In this blog the Deputy Government Actuary Colin Wilson examines growing calls for the government to appoint a Chief Risk Officer. He looks at these and other calls for reassessments as to whether the UK is sufficiently prepared to address extreme risks.
Colin Wilson - Deputy Government Actuary
In the event of a disaster, it is vital to act quickly. To maximise humanitarian impact, we need to make the most efficient use of the funds available. In this blog, we examine how understanding the underlying risks can enable humanitarian organisations to do more with less.
Our society is ageing. Previous assumptions about costs and risks need revising. In this blog we ask how should we, as a society, fund future pensions and care for elderly people?
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This blog explains the relevance of the work actuaries in government do, and provides actuarial views on topical issues and insights into actuarial work.
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