In the context of rising health costs (with growth rates of 5-6% per annum), APRA has reviewed 15 Private Health Insurers (PHI) on their resilience to Sustainability Challenges and found room for improvement.
Many actuaries become qualified at different stages in their lives as their careers take off. Meet six actuaries who have experienced various professional opportunities, from working abroad to solving complex social problems using cutting edge data science.
One of the biggest challenges in adopting machine learning models is their lack of interpretability. It is important for actuaries to be able to understand what models are doing. This article discusses the popular SHAP approach as a superior method of calculating feature importance.
The Royal Commission has brought about a permanent change in the political environment and customers trust in financial institutions. Corporations now face significant risk if their business practices fail to live up to community expectations. Actuaries have a crucial role in managing that risk.
Rein van Rooyen (Head of Investment Performance and Data at QSuper) interviews Estelle Liu (Consultant at Rice Warner) about the recent activities of one of the most active groups within the Actuaries Institute, the Superannuation Projection and Disclosure Subcommittee (SPD).
Actuary and Rhodes Scholar Ian Pollard, together with his daughter Jess Pollard, a career coach, authored the pocket-book Mental Spinach. This brief look at the book's four 'Lenses' outlines important questions to reflect on to design your life and build an engaging and fulfilling career. *Includes four podcasts!*
The Actuaries Institute is now in the implementation phase of changes to it's Education Program. Education Strategy Project Manager Jenny Lyon outlines the reasons for the changes and progress to date, and reminds Members to be in touch with feedback and questions.
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25 JUNE 2019
CPD TOUR 2019 HONG KONG
Presented by Nicolette Rubinsztein, Ian Laughlin, Elayne Grace and Thomas Tang
9 JULY 2019
SNAG MORNING COFFEE SYDNEY
Hosted by the Social Networking Actuaries Group
13 AUGUST 2019
MELBOURNE GRADUATION DINNER
Hosted by President Nicolette Rubinsztein
11 - 12 NOV 2019
INJURY AND DISABILITY SCHEMES SEMINAR
Major event that focuses on injury and disability schemes throughout Australasia.