IFoA returns to party conferences & more…Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest actuary news round-up…

IFoA returns to party conferences

After a pandemic-induced hiatus, the IFoA’s Public Affairs team returned to the party conference circuit this year, attending both the Labour and Conservative conferences in Brighton and Manchester respectively.

 


What are actuaries already doing to help build a sustainable future?

The report, Climate-related risk: An information gathering report on actuarial involvement concluded that, in many organisations, actuaries are among those leading the thinking on climate-related risk. The key areas of work carried out by actuaries are scenario modelling and stress testing as well as working alongside others in asset management.


Arch Relaunches Watford Re as Somers Re

Arch Capital Group Ltd., alongside investment partners Warburg Pincus and Kelso & Company (Kelso), today announced that Watford Holdings Ltd. and Watford Re Ltd. have been renamed Somers Group Holdings Ltd. (Somers Group) and Somers Re Ltd. (Somers Re), respectively.


The changing landscape of actuarial practice

The actuarial practice has not been a commonly understood field to the general population around the world, with many myths around it. However, in South Africa and some African countries like Zimbabwe, Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria, the actuarial profession has gained publicity and momentum over the years, with many actuaries having qualified through the system over the years, and making a real difference to business and society.

IFoA calls for Government to prioritise future generations

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