The Profession of Probability and Impact

The Profession of Probability and Impact

What is a life without risks? Risks are everywhere in our daily life, as all events, favorable and unfavorable, have a certain probability of occurring…

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Numbers Are Never Just Numbers

Numbers Are Never Just Numbers

Working at Belastingdienst obviously impacts and helps an enormous amount of people. Quite recently, they introduced an interesting new department, where currently quite some econometricians…

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It Is Thrilling When a Business Immediately Uses Your Research

It Is Thrilling When a Business Immediately Uses Your Research

Merle Willemsen started her job at PGGM during her internship, which meant that she could immediately apply her thesis research on freedom of choice. Now…

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‘An Open and Honest Atmosphere’

‘An Open and Honest Atmosphere’

After getting a degree in a science/technical field, a position in IT consultancy might not be the obvious choice. But Capgemini offers an exciting work…

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Big Booming Business

Big Booming Business

Who has not heard of KPN, one of the biggest Dutch providers in internet, television, telephone and ICT-solution services, and more. The world of telecommunications…

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Soft Skills are also Important

Soft Skills are also Important

The Dutch Actuarial Institute (AI) is completely renewing the basic actuarial program. One of the important changes is that risk management will be integrated into…

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Trainee at APG

Trainee at APG

Amsterdam, a city where many financial companies have settled and there are high-rise buildings as far as the eye can see. In one of these…

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CBS: Top Employer

CBS: Top Employer

Statistics Netherlands  (or in Dutch Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek – CBS) has over 2,000 employees, who either work at their office in The Hague…

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A Unique Company with an Open Business Culture

A Unique Company with an Open Business Culture

For this edition of the company interview, Daniëlle and I travelled to the TNO office in Delft. TNO is a unique non-profit organization, which conducts…

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125 Years of Actuarial Progression

125 Years of Actuarial Progression

In the year 1888 a group of eight actuaries gathered and decided to establish the ‘Actuarieel Genootschap ‘ (AG). After 125 years, AG has grown…

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