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The Actuary The magazine of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries
Friday 22 February 2019
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Opinion

  • The adaptable actuaryI recently attended the IFoA's event The Actuary as a Data Scientist, which gave an interesting window on the profession's future.
  • Uphill struggle?The trouble with the truth is that motives can be misconstrued. However, as Churchill said, The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
  • Boosting recognitionOne of the themes of my presidency is to encourage all actuaries to step out of the shadows.

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PREDICTIONS - Summer 2017

Challenging the way we think

Welcome to the second issue of Predictions, a supplement produced by The Actuary magazine, and sponsored by Aon. Political events around the world over the past year have set us on a different course. But with change comes opportunity, and that has never been so true as it is today, with the capabilities technology can offer. In this issue we explore this idea with a focus on modelling.


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PREDICTIONS


Welcome to the first issue of Predictions, a supplement and dedicated microsite produced by The Actuary magazine, and sponsored by Willis Towers Watson, exploring the challenges and new opportunities technology presents for the financial sector and the actuarial profession.


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Careers AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

  • Student: Back and forthStudying the genesis of the actuarial profession will help us to anticipate the issues of the future and remain appealing to actuaries of the future, says Elliot Cox
  • Cyber risk tips and #CodingforGirlsThe IFoA's GI Asia International working party gave a presentation on cyber risk to more than 80 attendees in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Cyber risk is truly global and companies around the world are struggling to quantify the impact of cyber-security breaches.
  • Wide-ranging discussions at Dubai GAS eventThe IFoA joined more than 50 participants at the most recent meeting of the Gulf Actuarial Society (GAS), held in Dubai at the Dusit Thani Hotel on 4 December 2018. The meeting was sponsored by Milliman and SHMA Consulting.
  • CPD requirements for senior rolesAre you an IFoA member working in a senior management, non-executive director or trustee role?
  • Obituary: Sir Michael AtiyahSir Michael Atiyah, the mathematician, former President of the Royal Society and Honorary Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, died in January at the age of 89.

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Webinars 

DELOITTE AND FIS WEBINAR – DE-RISKING IFRS 17 IMPLEMENTATION

Speakers:

Richard Marshall, Consulting Partner, Deloitte UK

Oscar Weafer, Director of Risk Solutions Management and Strategy at FIS

Abuzarr Kotadia
Actuarial Senior Manager, Deloitte UK


De-Risking IFRS 17

PRIIPS PITFALLS AND EFFICIENCIES, COMBINING TECHNOLOGY AND EXPERTISE

Speakers:

George McCutcheon, Research Director, Financial Risk Solutions (FRS)
John O’Donnell, Director, Regulatory Services, KPMG

PRIIPs WEBINAR ON DEMAND

OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNIT LINKED MATCHING - ON PREMISES OR IN THE CLOUD

Speakers:

Naomi Burger, Partner, Deloitte

George McCutcheon, Research Director, Financial Risk Solutions (FRS)

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