The working party is raising awareness of visualisations, useful when performing risk modelling.

Key objectives:

The vision for the working party remains that through their work, the actuary should have:

  • A modern library of different visualisation techniques
  • An understanding of which visualisations work well for different purposes (eg, data investigation vs reporting to management)
  • Domain-specific examples of helpful practice (eg, pensions, investment, life or general insurance)
  • An understanding of how to produce the visualisations, including tools and techniques (not just Excel)
  • An understanding of the principles of developing and improving data visualisations
  • Awareness of caveats that should be associated with data visualisations


  • Data visualisation blog
  • KSS Glasgow 25 April 2019
  • KSS Edinburgh 25 April 2019
  • Knowledge Sharing Scotland (KSS), Stirling 23 April 2019
  • Presented at Zurich Regional Society 1 April 2019
  • Presentation at the Life Conference 2018
Chair: Rob Black
Membership: 7
Established: 2017

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