With a rapidly growing membership in South-East Asia and a unique network of businesses, governments and academic institutions, we are committed to supporting you as a Fellow, Associate, Student, or Affiliate member, your employers or your educators all across the region.
Become an actuary
Whether you're thinking about becoming an Associate or Fellow, the profession offers an exciting career for those who are ready to take the next step and get more from their love of maths.
Every year we welcome new students from all across South-East Asia who are inspired by the idea of becoming an actuary.
To find out more about the IFoA and how you can achieve your career goals, download our "More than maths" brochure today.
IFoA accredited universities
The IFoA works with a range of accredited universities in South-East Asia to ensure the highest quality in actuarial education and training. We welcome applications from universities any time throughout the year.
Students studying at any IFoA accredited universities worldwide may be eligible for exemptions from some IFoA exams if they meet the required grades. There are currently 10 accredited universities in South-East Asia:
- Asia Pacific University, Malaysia
- Heriot Watt University, Malaysia
- Mahidol University, Thailand
- Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Sunway University, Malaysia
- Taylor's University, Malaysia
- UCSI University, Malaysia
- Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
- University of Malaya, Malaysia
- Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
QAS accredited organisations
There are now five employers in South-East Asia that have achieved the IFoA’s Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation and we welcome applications from actuarial employers throughout the year. There are currently 4 QAS employers in South-East Asia:
- Actuarial Partners, Malaysia
- AIA, Malaysia and Thailand
- Aon, Singapore
- Nicholas Actuarial Solutions, Malaysia
26-28 April 2022: International Actuarial Colloquim 2022 (Call for papers deadline: 31 December 2021)
- Caryn Chua, +65 8838 5848
- Marie Lee, +65 8778 1784
- 5 Shenton Way, #10-01, UIC Building, Singapore 068808
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This practical course is aimed at actuaries at any stage of their career who want to develop their own growth mindset and apply it to their work setting and personal or professional lifelong learning. The content of the course builds on the lecture given by Dr Helen Wright on Growth Mindset as part of the President’s 2021 Lecture series, and will be delivered over a period of 2 months, from mid-October to early December.
In this webinar, we will discuss how cause-of-death data from the Office for National Statistics can help us to understand how inequalities arise at the all-cause level. The key to understanding mortality inequality is to think about the chain that connects risk factors, relative risks, and cause-of-death mortality through to all-cause mortality.
The importance of biodiversity for finance, business and policy is being increasingly recognised. While many studies highlight the overall economic impact that biodiversity loss could have, it is much more difficult to quantify and understand the particular impact that is may have on individual businesses or communities. The management and measurement of these risks is a field where actuaries are well placed to contribute.
The climate crisis and the degradation of our planet will affect societies everywhere. How we address these threats will require solutions that transcend borders. As a global profession, the actuarial community is well-placed to consider and propose effective risk management solutions to help manage the climate crisis.
Join leading experts to discuss key issues, emerging ideas and new research across the general insurance sector.
Join leading experts to discuss key issues, emerging ideas, and new research across the Life insurance sector.
Content will be aimed at all actuaries looking to understand the issues surrounding mental health in insurance and in particular those looking to ensure products and processes widen access for, and are most useful to, those experiencing periods of poor mental health.