Category Archives: Abroad

Information regarding working and living abroad.

Interview Amigoe 2017-09

Authors: Amigoe Pdf: Pensioen_1, Pensioen_2 Publisher, publication date: Amigoe, 2017-09 —————————————————————————————————————————— Article on the effects of longevity on the Curacao government pension scheme and what actions would be required to build a resilient system.

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Maak het meetbaar

Authors: Servaas Houben Slides: Actuariaat dag 2014_v1.4 Publisher, publication date: Actuarieel Podium, 2014-09 —————————————————————————————————————————— Presentation on the developments of an actuarial career, the price of guarantees, and opportunities for the actuarial profession

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Authors: Servaas Houben slides: Working in insurance1.1 Publisher, publication date: CFA, 2013-07 —————————————————————————————————————————— Presentation for CFA UK on how working in insurance can be an interesting career opportunity for CFA charterholders

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Actuaries Around the World – Curacao

Authors: ACTEX Learning link: Publisher, publication date: Actex learning blog, 2019-06  —————————————————————————————————————————— This month we have the pleasure of interviewing Servaas Houben, who spent a number of years as an actuary in Curacao. Servaas is an international actuary who … Continue reading

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Interview Elsevier 21 July 2012

Servaas Houben (31) Senior actuary at insurance company Prudential in London ‘Living in London is absurdly expensive” By Rentsje de Gruyter

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The best in the world?!

When Ajax won the Champions League in 1995, Dutch football clubs became under the illusion that they could finally compete with the big boys. However, with the advent of the Champions League, a good youth development became increasingly irrelevant while television rights and sponsorship income became more and more important. The Dutch (top) teams realized too late that the playing field had changed, but this did … Continue reading

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Actuary abroad – Servaas Houben in England

Servaas Houben works as an executive advisor/manager in the Life Actuarial department of KPMG in London.

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Career Prospects in Actuarial Science

Due to an ageing population (baby boom generation) there has been more attention to pension and insurance in the last couple of years. Demand for specialists in these sectors has therefore increased and the economic growth in Asia has led … Continue reading

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