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CRO Q&A: MetLife’s Lukas Ziewer

In his home city of Dublin, Lukas Ziewer - MetLife's chief risk officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa - discusses Solvency II, risk culture and governance with Asa Gibson Preparing for Solvency II has been a massive project for many firms, not least MetLife Europe, which undertook a major restructuring of its operations [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Acumen Blog|Comments Off on CRO Q&A: MetLife’s Lukas Ziewer

Actuary Salary

Traditional employment On both the life and casualty sides, the classical function of actuaries is to calculate premiums and reserves for insurance policies covering various risks. On the casualty side, this analysis often involves quantifying the probability of a loss event, called the frequency, and the size of that loss event, called the severity. The [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Acumen Blog|Comments Off on Actuary Salary

Actuary Jobs

Responsibilities Actuaries use skills primarily in mathematics, particularly calculus-based probability and mathematical statistics, but also economics, computer science, finance, and business. For this reason, actuaries are essential to the insurance and reinsurance industries, either as staff employees or as consultants; to other businesses, including sponsors of pension plans; and to government agencies such as the [...]

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An actuary is a business professional who deals with the measurement and management of risk and uncertainty. These risks can affect both sides of the balance sheet, and require asset management, liability management, and valuation skills. Actuaries provide assessments of financial security systems, with a focus on their complexity, their mathematics, and their Actuaries of [...]

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Ask an Actuary

Naomi Cooney, FIA, is a Financial Sector Specialist, Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program at the World Bank Group in Washington, D.C. Q: When did you first decide to become an actuary? During my final year of school my business teacher mentioned actuary as a career for those interested in mathematics and business. My best [...]

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Actuary Jobs Dublin

International Recruitment Ireland’s re-energised booming economy has led to significant talent shortages that cannot be met from the domestic market alone. Actuaries are in big demand - ‘international recruitment’ has again become key. This article examines the role of international recruitment and its particular relevance to the Dublin actuarial market. Go west young man ! [...]

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