Actuaries are professionals who provide expert advice and relevant solutions for business and societal problems that involve economic risk. They are experts in evaluating the likelihood of future events; designing creative ways to reduce the likelihood of undesirable events and decreasing the impact of undesirable events that do occur.
Actuaries are highly sought after within both the private and public sectors. Employment prospects on graduating with a degree in Actuarial Science and Risk Management are excellent.
The traditional areas in which actuaries are employed include actuarial consultancies, insurance industry, pensions industry, and investment and risk management functions in financial institutions.