, and social wellbeing. Given the need for a focus on long term outcomes amidst significant uncertainty, opportunities exist to embed actuarial thinking and principles into the management of population wellbeing outcomes.
I’ve been in Australia just over a year-and-a-half now, and having just hit one year in the Australian insurance market, I thought it would be good to take some time to reflect on this new land that I call home – from an actuarial perspective of course.
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