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2020 | Annual Actuarial Awards, in partnership with the French Institute of Actuaries

In partnership with the French Institute of Actuaries, the SCOR Foundation holds the French Actuarial Awards in Paris each year.


The Foundation places great importance on the development of actuarial science and risk management, and each year rewards the best actuarial diploma dissertation submitted by a French, Belgian or Swiss institution (Prix des Jeunes Actuaires) as well as the best doctoral thesis on topics relating to an economic, financial or insurance issue linked to risk management (Prix des Jeunes Docteurs).

Denis Kessler, Chairman & CEO of SCOR, and André Lévy-Lang, Chairman of the SCOR Corporate Foundation for Science, presented the 2020 Actuarial Awards for France during a virtual conference held on December 10, 2020, in conjunction with the French Institute of Actuaries. 

Hamza Hanbali, of the Université Catholique de Louvain, received the Prix des Jeunes Docteurs for his thesis “Systematic Risk in Long-Term Insurance Business”. The Prix des Jeunes Actuaires was awarded to Dimitri Delcaillau of the Euro-Institut d'Actuariat Jean Dieudonné (EURIA) for his dissertation “Contrôle et Transparence des modèles complexes en actuariat” (Control and transparency of complex models in actuarial science”). Clara Adiceom, of ESSEC Business School, received a special mention for her dissertation “Optimisation de la stratégie de majoration des primes de contrats d’assurance habitation au terme” (Strategic optimization of premium increase in household insurance upon renewal).


To consult all of the award-winning dissertations and theses, go to the dedicated Actuarial Awards page here.

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