Professionalism First


The Academy provides standards of conduct, practice, and qualification for the U.S. actuarial profession. These standards together ensure responsibility, competence, and trust.




A Culture of 
Professionalism First

The American Academy of Actuaries was established in 1965 to professionalize the U.S. actuarial community and earn the public’s trust. The Academy’s role in the standards and institutions that make up the professionalism infrastructure are no accident; they are at the heart of the Academy’s mission and the primary reason the Academy was established.

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Actuaries Making a Difference: Why Public Policy Matters


We’re pleased to announce the launch of our podcast, Actuary Voices. This podcast will bring you thoughtful conversations on the role of professionalism in both actuaries' day jobs and the Academy’s public policy work.



The Actuarial Standards Board quarterly publication
Up To Code
Column from the Actuarial Board for Counseling and Discipline
Professionalism Counts
Monthly column in the Actuarial Update
Frequently Asked Questions
on the U.S. Qualification Standards

Professionalism Perspectives

Actuary Voices


Read our blog where Academy members share their perspectives on Professionalism in the actuarial community.

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