We interviewed Nick Spencer, Chair of the IFoA sustainability Board, covering his ambitions as Chair and his thoughts on actuarial involvement in sustainability. Here is what he had to say.
IFoA Fellow Phil Caine asks why actuaries aren't 'ripping up the modelling rule book' as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
This blog looks at some of the short-term responses in the non-life sector. Future blogs will cover life and health, and will look a bit further over the horizon at how things might evolve in a post-covid world.
Catherine Drummond, Chair of the IFoA’s GI Lifelong Learning Committee, tells us about the success of GIRO this year and how this success will be used to help plan and shape next year’s event.
Dermot Grenham, Chair of the Scottish Board, gives an overview of the IFoA’s latest policy and public affairs activity in Scotland.
Policy and Public Affairs Assistant, Katy Little, offers a glimpse into the key announcements from the 2020 Spending review.
This blog discusses the potential impact of Covid-19 on expenses and expense inflation valuation assumptions for non-linked life products.
This blog has been prepared by the Biodiversity and Natural Capital Working party, a volunteer group working under the Sustainability Board.
Nick Spencer, Chair of the IFoA Sustainability Board, blogs on the role of the Sustainability Board and answers questions on his volunteering experience.
In this blog, Matthew Edwards, Editor of the Longevity Bulletin, discusses the many facets of the pandemic and the challenge of drawing conclusions during a global crisis that is still ongoing.
A group of Life actuaries, working as part of the IFoA Covid-19 Action Taskforce (ICAT) have been considering various ways that the pandemic has affected Life insurers. This blog discusses Covid-19’s impact on considerations for setting assumptions for unit-linked business charges.
Jerome Mahadeo explains how the actuarial skill set can be put to good use in banking and why banking is a great place to test new ideas.