In this article, Keziah Baskerville-Muscutt interviews Louise Pryor, who is a sustainability actuary and President-elect of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). Keziah asks Louise about her work, her views of the actuarial profession and how it links to sustainability, and her advice for aspiring members.
In light of the pandemic, the IFOA Covid-19 Action Taskforce (ICAT) Social Security Group has been re-examining retirement ages. In particular, whether earlier access to state pension benefits should now be considered despite this being in the opposite direction of travel from government policy in most western economies.
In this blog Stephen Moncrief, of the IFoA’s COVID-19 Action Taskforce (ICAT) Social Security Group, takes a look at where UBI schemes have not been implemented but where there has been considerable interest.
Rahul Kapur is a student member of the IFoA working for E&Y in Delhi, India. He believes that Impact Investing provides a win-win for investors and society and that it’s worth a closer look by the actuarial profession. In this article, the first of a 3-part series, Rahul introduces Impact Investing and explains how historical returns are higher than you might think.
IFoA’s COVID-19 Action Taskforce (ICAT) Financial Reporting Group (FRG) with input from within the COVID-19 workstream, provides initial observations considering the topic of Covid-19 reporting implications for actuaries working on insurance companies/pension plans.
Harshitta Malakar, from the IFoA’s COVID-19 ICAT General Insurance Claims Inflation group, looks at the impact of the pandemic on the frequency and severity of motor claims and the issues which reserving actuaries should consider.
A group of general insurance actuaries working as part of the IFoA Covid-19 Action Task Force have been studying the impact of Covid-19. This blog discusses the changes in social inflation caused by pandemic.
Authors from the Social Security workstream of the IFoA Covid-19 Action Taskforce, highlight two ways in which they believe that additional longer term COVID related imbalances are set to emerge in social security systems.
A group of GI actuaries have been trying to identify changes in exposures and claims experience and their potential impact on reserving. This blog looks at the impact on the health insurance market in India.