Since they barely deal directly with the public, actuaries make up one of the least-known professions in the World . Anyway, their strong technical skills and their ethical commitment have made them extremely valuable in a wide array of business fields over the last 170 years. So far so good for the profession.
However, how does the panorama look like over the next 50 to 100 years? Will the distinctive features of the actuarial work cater for a sustained or even growing demand for these professionals in the years ahead?
After summarizing what made actuaries distinct in the past, the presentation will develop a number of courses of action - core training, long-life learning, cross-roads with other fields - the profession might undertake to keep on protecting the financial interests of millions of people around the World.