Just over a year ago, I was invited to sit on a panel of independent experts advising the UK government on the development of the social care green paper, and as I mentioned last month, this has been a big project for me.
In the April issue, the president draws attention to the many implications for individuals in the ways in which we conduct our lives... of living beyond the age of 100... as actuaries we are well placed to deal with the many permutations that are implied.
Throughout my year as president, I have focused my energy around three goals for the profession: proactively seeking to be future fit, creating suitable professionals, and finding ways to serve our diverse membership.
The end of one year and the start of another is a time when many of us reflect on what we have achieved and what weve still not checked off the list of the previous years aspirations. It is only when we look back that we truly appreciate how much we have accomplished and experienced in the year.