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New exciting volunteering opportunities are now open for General Insurance (GI) actuaries. Three brand new IFoA GI subcommittees are looking for enthusiastic members to foster research, shape conferences and mould education relevant for the coming challenges. This Autumn they will replace the General Insurance Education and CPD (GI ECPD) and General Insurance (GIRO) committees.
In this blog, Chloe Hung, Amazon best-selling author, talks about the evolving industries which actuaries are now working in.
Historically, the actuarial profession was made up of a relatively small community of actuaries who worked mainly within the insurance field. Over the years though, more and more actuaries have been venturing into other fields such as data science, investments, banking, finance and so forth.
The Health and Care Lifelong Learning Sub-committee is seeking to recruit up to two members. The Sub-committee are seeking to balance their membership and therefore wish to recruit one member with a PMI background and one member who works for a direct insurer.
The Lifelong Learning (Life Practice) Sub-committee is seeking to recruit up to two members, who should be a Fellow or Associate member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).
The Life Research Sub-committee, which oversees between 14 and 20 working parties, is seeking to recruit up to two new members, who could be Fellows or Associates or academics with expertise in actuarial, life insurance or related fields to volunteer to join this Sub-committee to help drive the development of actuarial practice in the Life area.
Join our international experience networking event on 25 October at Staple Inn Hall, London, to understand more about how working overseas has helped our members to develop their career.
At this event you will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from a number of members who have worked overseas. They will share their experiences not only of actuarial work overseas, but their practical experience of living and working overseas, what they wished they understood before the embarked upon this opportunity and how they successfully returned back to the UK.
The Funeral Plans MIG Managing Committee are putting together an excellent programme for the annual CPD event for 2018, which is now open for bookings.
We are delighted that LGT Vestra LLP have agreed to host the event this year, which will take place on 29 October 2018 with registration from 15.00 and the event running 15.30 – 18.00.
For more information and to book your place, please email Funeral.Plans@actuaries.org.uk with:
Ken Buffin, Founder of the US-based Buffin Foundation, discusses the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the innovative ways actuaries can harness their skills to drive progress towards achieving them by 2030.
The IFoA believes we all need to take steps to reduce our environmental impact, but knowing how to begin and which steps to take can be a challenge for all of us – simply put, where do we start?