Michael Rice - The Career and Life of the 2017 Actuary of the Year

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Public Policy Advisor John McLenaghan, asks Michael Rice, CEO of Rice Warner and 2017 Actuary of the Year about the story of his career. From early beginnings in South Africa, Michael decided to switch from accounting to actuarial after a conversation with a golfing friend. His first practice area was Pensions - a sphere that he has now had significant influence on through his public policy work. Michael is a well known actuary in the profession, the Australian government, media and the broader financial services industry. Listen-in to hear about Michael's mentors, his career journey, thoughts on the challenges facing the profession, and his firm's current nomination for 'Employer of the Year'. John asks a range of questions including: - What created this desire for public policy? - Is diversity a key component of the Rice Warner workforce? - Can you give an outline for younger members of the profession about the birth and growth of superannuation in Australia, more around industry super? - Do you think the public's lost faith in super at all? - The focus is shifting from accumulation to retirement incomes. How do you see that unfolding? - What do you see as the main challenges for the super sector in the near and middle future? Listen in to the podcast to find out more about Michael Rice and Australia's superannuation industry. Show notes: Data Analytics Video Competition - Weapons of Mass Deduction https://actuaries.asn.au/microsites/actuaries-in-data-analytics/video-competition/ Download Transcript here https://actuaries.asn.au/Library/Miscellaneous/2018/MichaelRiceTranscript.pdf Follow the Actuaries Institute across all social; ? Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Actuaries-Institute/183337668450632 ? Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/ActuariesInst ? Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ActuariesInst ? LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/792645/ ? Spreaker: https://www.spreaker.com/user/actinst ? YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=ActuariesInstitute You can earn two CPD points for every Podcast listened to.

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