Are you an investor or a DIS-investor?

Published on LinkedIn – October 2017 Let me start by unpacking the word “investor.” According to Investopedia, an investor is a person who commits capital with the expectation of financial returns. Thus, by definition, investment requires 2 key elements namely commitment (time & dedication) and an expectation of a particular nature and level of return. The nature of returnContinue reading “Are you an investor or a DIS-investor?”

All that it takes for Corruption to Prevail is for Professionals to Compromise their Ethics

Published on LinkedIn – Oct 2017 On receiving an email today from the Actuarial Society of South Africa reminding South African actuaries of their professional and ethical responsibility to act in the public interest, I am reminded of a takeout from the book “On Tyranny – Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century” by Timothy SnyderContinue reading “All that it takes for Corruption to Prevail is for Professionals to Compromise their Ethics”