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12 July 2019
On 11 July, the IFoA released the New Qualifier pass-list of the class July 2019. We are glad to have 12 new Associates,6 new Fellows and 1 CERA in China. Many congratulations to those who passed their exams, in particular newly qualified Fellows and Associates. The names of our new qualifiers will be published in The Times on 26 July. The list will include all who have fulfilled all the requirements for Fellowship, Associateship and CERA qualifications in the first half of this year. Please visit the IFoA website for more details.
26 June 2019
At the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) Annual General Meeting on 26 June 2019, the new President John Taylor launched our new certificate in Data Science.
Available in 2020, the standalone online Certificate in Data Science will be available to members at all stages of their careers, wherever they are located across the globe.
It will focus on areas such as Data Visualisation, Machine Learning, AI and Ethics, and the relevance of these to the future work of our members in established and newer areas of actuarial work. As this is such a fast-moving field, it is expected that Certificate holders will also need to demonstrate relevant elements of continuing professional development (CPD) within their normal annual CPD requirement.
We will be finalising development of the Certificate over the next few months and expect enrolment to start in March 2020. More details will be available on our website shortly, alongside an opportunity to express interest in registering for this credential. You can access our new data science hub on our website for a wide range of data science content.
27 May 2019
The IFoA is pleased to launch the IFoA in South-East Asia webpage. With a rapidly growing membership in South-East Asia and a unique network of businesses, governments and academic institutions, we are committed to supporting our members, their employers, students and educators all across the region. Please visit the IFoA in South-East Asia webpage to learn more about the services we offer in the region.
10 May 2019
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is very pleased to announce that its prestigious Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation has been awarded to AIA Company Limited (Thailand Actuarial Department), known as AIA Thailand, on 9 May 2019 at the IFoA Asia Conference in Chengdu, China. This is the first time the award has been made to an organisation in Thailand. Find out more about the QAS
18 Feb 2019
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries is delighted to announce that Tan Suee Chieh has been confirmed as the next President-elect. Tan Suee Chieh will take up his new position in June 2019 as John Taylor becomes President, taking over from Jules Constantinou. Tan Suee Chieh will take on the role of President in June 2020. He is based in Singapore and will be the first Asian President of the IFoA.
Tan Suee Chieh said:
“I am very proud of my career as an actuary and the work I have done in the insurance industry. It has been hugely rewarding. I am very pleased that my peers elected me to this role. It gives me the opportunity to support the profession across geographical boundaries and its continuing efforts in reinvention to meet the needs of business and society in a sustainable manner. As we move into the future, we will continue to adapt and transform, to ensure we succeed and thrive in a digital age.”
31 Jan 2019
Happy Chinese New Year!
We would like to take this opportunity to wish all members, friends of the IFoA and their families a very happy Chinese New Year of the Pig. The pig symbolises many positive qualities, such as kindness, loyalty and sincerity. We hope that we can continue to work together to drive our profession forward this year, in line with these values.
Our Asia Conference is being held in Chengdu this May. We look forward to seeing you there.
Wishing you all the best for the year ahead.
Derek Cribb, Chief Executive and John Taylor, President-elect, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
16 August 2018
Our next round of member events in Asia will take place in September when our President-elect, John Taylor, and Chief Executive, Derek Cribb visit the region. We will be celebrating the achievements of our New Qualifiers and Volunteers, as well as hosting the seminar“The world is changing – are we ready?” in Singapore (11 September), Beijing (13 September) and Shanghai (14 September). John and Derek will also attend the 2018 Asian Actuarial Conference (AAC) in Hong Kong. We will hold a Member Reception Cocktail at Hong Kong (18 September) at which John and Derek will co-present the IFoA Strategy. We’d love to see you at these upcoming events.
31 December 2018
On 21 December 2018, the IFoA released the New Qualifier pass-list of the class December 2018. We are glad to have 7 new Associates and 6 new Fellows in China. So far, the Greater China region has 22 new Associates and 10 new Fellows in 2018. Many congratulations to those who passed their exams, in particular newly qualified Fellows and Associates. The names of our new qualifiers will be published in The Times on 11 Jan 2019, following the publication of the exam results. The list will include all who have completed their exams for Fellowship in the second half of 2018, and also those who have now fulfilled all the requirements for the Associateship and CERA qualifications. Please visit the “IFoAOfficial” for more details.