Webinar: Dealing with Discontinuity — How History Teaches Us

ANZIIF are pleased to partner with the Actuaries Institute to deliver this webinar.

This session will help you establish a solid understanding of how to handle discontinuity of data, construct useful risk models and make accurate predictions for the future.

The Actuaries Institute supports the professional aspirations of their members by hosting a variety of events. ANZIIF are delighted to co-host an event that benefits our members and the broader insurance industry by promoting and advancing knowledge in specialist areas of actuarial science and providing the opportunity for the development of stronger professional networks.

For people engaging with the profession, it's important to stay up-to-date with the latest developments and industry trends and virtual events can provide an accessible avenue for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Attend this webinar to earn: 1.5 CIP points with ANZIIF  |  3 CPD points with the Actuaries Institute 


During this webinar, attendees will learn more about:

  • What past crises can teach us about risk.
  • Managing the discontinuity of data to make future predictions.
  • How to use the data that we have to construct models.
  • Success stories from COVID-19 data analysis.


Registrations for this webinar are now open via the Actuaries Institute website.

For further information about this professional development program, please contact Sara Cheong, Sponsorship Executive.

Visit ANZIIF webinars to find out what else is coming up.


This virtual panel will be chaired by Win-Li Toh, Principal at Taylor Fry. She will be joined by three expert speakers.


  • Win-Li Toh

    Taylor Fry

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    Win-Li Toh

    Taylor Fry

    Win-Li Toh is an experienced actuary, advising insurance clients in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom for more than 25 years, after graduating in maths from Oxford University. As a Principal at Taylor Fry, she brings her thoughtful leadership and mentoring style to an evolving industry rich with disruption and innovation.

    Win-Li has been a keynote speaker and facilitated on a range of subjects, such as the explosion of big data and social media, navigating uncertainty in fluid economic times, fraud and privacy breaches.

    She has worked extensively on portfolio transfers, mergers and acquisitions, and is currently in talks with legal colleagues on the potential changes to Unfair Contract Terms proposed in the Hayne Royal Commission.

    With a keen interest in the next generation of insurance leaders, Win-Li actively promotes knowledge, understanding and ethical practices. She runs educational courses and training for boards, regulators and students of all ages.

  • Adrian Korbel

    Suncorp Group

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    Adrian Korbel

    Executive Manager Actuarial - Capital and Valuation
    Suncorp Group

    Adrian has 17 years of experience in general insurance, reinsurance and run-off as a technical expert and team leader. He qualified as an Actuary (FIAA) in 2007.

    He is currently an Executive Manager at Suncorp leading a team responsible for the company’s reserving and capital management.

    In his previous role, he worked in Munich Re’s head office in the Global Run-Off division. Here he developed, led and collaborated with multi-disciplined teams to price, underwrite and negotiate exit solutions around the world.

    Prior to this, he held Actuarial roles in KPMG’s Sydney and London offices and with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

  • Dr Michael Neary

    DXC technology

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    Dr Michael Neary

    General Manager — Insurance
    DXC Technology

    Dr. Michael Neary is the Director and General Manager for Insurance. Michael is passionate about the industry and the role DXC plays in making a difference to our customers and the people they serve. 

    Michael has over 30 years’ experience in financial services, including numerous leadership and board roles encompassing marketing, strategy and sales. He has worked for a range of companies including Commonwealth Bank, Credit Union Services Corporation Australia Ltd (CUSCAL) and PMI Mortgage Insurance (now QBE). He was also a director at Intech Credit Union. 

    Michael has led strategy and implementation programs. He has launched new products in areas including insurance, retail banking, payments and mortgages, and successfully launched several new product innovations including Australia’s first public chip payment card.

    Michael is passionate about innovation in financial services. In addition to his professional roles, he completed a Doctorate of Business Administration with a thesis on “Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship in Australian Financial Services”. He holds a Master of Commerce in Marketing and a Bachelor of Science.

    Michael is a member of Sydney University’s Ethics Committee, and on a different note, is President of a not for profit film trust the “Wake in Fright Trust”.

  • Rade Musulin

    Finity Consulting

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    Rade Musulin

    Finity Consulting

    Rade is a Principal at Finity based in Sydney. He is an US trained Actuary, and has 40 years’ experience in General Insurance specialising particularly in property pricing, natural perils, reinsurance, agriculture, catastrophe risk modelling, public policy development, and climate risk.

    His main areas of interest include how changing population demographics affect catastrophe exposure, climate change adaptation, applications of catastrophe models for disaster planning in developing countries, building code development, and community resilience. Rade has maintained close ties with academic institutions, including being a lecturer for undergraduate classes in actuarial science, risk management, and political science.

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16 Sep 2020

  • Online
  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm AEST*
    *Please visit Time and Date to establish the start time in your local time zone.
  • 1.5 Points
  • Member Free
    Non-Member Free

    Registrations are now open via the Actuaries Institute website.