Pensions Seminar 2018

The ASSA Pensions Seminar 2018
Occasionally English South Africa Business · Investing
11 Episodes

Welcome and Opening

Given by: Costa Economou - CEO at Colourfield Liability Solutions (Pty) Ltd
6 Aug 2018 4 min

The moral underground - how ordinary citizens change our futures

Keynote Speaker: Professor Jonathan Jansen is Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Stellenbosch. In 2016/17 he was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and in 2018/9 will be a Fellow at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies. He is…
6 Aug 2018 54 min

Economist Presentation

Given by Kevin Lings, Chief Economist, Stanlib South Africa faces a number of immediate as well as longer-term structural impediments to growth. Some of these challenges are reflected in persistent high income and wealth inequality, others are reflected in service-delivery protests and demands for free tertiary education or the steady…
6 Aug 2018 53 min

Exemptions on DC Valuation

Given by Mia Geringer - Founding Director SolveCo Actuarial Services (Pty) Ltd The next session will look at the administration and system issues when considering the valuation exemption criteria of Defined Contribution Funds. Certainly a motive in doing so is the objective of reducing the cost of administering and managing…
6 Aug 2018 50 min

Legal Developments

Given by Jonathan Mort - Founder and MD Jonathan Mort Inc. His legal practice covers all aspects of the law relating to pension funds, and he advises funds and employers throughout South Africa and other Southern African countries. His specific area of interest is in governance and investment issues relating…
6 Aug 2018 46 min

Future of the Pensions Actuary

Given by John Anderson Group Head of Client Solution Alexander Forbes, BComHons (Actuarial Science) Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. The South African pensions landscape has changed significantly over the last 2 decades. With this shift has come the change…
6 Aug 2018 45 min

The Impact of cognitive decline in retirement

In the context of longevity the question of mental health and cost implications thereof appear to have been left behind. The next presentation covers the causes, consequences and costs of dementia and how our retirement savings might be affected. Given by Lucia Viegas - Actuary and Lecturer of Actuarial Science…
6 Aug 2018 17 min


Given by Niel Fourie - Consulting Actuary in South Africa & Namibia. He joined the Actuarial Society of South Africa in 2012 as Public Policy Actuary. In his role as Public Policy Actuary he is responsible for stakeholder engagement, media & PR and various technical committees. An Overview of the…
6 Aug 2018 31 min

Closing Remarks

Given by Natasha Huggett-Henchie - Chairperson of the Retirement Matters Committee and Principal Consulting Actuary and Director at NMG
6 Aug 2018 13 min