Highlights from the IFoA Asia Conference 2018

Highlights from the IFoA Asia Conference 2018

23 May 16:00 by Aaliyah Gunaratne


Jas Singh and Aliza Yau are back from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Asia Conference in Bangkok with some key highlights and insights below:

Defining Key attributes of Actuary of the Future

  • Networker
  • Data Analyst
  • Transformer
  • Technology Focused
  • Futurist and an inventor

Commercial insights

  • China continues to be one of the biggest threat to the Asia insurance industry. The Chinese insurance companies have the scale, the talent and are very nimble.
  • Non traditional players in China are also getting very competitive such as Baidu and Alibaba