In conversation with Naomi Bazak

Driving collaboration with stakeholders to identify and champion industry regulatory government issues at Manulife, Naomi Bazak, FCIA, has what could be considered a non-traditional role. Listen as we explore the path she took that led to this position and what it entails.

A conversation with Nancy Hudson

Nancy Hudson, FCIA, Vice-President, Operations Strategy and Support at Canada Life, joins us to discuss her experiences as an actuary moving into a non-traditional role, and what opportunities and challenges arise from this type of career change. (in English)

A conversation with Sam Broverman

After 45 years of teaching actuaries and being connected to the actuarial profession, University of Toronto professor Sam Broverman will be retiring in 2022. In this episode, Sam reflects on his years as an instructor, and discusses his sideline hobby as a jazz performer.

Reimagining pension solvency funding

Joseph Nunes, FCIA and co-author of the CIA’s recent insight statement, Protecting Pensioners of Traditional Defined Benefit Plans: A New Approach to Solvency Funding and Benefit Reductions on Plan Wind-up, joins us to provide an overview of the paper and the discussion it has generated.

Education and longevity

A number of well-known factors – such as obesity and socio-economic status – can have an impact on longevity. But education levels can also have a surprisingly significant effect on life expectancy. Rob Brown, FCIA, joins the Seeing Beyond Risk podcast to discuss his recent paper’s findings.

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