The international actuary issue serves as a reminder of what a truly global profession it is. Our aim is to provide a snapshot of the roles, responsibilities, risks and challenges of actuaries on the global stage.
We have invited student and newly qualified actuaries living and working in an international capacity to discuss their experiences and provide an insight into the actuarial practices of their own homelands.
Actuaries are in a good position to meet the relevant immigration criteria of many popular migrant destinations, says Tim McMahon. But in todays increasingly global employment market, actuarial professionals who want to take advantage of overseas opportunities need to be aware of frequently changing immigration rules
Chief executive Derek Cribb joined the IFoA in 2010. He has worked with IFoA staff and volunteers to turn the professional body into a modern, forward-looking organisation, putting it in a strong position to support its global membership. Five years on from the launch of a major strategy review and organisational restructure, he discusses the threats and opportunities facing the actuarial profession on a global scale