The Actuarial Society of Hong Kong
The professional body for actuaries in Hong Kong was first formed in 1968 as the Actuarial Association of Hong Kong, its successor, the Actuarial Society of Hong Kong (ASHK) was later incorporated in 1994. It is governed by an elected Council with a President and 12 other Council Members. Fellow Members are entitled to use the FASHK designation which is widely recognised by employers as the recruitment qualification for actuaries. Members work in the industries of insurance, consultancy, finance, education institutes and government.
The ASHK is a full member of the International Actuarial Association, which has 74 full member actuarial organisations around the world. ASHK is one of the largest such actuarial professional bodies in Asia.
The ASHK sets the Professional Standards outlined in the Insurance (Actuaries’ Standards) Rules (Cap. 41, section 129(1)) and the Actuarial Guidance Notes outlined in the various Insurance Authority Guidelines for the actuarial profession in Hong Kong.