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Hosted by David Wright, an actuary and managing director of Beach, a global reinsurance intermediary. Not Unreasonable brings you interviews covering management, analytics, sales and economics interpreted through David's insurance and reinsurance background. Subscribe in iTunes, stitcher, or by rss feed. Sign up for my newsletter here and also see us on youtube!
 
This podcast series examines current and emerging issues facing the actuarial profession and challenges to businesses.You can earn two CPD points for each podcast you listen to.DISCLAIMERThis is a podcast for the Institute of Actuaries of Australia. The views and opinions expressed in Institute podcasts are those of the speakers or authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employers or the institute, it’s members, directors, officers, employees or agents.
 
Hosted by Andy Ferris, FSA, FCA, MAAA, Listen at Your Own Risk, the SOA’s new podcast series, discusses thought-provoking, forward-thinking topics across the spectrum of risk and actuarial practice.
 
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Voices from SA
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Interviews with people working in the arts,business, academia and civil society in South Africa. Listen to new perspectives on issues of race, gender and transformation.The host, Nicholas Claude, is a freelance writer based in Johannesburg. He was born in London, raised in Durban and returned to South Africa in 2010 after living in Stockholm for thirteen years.
 
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Laws of Life
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Laws of Life with Garry Hertzberg is a legal show presented in an entirely fresh format. It's labelled 'Reality Law' as Garry interviews people who have lived through or experienced something incredible. At the same time their stories highlight how the legal implications can be used to serve you. Guests share intimate and often harrowing experiences and human tragedy and triumph are addressed. The format is exciting and energetic and the practical aspects of law are relayed with reference to ...
 
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The FEMA Podcast
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Telling the story of what FEMA does and how we do it, and providing a call to action for the nation to prepare for potential disasters.
 
Healthcare in the United States is constantly changing, and often confusing and frustrating. Join a healthcare actuary and an average guy as they cover the current status of healthcare and its impact on the end user… you.
 
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Talking About Sports podcast is hosted by a pair of Penn Staters who hail from opposite sides of PA. Each week is a battle of wit, knowledge, and hilarity. It's the right amount of sports passion and humor for any sports fan. A comedian with a gambling problem rants about sports alongside an actuary with a drinking problem. What could go wrong?
 
The B'nai B'rith International Podcast is a space to hold frank and interesting conversations with the organization's experts on staff. Topics discussed include B'nai B'rith's advocacy efforts, commitment to the nation’s seniors, humanitarian relief work and the organization’s history.
 
The Grey Ave Podcast is where curious minds, entrepreneurs, daredevils, hustlers and problem solvers converge. Each episode features a guest from a different walk of life and industry. Whether it's tech innovators or business leaders, we explore the failures, successes and most importantly lessons that aspiring achievers can draw on. If you’re on your road to self-mastery and love hearing about how people get started, what they go through or how things work. This is a podcast for you.
 
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STEM on FIRE
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Interviews practicing science, technology, engineering, and math professionals to help students ignite their passion in STEM
 
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Biznews Radio
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Welcome to BizNews Radio where we interview top thought leaders and businesspeople from South Africa and across the globe.
 
Research Insights, hosted by R. Dale Hall, FSA, MAAA, CERA, Managing Director of SOA’s Research department and occasional guest hosts, highlights Society of Actuaries (SOA) research. The podcasts include recently released research reports, research featured at SOA meetings, and other related items produced by SOA research.
 
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JOHANNESBURG — Energy and mining expert Ted Blom always offers rather different opinions on what's gone wrong at Eskom. He touts himself as being energy agnostic and has controversial views about the sustainability of clean sources such as solar and wind in a country like South Africa. Nevertheless, Blom has some interesting insights and experi ...…
 
In this fascinating interview, South Africa's ace crime fighter Paul OSullivan tells the story of how a call to the Forensics for Justice tip-off line resulted in the termination of a corrupt R4bn contract at Transnet, the country's rail and port utility. It also explains O'Sullivan's confidence that his country will overcome its challenges, he ...…
 
Martin Grider went to college for an english degree with a creative writing focus and is a freelance software developer focused on game development and you can see his website at Abstract Puzzle and also Chesstris. [1:20] how Martin got into game development – even though he was an English major he started doing web… The post 68: Game Designer ...…
 
In this episode, host and B'nai B'rith International CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin sits down with guest Ken Ackerman, an attorney and writer based in Washington, D.C. Ken’s published books include Boss Tweed: The Corrupt Pol Who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York and Ken’s most recent one, Trotsky in New York, 1917, A Radical on the Eve of Revolu ...…
 
JOHANNESBURG — Local crime-fighting technology startup Memeza is doing something rather unique. They've built low-cost alarm technologies that connect to the South African Police Service (SAPS) and which alerts nearby safety community members. There's essentially a one-off affordable cost involved with the system plus small monthly data charges ...…
 
“Muslims have turned Islam into essentially a nationality…“ – Hamza Maqbul Shaykh Hamzah Maqbul is originally from the West Coast (USA) and currently resides in the Chicagoland area. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Washington in Seattle. After graduation Shaykh Ham ...…
 
JOHANNESBURG — The Public Investment Corporation together with the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) have been under the spotlight this week amid revelations that they have effectively written off loans of R7.4bn to a Steinhoff connected entity and Sekunjalo, which is headed by controversial media owner Iqbal Surve. This is effectively a ...…
 
I have been aware of Felix Laband for many years, and we may well have been in the same bar or club at one time or another over the years, but we only met and spoke for the first time a few months ago. We chatted about his musical journey from teenage punk to dance music pioneer, how technology has impacted his creative processes over the years ...…
 
CliffCentral.com — In studio with Garry and team are lawyers Ian Allis and Tessa Kassel on the sexual behaviour in lawyers, with special guest Professor Prof Johann Lemmer - founder and principal of the Academy of Sexology.
 
CliffCentral.com — Well done LegalTalk SA on reaching 200k Facebook members! The group has reached a massive milestone - Ray Green talks to Garry and team about this achievement.
 
JOHANNESBURG — For the first three days of December 2018, the country has been plunged into electricity shortages as Eskom restarted rotational load shedding. While coal problems have come to haunt Eskom once again, this time it's a range of other issues that have created this latest mess, according to energy expert Chris Yelland. In this podca ...…
 
This podcast, hosted by R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA, Managing Director of Research, highlights the Market Framework and Outlook for Automated Vehicle Systems research report, featuring automated vehicle industry experts and includes helpful definitions of automated vehicle terminology. Please leave a review on Apple Podcasts if you' ...…
 
John McLenaghan (Public Policy Advisor Advisor at the Actuaries Institute) sits down with Andrew Brown, a consulting actuary and Council member to discuss his new paper, 'Building Adaptive Capacity - Individuals, Groups & Society' as part of the Institute's Dialogue thought leadership series.John and Andrew discuss;- How and why culture can com ...…
 
Brittney Pachucki earned a BioMedical Engineering Degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and is a pharmaceutical device engineer atMedImmune. [0:50] Why Brittney took the path of Bio-Materials and Tissue Engineering – she thought she was going into pre-med and be a doctor – but she realized she liked the hand on. She liked the fact that… T ...…
 
After a devastating October, the global tech sector has posted a significant recovery in recent weeks. Many of the shares included in the Biznews Global Share Portfolio, like Apple and Amazon, clawed back a good portion of their share price decline. But one share in particular, Microsoft, outshone the rest and managed to overtake its long-time ...…
 
“I just wanted to create a platform (app) for people to connect with small businesses, especially for food.“ – Samreen Kumandan Samreen is an Accountant my profession however in her spare time she manages the popular Cape Town Halaal Instagram Page and now her new baby, HalaalHub SA. Enjoy! And please give us a rating on iTunes or Stitcher This ...…
 
Max Rudolph, FSA, CERA CFA MAAA, is the Founder of Rudolph Financial Consulting, which focuses on implementing risk management tools and techniques. He is a private investor and an Adjunct Professor at Creighton University. On today’s show, Rudolph dives into what types of emerging risks face Asia today and how it could impact the region. Menti ...…
 
Melsusi Tshabala gained renown in South Africa for his recently published book "Melusi's Everyday Zulu" He is the founder of the advertising agency Studio 214. Melusi grew up in Soweto with his mum. He feels companies have an important part in supporting black entrepreneurs. We chatted about a number of things including patriarchy, the state of ...…
 
In this interview. Grey Jabesi interviews Charles Hoskinson, well known as Co-founder of Cardano and Ethereum. Also featuring, was John O’Connor who is the Director of African Operations for Input Output(The parent company behind Cardano). This interview was recorded in johannesburg South Africa, where Charles was attending Africa Blockchain Co ...…
 
In this interview. Grey Jabesi interviews Charles Hoskinson, well known as Co-founder of Cardano and Ethereum. Also featuring, was John O’Connor who is the Director of African Operations for Input Output(The parent company behind Cardano). This interview was recorded in johannesburg South Africa, where Charles was attending Africa Blockchain Co ...…
 
“Success is just being contented with what you have…” – Tashreeq Truebody Young Tashreeq Truebody is an award-winning journalist who at a young age began his career in broadcasting. Firmly rooted in radio, Tashreeq started his training at Radio 786 and Bush Radio during high school. He participated during several youth broadcast initiatives and ...…
 
CliffCentral.com — A small fraction of our workforce is disabled. Hear about the benefits of employing people with disabilities. In studio with Garry and team is Attorney Johan Botes - Labour Law specialist of Attorneys Baker Mckenzie. Also joining is Joy Baloyi and Vicky Manzini of Leonard Cheshire Disability. This show is presented in associa ...…
 
CliffCentral.com — Looking at retrenchment law in SA. In studio with Garry and team is Johan Botes - Labour Law specialist of Attorneys Baker Mckenzie. This show is presented in association with LegalTalkSA.
 
Tuan Ming and Elayne Grace discuss the rapid growth of online insurance in Asia and the Chinese appetite for product innovation and business opportunities in this area.This is the second instalment in our ‘Inside Asia’ podcast series which aims to explore the experiences of actuaries working in Asia or moving between the Australian and Asian ma ...…
 
Tuan Ming, Head of ASEAN, China, HK and India Regions at Gen Re (for Life & Health), travels extensively for work and he joins Elayne on the inaugural ‘Inside Asia’ to discuss life, career and advice for actuaries.This is the first instalment in our ‘Inside Asia’ podcast series which aims to explore the experiences of actuaries working in Asia ...…
 
My second interview, with Jonathan Beach, is easily (easily) the most underappreciated show I've done. JB is one of the most influential people in my professional life. We don't all get to record the semi-mythical stories that form our intellectual style and professional value system. I do! This is one of the stories I tell to just about everyo ...…
 
My second interview, with Jonathan Beach, is easily (easily) the most underappreciated show I've done. JB is one of the most influential people in my professional life. We don't all get to record the semi-mythical stories that form our intellectual style and professional value system. I do! This is one of the stories I tell to just about everyo ...…
 
Michelle Brenner started out in Computer Science at Drexel University and then finished up with a degree in Media Arts and Animation at The Art Institute and spent some time at Sony Pictures. She is now a Backend Software Engineer at Chownow. Michelle’s Podcast can be found Here. [1:52] Michelle describes what a backend engineer… The post 66: C ...…
 
JOHANNESBURG — Motus Holdings, the automotive unit that unbundled from Imperial Holdings, listed on the JSE on Thursday. In this interview, Motus Holdings CEO Osman Arbee and his CFO Ockert Janse van Rensburg explain the story behind the new listing. - Gareth van Zyl
 
“Moving from home to home and school to school it became very difficult for me to make friends“ – Farhaaz Sayed Ismail Amateur Elite Boxer representing South Africa at a Boxing Championship. His dream is to be a professional boxer one day InshaAllah and also make a difference in his community. Enjoy! And please give us a rating on iTunes or Sti ...…
 
“Children are learning how to say their Kalimah through our dolls” – Taahirah Chohan Couple of weeks ago we met Taahirah Chohan (Co-founder of SuhaylaKids) at a coffee shop in Rylands, Cape Town. It was fun interviewing her. SUHAYLAkids is an online store for Muslim children based in South Africa. Passionate about making Islam fun for children, ...…
 
Keval Harie grew up in a conservative Hindu household outside Johannesburg. A lawyer by training, he has been the director of GALA for the last two years. We chatted about his childhood and the loneliness of struggling with his sexual identity, and his grappling with the consequences of coming out to his family and friends. We chatted about a n ...…
 
In this episode. Grey Jabesi interviews Tijo Bear. Founder of the Arcane Bear brand. A Nomadic and adventure capitalist who started off as a digital marketer ended up owning real estate in the jungles of Costa Rica and plant his on psychedelics. Using the power of blockchain and decentralized media and funding systems. Arcane Bear is a one-stop ...…
 
On October 5, 2018, President Donald Trump signed the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 (DRRA) into law as part of the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018. FEMA worked closely with Congress over the past year as they considered, and ultimately passed, important reforms to federal disaster programs. These reforms ackno ...…
 
CliffCentral.com — Joining Garry and team is Attorney Martin Hood to discuss how a defence lawyer, when cross-examining, aims to strengthen his client’s case and discredit the complainant’s evidence, but in the process we must balance fairness to the complainant, the accused and society. This show is presented in association with LegalTalkSA.…
 
CliffCentral.com — Joining Garry and team is Attorney Martin Hood to discuss the draft Firearms Control Amendment, and how this impacts you and the firearms industry. This show is presented in collaboration with LegalTalkSA.
 
JOHANNESBURG — GG Alcock is no stranger to BizNews as he's been interviewed previously by Alec Hogg as well as having had one of his articles published on BizNews. It was therefore great to catch up with GG and find out about his latest book, 'Kasinomic Revolution - The Rise of African Informal Economies'. In this podcast, GG explains how the b ...…
 
“We are trying to provide an alternative for our Muslim youth” – Unity Nasheed Group A vocal group performing Faith Inspired Music. They have changed many lives positively – Alhamdullillah! Our Guest Presenter – Naeelah Holland Enjoy! And please give us a rating on iTunes or Stitcher This episode was brought to you in collaboration with Toledo ...…
 
This podcast, hosted by R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA Managing Director of Research, highlights international activity at the SOA, including the Spotlight On Asia Retirement research report series. Please leave a review on iTunes if you've enjoyed this podcast! If you have any questions, please contact researchinsights@soa.org.…
 
John Hildebrand earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Systems from The University of Florida. John has held many Director and VP level positions in the wireless area and is now at CSpire which is a wireless company. [0:45] John was able to become very technical early on and then leverage those technical… The post 65: Never le ...…
 
In this episode, Alec Hogg and Felicity Duncan look back on a chaotic week in Brexit. Theresa May secured a draft agreement, but defections from her own party have put its future in doubt. With some calling for a hard Brexit, it's anyone's guess what the future holds. Meanwhile, markets and businesses try to muddle through the uncertainty, at g ...…
 
Recently the White House announced that it would be withdrawing funding from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees, otherwise known as the UNRWA. In this podcast episode, our host and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin discusses the implications of this decision by the White House with our guest, Dr. Asaf Romirowsky. Dr. Rom ...…
 
JOHANNESBURG — Fewer issues than land expropriation without compensation elicit such highly, emotionally charged feelings among South Africans. So, when a Parliament committee on Thursday controversially announced that it would start the process of changing the Constitution to affect so-called land 'ELWC', the likes of the Institute of Race Rel ...…
 
“Don’t bring children into a home where there is no love, where there is no laughter, where there is no peace” – Maryam Lemu We had the pleasure of hosting sister Maryam Lemu in Cape Town last month. Such a beautiful soul and an uniquely inspiring teacher & speaker. Maryam Lemu is an international sought after speaker. She is an accomplished fa ...…
 
JOHANNESBURG — Stories from the Partners for Possibility (PfP) programme continue to amaze me. Listening to this interview with Mediclinic ICT Ops Manager, Deon Myburgh, you'll realise how solutions to South Africa's education crisis lie with better, more cohesive partnerships with different stakeholders in society. We can improve education in ...…
 
I met Letsika by accident at the Living Room in downtown Johannesburg one sunny Sunday afternoon a few years back. When I found out he was a pilot I badgered him for hours that day for stories and experiences of being a pilot.. He has been flying for SAA for fourteen years and in our discussion we track his path as a child watching crop-dusters ...…
 
JOHANNESBURG — Some major and rather unreported events have happened in South Africa's still relatively new democracy in recent days. Just this week, COPE leader and Member of Parliament, Mosiuoa Lekota, presented a private member's bill in the House to get the ball rolling on changing the country's Electoral Act to allow for independent candid ...…
 
CliffCentral.com — Are your neighbours' dogs driving you barking mad? What does the law say? Elbi has an “old needy bastard of a dog” that is all bark and no bite, but whose bark gives the neighbours a dog’s life. In studio with Garry and team is attorney Marina Constas (Director of BBM Law). This show is presented in collaboration with LegalTa ...…
 
CliffCentral.com — Are you renting to strangers to pay off your mortgage or other expenses? Joining Garry and team in studio is attorney Marina Constas (Director of BBM Law) to discuss the law around Airbnb, and Brigid Prinsloo - founder of 'Superhost', who gets paid to go on holiday. This show is presented in collaboration with LegalTalkSA.…
 
Ray Youssef, co-founder of Paxful, is a serial entrepreneur. He has had 11 failed startups since he started his entrepreneurial journey. At one point, his life savings were gone and he was homeless on the streets of California. He met his fellow co-founder, Estonian native Artur Schaback, in similar circumstances. Both were trying to rebuild th ...…
 
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