Heading to Macau: SOA Annual Symposium Offers Professional Development in Asia

HeidrichThe Society of Actuaries continues to broaden its international professional development programs with the SOA Annual Symposium, Outlook in Asia: Actuarial Trends & Solutions, 24-25 June 2013 in Macau, an important SOA event focusing on key issues facing actuaries in the Asia-Pacific region. The symposium offers exceptional speakers, informative sessions and valuable knowledge and insight.


The objective of the SOA Annual Symposium is to provide practitioners throughout the Asia-Pacific region with an overview of the latest initiatives, policy developments and best practice in the actuarial profession. The Symposium covers a wide range of topics including asset liability management and risk management to non-life insurance developments. Speakers, including SOA President Tonya B. Manning, FSA, MAAA, EA, FCA, will present the latest issues in the finance, insurance and actuarial fields, which have practical applications. Other speakers include:


  • Philip Bundy, FIA, Director, Regional Product Actuary, Life & Health Products, SwissRe
  • Kin Chung Chan, FSA, FCIA, Chief Officer for Sun Life Hong Kong (SLHK)
  • Steven Chen, FSA, MAAA, Principal, Oliver Wyman Actuarial Consulting, Toronto
  • Quinnie Chung, FSA, Associate Director – Retirement, Risk and Finance, Mercer
  • Antony Davies, Regional Director – Greater China & Korea, Global Life, SCOR Reinsurance Co. (Asia) Ltd.
  • Peter Duran, FSA, CERA, MAAA, Group Corporate Actuary – Group Financial Actuarial, AIA Group
  • Alex Korogodsky, Executive Director, Insurance and Actuarial Advisory Services, Ernst & Young
  • Jiang Bin Lai, FIA, Senior Manager, Actuarial Services, PwC
  • Christian Liechti, Senior Client Manager, Swiss Re
  • Pritesh Modi, FSA, Senior Consultant, Asia Pacific, Towers Watson
  • Dokkie Nei, Senior Manager, Actuarial and Insurance Management Services, PwC
  • Martin Noble, Msci, FIA, Senior Manager, KPMG LLP
  • Hengchang Pan, Director, Regional Product Actuary, Life & Health Products, SwissRe
  • Genghui Wu, FSA, CFA, FRM, MAAA
  • Jacklyn Zhang, FSA, FRM, Senior Consultant, Mercer HK


The Symposium will deliver comprehensive professional development education during a period of 1.5 days.  Attendees can expect to earn a substantial number of CPD credits, while networking with colleagues from around the world.


This event is geared toward actuaries and other professionals with an interest in risk management and insurance practicing in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and throughout the Asia-Pacific region.


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