CANUK Student Event 2018
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!
This event is sponsored by LMA Recruitment Ltd.
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
For CPD requirement, please follow the instruction on the IFoA website.
CANUK Committee, LMA and Cass Business School
The Hub, 3rd Floor, Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TZ
CANUK presentation – Actuarial Exams: Past and Future
Speakers and panelists
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