As we were putting this issue together, the news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II was announced. In recognition of Her Majesty’s extraordinary reign, we have included the tribute that you can read on the facing page.
After a hot summer, we enter September – when many graduates start their new actuarial careers. With articles on hard technical topics and softer careers themes, I hope this issue will give our profession’s newest members a taste of actuarial discourse.
Emerging data science tools and techniques are redefining what it is to be an actuary. Organisations worldwide are looking to optimise their operations , and recruitment agencies are inundated with requests for talent that stands out from the crowd.