A GAD actuary has marked 6 months at the centre of a programme providing financial help to countries affected by natural disasters. Read more about his role in the Start Ready initiative, part of the Start Network charity, and how it takes an innovative approach to helping countries affected by predictable crises.
The ways in which actuarial skills can contribute to the complex area of disaster risk finance, is explored in this blog. GAD actuary Joanne Meusz talks about her role in a multi disciplinary team which developed disaster risk finance initiatives.
In the run up to COP26 GAD actuary Sara Ronayne was seconded to support HM Treasury's Private Finance Hub. In this blog she shares her experiences and reflections.
Climate change is at the fore of sustainable finance which can be thought of as the integration of environmental, social and governance factors into lending and investment. This blog investigates the challenges around these issues.
As delegates from around the world gather in Glasgow for the COP26 climate change conference, GAD looks at what is set to be debated and what the conclusions could mean for our clients.
In this blog we focus on how actuaries are examining issues and upcoming problems associated with biodiversity loss. GAD actuary Georgi Bedenham looks at the role of actuaries and how they can help.
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.
We developed our webinar programme to continue connecting effectively with clients throughout the pandemic. Over the year GAD created and hosted 11 webinars. In this blog we look at this enhanced level of engagement, where some of our events attracted around 200 attendees.
Actuaries in government is more than just a blog name, it is all about the work we do. At the Government Actuary's Department, we translate the output of our analysis into useable intelligence which helps improve the decision making required to address the wide range of challenges we are facing.
GAD has arranged a 2 day event on the government's climate challenge and the role risk management can play. This event will look at understanding and reflecting climate uncertainty as well as future government challenges. Read more about this from one of the people in GAD who has helped set up the event.