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InsurTech has gone from the new kid on the IT block to becoming well enough established to attract the attention of risk teams. But how do we assess the delivery and BAU risks?
Each InsurTech project can be very different and aimed at a wide variety of end users. You may not have a previous example of a similar project to use as a guide in assessing the risks. Or you may need to employ a wider range of risk disciplines than you have done historically.
Monday 18 March 2019 17:00 - 19:00 Staple Inn Hall, London The term ‘investment risk’ is often used loosely, and frequently confused with the notion of short term price volatility, particularly for equity instruments. For the long term investor, however, what is most apposite is the ability to meet future real cash flows as they become due.
Our volunteers - nearly 4000 individuals - give in so many ways.
We all share in the benefits of the time given by IFoA volunteers who use their skills and experience to support, run, regulate and enhance our membership body, and use their intellectual expertise to advance our research and thought leadership.
Volunteering for the IFoA means different things to different individuals. Some volunteer quietly while others have a more public facing role: both are impactful.
In this blog, Bethan Goddard, a Trainee Consultant at Barnett Waddingham, takes us through her experience of securing an actuarial internship, with some helpful tips along the way.
Russell works at Nationwide Building Society leading the Market Risk, Pension Risk and the Treasury Product Control teams.
“I have found that actuarial skills and experiences are very transferable, but they are not an end in themselves. Seek out new challenges within your current company and be helpful to others.”
The IFoA is currently seeking experienced volunteers for vacancies in the Health and Care practice area:
The IFoA is currently seeking experienced volunteers for vacancies in the Life practice area:
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA’s) Engagement and Learning Directorate are seeking to hear from applicants who would like to be considered for senior positions in Health and Care.
As a first for the IFoA, the 2019 Protection, Health and Care Conference will be joining forces with the Mortality and Longevity Symposium. These two high quality conferences will run back-to-back at the same venue, with:
Online materials from November’s CPD Co-ordinators’ briefing are now available for all IFoA members to access on our website.
Key presentations from the event suitable for claiming CPD include:
- Lifelong Learning: changing direction
- Inputs v Outcomes based CPD
- Diversity and Inclusion panel discussion
- Climate-related Risk Alert - for all actuaries
Each online video includes accompanying resources and allows you to directly claim CPD.
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Added: Fri, 01/03/2019 - 15:30Cyber attacks on the UK's financial services sector increased by a massive 480% last year, with insurance companies and investment banks among the most targeted.
Added: Thu, 28/02/2019 - 16:00Insurers, banks and other financial institutions across the world have announced 33 restrictions on funding for the coal sector since the start of 2018, new research has found.
Added: Wed, 27/02/2019 - 14:30The mutual and cooperative insurance market has been the fastest-growing part of the global industry since the financial crisis, new research has uncovered.