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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Working in the Centre of the World

Working in the Centre of the World

Having arrived at Utrecht Central Station, it was certainly not a challenge to find the skyscraper in which SNS REAAL is located. Daniëlle and I…

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Statistics Netherlands: over a Century of Experience in Statistics and Society

Statistics Netherlands: over a Century of Experience in Statistics and Society

In 1899 the predecessor of Statistics Netherlands was already applying statistics to develop a solid basis for government policy. At that time, statistical methods constituted…

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PWC: Asking Advisors for Advice

PWC: Asking Advisors for Advice

On a cloudy Monday afternoon, Daniëlle and I travelled to the office of PwC in Amsterdam to interview not one, but two employees. We would…

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APG: One of the Largest Pension Administrators

APG: One of the Largest Pension Administrators

On October 5, Daniëlle and I travelled to Amsterdam to interview Kay Mennens, an employee of APG. This company is one of the largest pension…

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MIcompany

MIcompany

Normally, you would find here an interview with only one employee of an interesting company. However, at MIcompany normal is just not good enough, and…

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