CANUK Student Event 2018

Events on 12 Nov , 2018

Dear all,

Considering becoming an actuary or just curious what actuaries do?

The Chinese Actuarial Network UK (CANUK) is delighted to invite you to a discussion on this very topic.

Admission is free and pre-registration is required. Please register to avoid disappointments!

https://student-event-2018.eventbrite.co.uk

This event is sponsored by LMA Recruitment Ltd.

Agenda:

6:00-6:30 Registration on arrival

6:30-6:50 Actuarial Exams: Past and Future – CANUK presentation delivered by Mazars Simon Yeung on recent exam system changes. Simon is one of the two International Representatives of the Education Committee of the IFoA.

6:50-7:30 Breaking into the actuarial market- how to succeed in interviews – Presentation chaired by LMA’s Stuart Bullen and Samantha Chan with their recently placed students sharing experience in searching for their first jobs.

7:30-8:10 Panel discussion and Q&A with experienced actuaries and students.

8:10-9:00 (or till late) Networking with food and drink

CPD:

For CPD requirement, please follow the instruction on the IFoA website.

Organiser:

CANUK Committee, LMA and Cass Business School

Location:

The Hub, 3rd Floor, Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TZ

 

CANUK presentation – Actuarial Exams: Past and Future

Speakers and panelists

Simon Yeung

Simon is a FIA with 20 years’ experience. Simon has extensive practical insurance experience including pricing, reserving, capital modelling and underwriting matters, having worked at a senior level in both industry and consultancy roles. Over the years he has consistently applied his analytic skills in developing original solutions to complex challenges.

He is currently a Director of the actuarial team at Mazars, primarily focusing on Non-Life insurance. Simon is one of the two International Representatives of the Education Committee of the IFoA.

Judith Tang (Panel)

Judith is a qualified actuary, specialising in Life insurance with 4 years’ experience in consulting and 4 years in the industry. Judith graduated from LSE with a BSc degree in Actuarial Science in 2010. Following graduation, she started her career at Deloitte, working mainly on Solvency II implementation projects for life insurance companies before moving to Liverpool Victoria in 2013 where she worked in the economic capital and methodology team.

She is currently a Senior Manager of the actuarial team at Mazars, primarily focusing on Life insurance actuarial audits and reviews. Judith qualified as an actuary in 2013.

Wenyu Bai (Panel)

Bai is a qualified actuary and senior Vice President at Redington Ltd. Bai is one of the team leads in ALM & Investment Strategy team, with a focus on pension endgame solutions and longevity modelling. She is also responsible for the business management side of the team, leading on profitability and efficiency improvement. Bai joined Redington as a graduate in 2007. Prior to Redington, Bai studied BSc actuarial science and MSc actuarial management at Cass business school. Bai is the mother of 2 young children and enjoys varies sport activities in her spare time.

 

LMA presentation –

Speakers and panellists

Shathursan Berinbarasah, Cass Business School 2016 BSc Actuarial Science – Tokio Marine Kiln, Reserving Analyst

Ryan Mak, Cass Business School 2018 BSc Actuarial Science – Tokio Marine Kiln, Capital Analyst

Stephen Ikpe, Cass Business School 2016 BSc Actuarial Science – Qmetric, Reserving Analyst

Charlotte Tsui, University of Kent 2018 BSc Mathematics – Tokio Marine Kiln, Capital Analyst

William Barlow, University of Exeter 2017 MPhys Physics – Talbot Underwriting, Reserving Analyst

Andrew Macfarlane, University of Nottingham 2015 – BSc Mathematics – The AA, Pricing Analyst

Stuart Bullen, Associate Director LMA Recruitment

Samantha Chan, Consultant LMA Recruitment

 

 

Best regards

CANUK Committee