PLATINUM SPONSOR

SA3 has established themselves as one of the leading ACTUARIAL RECRUITMENT firms in South Africa. They have built RELATIONSHIPS of TRUST with all the major employers in South Africa and have been the recruiter of choice for many satisfied candidates. They believe their HONEST APPROACH and genuinely wanting to have a positive impact on the lives of others have set them apart from their competitors.

The fact that Wilhelm, Henda and Jurie are qualified actuaries themselves have often helped the process along and have proven to be beneficial to both the candidates and employers. They know the South African market inside out and have many established contacts throughout the industry. Whether you are looking to fill a strategic position or looking for a new challenge, they would love to help. They know that you will find their SERVICE excellent and the whole process to be QUICK, EFFICIENT, and PROFESSIONAL from start to finish.

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Website: www.sa3.co.za

SILVER SPONSOR

Sanlam is a pan-African financial services group listed on the Johannesburg, Namibian and A2X stock exchanges. Through its clusters – Retail Mass, Retail Affluent, Sanlam Corporate, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investment Group and Santam, the Group provides comprehensive and bespoke financial solutions to institutional clients and consumers across all market segments. Sanlam’s areas of expertise include life and general insurance, financial planning, retirement, investments, and wealth management.

Established in 1918 as a life insurance company, Sanlam has evolved into the largest non-banking financial services group in Africa through its diversification strategy.

Headquartered in South Africa, Sanlam has a direct stake in financial services entities in Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The Group has a footprint of insurance operations in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Lesotho, Senegal and Togo. Sanlam also has business interests in India, Malaysia and the United Kingdom.

Website: www.sanlam.com

MINDFULNESS PARTNER

Liberty is a subsidiary of The Standard Bank Group and currently the largest provider of long-term insurance solutions to South Africa’s retail affluent market. With a strong and relevant brand of more than 60 years Liberty offers an extensive, market-leading range of products and services to help clients build and protect their wealth and lifestyle. This is enabled by Liberty’s 3,000 strong tied distribution force that expertly equips customers with knowledge to make financial decisions that add value throughout their various life stages. Liberty’s incorporation into Standard Bank provides synergies and advantages not only in South Africa but across the African continent, positioning Liberty as an integral part of a universal financial services organisation focused on delivering exceptional customer experiences and superior value.  Liberty’s wholly owned asset manager STANLIB is one of the biggest retail unit trust managers (including money market) in South Africa, with award winning capabilities in property and fixed income, who together with their market-leading offshore partners are able to provide unique investment opportunities for clients. 

Website: www.liberty.co.za

CHESS TOURNAMENT PARTNER

Insight is a unique firm of hand-picked actuaries, clinicians, engineers, developers, and data scientists with a passion for problem-solving. Supported by world-class technology and expertise, we serve a local and international client base from our offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Sydney. 

Our Life Solutions team provides actuarial consulting services to Life Insurers.  We offer both advisory services and backfill resourcing, providing a full range of actuarial services from first- and second-line outsourcing and IFRS 17 implementation to model migration and product development.  The diversity in professional backgrounds of our team members, from lifelong consultants to former employees of direct writers and reinsurers, enables us to bring a thorough technical and practical understanding to each project. 

Our Health and Actuarial Solutions team is the leading provider of independent clinical, actuarial and analytics services in the healthcare market. Our consultants provide support to our clients in over 30 countries on the African continent, Australia and the UK. From large open schemes to small single employer restricted schemes, administrators and healthcare providers, our consultants are accustomed to tailoring their advice to take account of each client’s unique context. 

Insight’s consultants thrive on resolving complexities and enjoy building tools to enable action. Our passion for what we do translates into a strong work ethic and commitment to becoming and remaining trusted partners to our clients. 

Website: www.insight.co.za

BRONZE SPONSOR 

Akur8 is revolutionizing non-life insurance pricing with Transparent AI. We enhance actuarial capabilities with our user-friendly, machine learning (ML) native solution, built on cutting-edge technology. 

Our cloud-based, fully integrated platform empowers insurers to price at unprecedented speed, directly influencing financial outcomes and enhancing risk assessments. Insurers will be able to navigate the dynamic, highly competitive market with unwavering confidence. 

Akur8 already serves 130+ customers across 40+ countries, including AXA, Generali, Munich Re and MS&AD. Over 1300 actuaries use Akur8 daily for pricing in all lines of business.  

With Akur8, time spent modeling is reduced by 10x, the models’ predictive power is increased by 10% and loss ratio improvement potential is boosted by 2-4%. 

Website: www.akur8.com

BRONZE SPONSOR 

An expert technical risk ability, combined with capital of the highest rating is a compelling combination for clients, making Gen Re a formidable and courageous partner who once in partnership does not have an exit strategy. We have proved our willingness to take large risks and meet large claims obligations, and to carry on meeting them long into the future. Gen Re’s ability to leverage our international network for complex technical and strategic input in a very short time span is proving significant to our clients in this epoch shifting world.

We are so grateful for the client, partner and stakeholder relationships that have always been at the forefront of Gen Re’s business model – such as the one we enjoy with the Actuarial Society of South Africa.

We know that confidence and trust do not come in a contract – they’re earned by keeping promises again and again. So this year then is about saying thanks to those who have contributed to our success – our people, clients, and partners – and to the communities that support us.

Website: www.genre.com

BRONZE SPONSOR 

 

 

“Hannover Re South Africa is a leading, forward-thinking, professional reinsurer, with the financial security that comes from being an integral part of the international Hannover Re Group. Our local office is based in Johannesburg, from where we provide services to our African clients on both Property & Casualty and Life & Health insurances. 

We take pride in our ability to tap into ideas and resources from our global network to add further value to our service proposition. Our business approach is to partner with clients by contributing complementary skills and resources, cooperating in the process of creating value and sharing in the benefits of the value created.

Our aim is to support the shaping of future markets and we achieve this through our flexible and innovative approach. Adapting successful strategies and propositions to the evolving risk market, we can help our clients succeed in the future. 

Website: www.hannover-re.com

BRONZE SPONSOR 

Since our establishment in 2008, MBE Consulting has been steadfastly committed to pioneering actuarial excellence. Setting ourselves apart from traditional actuarial service consultancies, we are a dynamic team of creative minds who relish the opportunity to achieve extraordinary outcomes for our clients.

What sets us apart is our unrivalled integrated service, combining three core capabilities: Process Improvement, Actuarial Expertise and Actuarial Technology. By leveraging these three pillars, we provide you with a bespoke solution that optimises risk management, eliminates inefficiencies and streamlines processes. The result? You can focus on delivering exceptional value to both your internal and external customers.

We specialise in modernising actuarial performance for insurers, revolutionising the way they operate. Our secret weapon? The Actuarial Performance Management (APM) Framework, a ground-breaking approach incorporating six strategic performance-led enablers that will bring stability, balance and continuous improvement to your actuarial operation.

We’re here to optimise your organisation’s actuarial performance, helping you uncover your strengths and weaknesses, and chart a course to success. But don’t just take our word for it – contact us at info@mbeconsulting.com to schedule your complimentary APM Assessment and receive a comprehensive bespoke report with actionable insights.

Website: www.mbeconsulting.com

BRONZE SPONSOR 

RNA Analytics, recently honoured with InsuranceERM’s ‘IFRS 17 Consultancy of the Year’ Award, stands at the pinnacle of excellence in actuarial and accounting solutions. Acknowledged for its innovation and proven track record in implementing regulatory standards, RNA Analytics delivers unparalleled end-to-end solutions. RNA’s latest enhancements underscore its commitment to adaptability, modernization, scalability, and modularity, ensuring bespoke solutions tailored to each client’s unique requirements.  

RNA Analytics’ software solutions for financial, risk and actuarial analysis are designed and delivered to help companies meet their need for more realistic and granular modelling in financial analysis and regulatory compliance.   

Headquartered in Reigate, United Kingdom, RNA Analytics have offices across 8 countries, dedicated to working closely with our clients, providing cutting edge innovation from both the technology and consulting elements serving a customer base of life, non-life, reinsurance, and pension fund companies in over 44 countries. 

Our key focus is on the clients and their requirements, enabling businesses to respond to external regulatory pressures and internal analytical demands. 

Website: www.rnaanalytics.com

WORKING LOUNGE

 

Website: www.milliman.com

WORKING LOUNGE

RGA is the only dedicated life reinsurer in the South African market and supports all lines of individual and group life reinsurance, as well as a range of financial solutions.   

Founded in 1973, Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated is today one of the world’s largest and most respected reinsurers and remains guided by a powerful purpose: to make financial protection accessible to all. As a global capabilities and solutions leader, RGA empowers partners through bold innovation, relentless execution, and dedicated client focus — all directed toward creating sustainable long-term value. RGA entered the South African life reinsurance market in 1997 and today is a full-services reinsurer that can meet a wide range of life and health needs.  Operating out of Johannesburg and Cape Town, more than 130 full-time employees in South Africa provide support across the entire business lifecycle.

Our reputation for quality service and client support is reflected in our industry recognition. In 2023, ceding companies ranked RGA #1 on NMG Consulting’s All Respondent Business Capability Index in South Africa for the 14th consecutive year. We have treaties in place with all the major life insurance companies in South Africa and have partnered with many start-ups and Insurtech players. 

Website: www.rgare.com

BARISTA COFFEE BAR

Green 13 Solutions is an actuarial software company based in the UK, dedicated to transforming the future of actuarial systems. Our focus is on performance, user-friendliness, adaptability, and cost-effectiveness. Above all, we prioritize the needs of reporting actuaries at the core of our innovations. 

Our software, Iris, is an end-to-end, low-code, powerful and modern actuarial projection platform designed with reporting actuaries in mind utilising AVX and Grid computing technologies. 

It allows users to reduce transformation times from months to weeks or even days. It reduces the need for complex IT projects or large specialist teams. 

Iris can be used for anything from conventional, unit and investment-linked products, all the way to Variable Annuities, RILAs, including ALM,  stochastic and with-profits/dynamic benefit calculations (i.e. with cross-policy interactions). 

Iris consists of apps for data, calculations and results, covering the end-to-end actuarial processes and automation. Iris also has its own end-to-end IFRS17 solution.  

Green 13 Solutions partners with exceptional consultancies all over the world to bring its software to various insurers and reinsurers.  Iris is currently used in over 20 countries across 4 continents including Africa where a number of insurers are using Iris for all their reporting needs.  

Go to the Green13 website to find out more: Green13 Solutions – Ifrs17, Insurance, Iris Actuarial Software 

Join Iris, join the actuarial modelling revolution. 

BARISTA COFFEE BAR

The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. 

Present in South Africa for more than 50 years, Swiss Re provides Life & Health and Property & Casualty reinsurance. Swiss Re combines local and international experts, with a deep knowledge of each of the markets in which it operates and the advantage of having a global perspective. 

Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1863, Swiss Re serves its clients through a network of approximately 70 offices worldwide and has received an “AA-” rating from Standard & Poor’s, an “Aa3” rating from Moody’s and an “A+” rating from A.M. Best. 

Website: www.swissre.com

EXHIBITOR

Website: www.datasymphony.com

EXHIBITOR

Website: www.dyna-mo.com

EXHIBITOR

Website: www.munichre.com

EXHIBITOR

Website: www.oldmutual.com

EXHIBITOR

Website: www.scor.com

STATIONERY SPONSORSHIP 

Website: www.africa-re.com