Julian Tse moved to Switzerland looking for something different and after overcoming the language barrier, he found it. He now lives just a trainride away from the mountains and can swim or sunbathe during lunchtime, but it can be a bit too quiet at times
Rob Lynch moved from his native Ireland to work, firstly in Munich then later Zurich in the reinsurance sector. It has enriched his life with a perfect mix of rewarding work, and enjoyable leisure pursuits
When Philip Bundy packed his life into boxes, he expected the transition from the UK to Hong Kong would be a difficult one, but he was quickly taken in by the variety and vibrancy of the place. He didn't expect there to be quite so much rain though
After years of working in stable and developed countries, Watson Teo felt like he needed a change, and at that very same time, an opportunity presented itself before him. Although he considers Cape Town a relatively soft landing, it is certainly outside of the first world bubble he had found himself in
Derek Cribb considers the future for actuaries in terms of global spread and the opportunity that could offer to expand the scope of actuarial sciences. He also introduces Wen Li, lead representative of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in China and south-east Asia
In our international supplement we have a selection of articles from actuaries across the world. Each article has its own individual discovery, providing a bite-sized view of the challenges of living and working in a foreign country.