Professionalism and the Practicing Actuary

February 11, 2016
Actuaries embrace a high standard of professional conduct, one that requires a combination of competency, integrity, objectivity, and a commitment to serve the public interest. These traits are appropriate to a self-regulated profession; these traits also are necessary elements to support the application of sound actuarial judgment regardless of practice area, type of employment, or type of employer. Actuaries and their employers, clients, and the public rely upon the Academy to maintain the profession’s integrity, competency, and reputation. Through its boards and committees, and working in concert with each of the U.S.-based actuarial organizations, the Academy has worked successfully to advance both actuarial practice and actuarial professionalism. This document shows how the Academy works to fulfill its mission to promote and enforce high professional standards of actuarial qualification, practice, and conduct. Read more here.