In this article, Shane McCullagh interviews Mike Clark. Mike is an actuary with a long career spanning life insurance, teaching and investment.
Lloyd Jansen Van Vuuren tells us how gaining the Certificate in Data Science has given him the confidence to become more involved in data science projects in his workplace.
Peter Murphy, a member of the Artificial Intelligence and Automation Working Party, is currently investigating how AI and automation can be used in various areas of actuarial practice.
Charchit Agrawal, Appointed Actuary at QBE Insurance in Malaysia, tells us why wanting to understand the terminology involved in data science was the driving force behind him taking the Certificate in Data Science.
David Tudor-Griffith was part of the first IFoA Data Science Certificate cohort. In this blog he tells us about his experience of taking part in the course and what actuaries can gain from it.
February 2021 saw the second edition of SFC book club, and with it a contrasting book: All We Can Save by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine K. Wilkinson is an anthology of essays and poetry centred around the leading female voices addressing the climate crisis.
Henry Thompson, Head of Public Affairs at the IFoA, reviews the key announcements in the 2021 Budget of relevance to the IFoA and its members.
Chris Reynolds, Chair of the IFoA Health & Care Board discusses the recent UK Government white paper on health and social care reform.
Last month the UK Government launched its ...
In this follow-on blog post Stephen Moncrief, of the IFoA’s COVID-19 Action Taskforce (ICAT) Social Security Group, completes his blog journey to consider whether the Coronavirus Pandemic should alter our views on the desirability of Universal Basic Income (UBI) approaches.
On February 19 the IFoA submitted its feedback and recommendations to HM Treasury on the Phase II Consultation of the Financial Services Future Regulatory Framework Review.
We spoke to Thomas Harris, Fellow at the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries about his career and what advice he would give to actuaries entering the profession now.