It was only last year that the first anatomically correct female crash test dummy was created. With so much data still based on the male perspective, are we truly meeting all consumer needs? Adél Drew discusses her thoughts, based on the book Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez
A familiar question for actuaries, student or qualified, is: ‘what does an actuary do?’. Friends, work colleagues, US immigration officers and non-executive directors alike have all asked me this at some point. We tend to develop our own responses – ‘insurance maths’, ‘financial projections’ and so on – to move the conversation along, but they probably aren’t great.
Actuaries can save the Arctic, according to esteemed chemist and climate-change expert Sir David King. He tells Alex Martin that risk management is as relevant to preserving the planet as groundbreaking science