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As part of our series of blogs on neurodiversity in the actuarial profession, we are pleased to share the experience of an actuary who prefers not to disclose their autism.
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Jessica Huff FIA CERA, senior credit underwriting analyst at Klarna, shares her experience of managing an actuarial career with dyslexia as part of our series of blogs on neurodiversity in the profession.
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Actuary and neurodiversity consultant, Alicja Nocon, shares her personal experience of working as an actuary on the autism spectrum as part of our series of blogs on neurodiversity in the profession.
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A Portfolio Manager is responsible for investing money on behalf of clients. My team’s focus is on Cashflow Driven Investing (CDI), which is the concept of investing in portfolios of assets that behave like pension scheme liabilities, thereby reducing risk and ensuring the asset portfolios generate the cashflows needed to pay pensions.
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In the context of an asset manager and in simple terms, business development is about winning new clients and developing mandates with existing clients.  (It is a fancy way of calling it sales!)  It involves understanding the marketplace of asset owners (e.g. pension schemes) and what investment objectives they may be working towards.