UK actuaries and COVID-19 – Exceeding expectations

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“The zeitgeist has changed. There is a range of choices as to how active actuaries could be in terms of issues ranging from economic security, equality to climate risk.

COVID-19, climate risk and inequalities highlighted by Black Lives Matter are all relevant as they impact sustainability. As actuaries, we cannot take action on everything, but we can take a more active and positive role in the public debate. This speaks to the voice and thought leadership of the profession.

One of the few positive outcomes of COVID-19 is that the ARG could become a model for bringing other strategic and thought leadership issues under the IFoA umbrella for discussion.”

Read more on the April issue of IPE.

Investments and Pensions Europe (IPE) is the leading information source for Europe’s fund sector.