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In this blog, Comfort Ajoku, Trainee Actuary at the Government Actuary's Department (GAD) talks about GAD's role as it celebrates its 100th anniversary.
In the first of a series on the IFoA’s Practice Area Boards, Grahame Stott, Chair of the IFoA’s Management Board, sets out what the work of the Boards and their sub-committees has delivered over the last year.
Other blogs in this series:
The Life Research Sub-committee is seeking volunteers to join a new working party on the role of actuaries in new product delivery.
The working party will examine the following questions:
From sessional details to the one day conference, the Pensions calendar is beginning to populate so now is the time to put these in your diaries. Make a note of the dates
From sessional information to workshops, the Finance and Investment calendar is starting to fill up. Make a date of the notes
The first Banking MIG webinar was held in July, attracting well over 300 hundred participants. Here you can hear them share their experiences of how they got into banking, as well as their thoughts on how actuaries can enter the banking profession. Watch the webinar
There is no better time to join the Finance and Investment LinkedIn group. With well over a hundred members, this is a platform for Actuaries around the world to link up and discuss any topics within the Finance and Investment world. Join the Group
Emma Gilpin and Caryn Chua blog about the IFoA Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) award.
A historic accreditation
This July we were delighted to be in Bangkok along with IFoA President Elect Tan Suee Chieh to award the QAS accreditation to AIA Thailand.
The IFoA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Scheme for 2019/2020 is now available online and includes changes to the CPD requirements for members in Categories 1, 2, 3 and 4.
The new CPD requirements came into force on 1 July 2019. Please ensure that you understand any changes which affect your requirements.
Changes to the 2019/2020 CPD Requirements for Categories 1, 2, 3 and 4 are:
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in February 2019 confirmed the appointment of Mr Tan Suee Chieh as the next president-elect. He will take on the role of presidentin June 2020. Mr Tan, who is based in Singapore, will be the first Asian president of the institute. He spoke to Asia Insurance Review about his new role and the challenges ahead for the actuarial profession.
By Jimmy John, Asia Insurance Review