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In this blog, Andrew Mason, Trainee Consultant at Barnett Waddingham, talks about the challenges in moving from a student to professional life, with some helpful tips to manage.
Changes to the Regulations approved by Council are now being shared with members.
In this blog, Mia Collier, Actuarial Consultant at Barnett Waddingham, talks about the differences in moving from University to the actuarial exams, with some helpful tips to manage.
Voting for the IFoA Council Elections 2019 closes at 12:00 (BST) on Monday 24 June.
Council elections are your opportunity to influence the strategic direction of the IFoA. Make sure you use your vote!
Seventeen candidates are standing for eight vacancies in the General constituency and three candidates are standing for two vacancies in the Scottish constituency.
The GI board has opened nominations for its Outstanding Achievement Award. The criteria for the award have been revamped to reflect a diverse range of ways that GI actuaries could have made outstanding contributions. The criteria can be found on the website here. If you would like to nominate someone for the award, please email GI.firstname.lastname@example.org outlining how you think they meet one or more of the criteria. Nominations close Monday 15th July.
Marjorie Ngwenya, Immediate Past President of the IFoA, blogs on the actuarial profession in Africa.
The actuarial profession in Africa is in an exciting growth phase. The IFoA has 2,246 registered members in the region (representing 7% of its global membership).
Policy manager Matthew Levine talks about why infrastructure finance is being put under the spotlight.
Carol Storey, Manager (Sustainability & Climate Change), PwC and Resource and Environment Research and CPD committee member, explains why a new IFoA working party will be looking at the role of energy in the economy and invites you to get involved.
Nothing happens in our world without energy. Global economic growth has depended on harnessing ever increasing amounts of energy. Since overall investment returns depend on economic growth, changes in the patterns of energy use should be of great interest to actuaries.
Saunak is currently working as a Pricing Actuary in the Casualty Asia Team for Swiss Re Global Services and currently based out of Bangalore, India.
In his current role, he leverages his knowledge on pricing and is heavily involved in providing analytical support for a wide variety of projects across the Asian region.
I am a qualified actuary and currently working in the AM Best Analytics team in Singapore.