Highlights of recent articles, publications and talks.
Lisa spoke to Poets&Quants about her studies in Business Analytics at Imperial College Business School. Considered one of the world’s most elite MSc programs, the course focuses on using analytics to solve business problems. Lisa is really enjoying developing her data science skills and integrating these into her actuarial work.
IFoA Data Science Q&A
Lisa has shared her views with the IFoA on how actuaries can use data science techniques to optimise resources, enhance business value and improve outcomes for society. With technology developing at a rapid pace, ethical adoption of new data science techniques is critical. Actuaries are well-placed to engage directly with the public and other stakeholders, to ensure algorithmic decision-making is transparent and explainable.
Divining with Data
Lisa’s feature Divining with Data published in the April 2019 edition of The Actuary magazine discusses leveraging health service, everyday (wearables & IoT) and genomic data to forecast and overcome bottlenecks in the health system.
Opportunities for Big Data in Health Care and Life Sciences
In December 2018, Lisa enjoyed presenting alongside international lawyers, policymakers and tech experts as part of the RGSL Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Conference on Competition, Big Data and Fundamental Rights in Latvia. She presented at a panel session discussing opportunities for big data in health care and life sciences.
Predictive Analytics in Health Care
In September 2018, Lisa produced a short research paper for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) on Using Predictive Analytics to Improve Health Care Demand Forecasting which she presented at an IFoA Health and Care Networking event.
Embedding Wearable Tech into Insurance
In May 2018, Lisa presented at the Society of Actuaries in Ireland’s Annual Convention on the short-term, medium-term and long-term opportunities and challenges for actuaries in embedding wearable health technology into insurance. Lisa has also presented on this topic for the International Actuarial Association Health Section (IAAHS) in October 2018 and has produced online learning content on this subject for participants of the International Congress of Actuaries.
Insurance Fad or Health Fix?
Read Lisa’s feature in the October 2017 edition of The Actuary magazine on the potential of wearable technology to to provide a long-term health fix for society’s disease burden.
IFoA Health and Care Hot Topics
Lisa presented her research paper on the implications of wearable health technology for insurers at the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Health and Care Hot Topics 2017 Sessional Research Event.
Global Bio-economy Intergenerational Summit
Lisa’s opening speech as as President of Global Biotech Revolution’s GapSummit 2016 conference. The event brought together current experts and aspiring leaders from over 40 nations to discuss and develop ways to support and grow the bio-economy.
Sustainable Funding Models for Health Systems
Lisa co-authored a case study on lessons from the operational franchise at Hinchingbrooke Hospital. In 2016 she presented this to NHS doctors attending the Cambridge Judge Business School’s Chief Residents’ Leadership and Management Programme