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  • IFoA confirms Tan Suee Chieh as next President-elect

    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.”

    For more details, please visit the IFoA website and the IFoA Wechat (ID:IFoAOfficial).

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

    More details of the upcoming events and visit have been released on the Events Calendar, the China Microsite, the IFoA WeChat Account (ID: IFoAOfficial) and Weibo.

  • 3 August 2018

    On 20 July, the IFoA released the New Qualifier pass-list of the class July 2018. We are glad to have 14 new Associates and 4 new Fellows 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 3 August, following the publication of the exam results. The list will include all who have completed their exams for Fellowship in the first half of this year, and also those who have now fulfilled all the requirements for the Associateship and CERA qualifications. Please visit the “IFoAOfficial” for more details.

  • 1 June 2018

    From 14-18 May 2018, Colin Wilson, the IFoA Immediate Past President and Derek Cribb, the IFoA CEO, visited Chengdu, Shanghai and Beijing after attending the 2018 IFoA Asia Conference in Bangkok. During the five-day trip, Colin and Derek met local IFoA members, partnership universities and industry representatives via several meetings and events. The trip forms part of the IFoA’s regular programme of visits to China and Southeast Asia, which gives the IFoA's president and executives an opportunity to engage with local members and stakeholders. You can visit our WeChat (ID: IFoAOfficial) for more details of the trip.