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NMG Consulting awards Actuarial Risk Management Prizes

MSc Actuarial Management student Ree (Yongqing) Chen has been announced as the winner of the 2014/15 NMG Consulting Actuarial Risk Management Prizes.

MSc Actuarial Management student Ree (Yongqing) Chen has been announced as the winner of the 2014/15 NMG Consulting Actuarial Risk Management Prizes.

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This is the second time NMG, a specialist multinational insurance, reinsurance and wealth management Consultancy, has sponsored two £1,000 prizes for students undertaking the Masters in Actuarial Science at Cass.

Ree, who picked up both prizes, said: “I feel humbled but proud to have won the NMG Consulting prizes and very delighted to have accepted NMG's offer as an analyst in their strategy consulting team in London.

“It takes great luck for someone to completely like and enjoy their studies, and I am the really fortunate one, as actuarial management is exactly my thing.

“The prizes are the best recognition, and I will continue my hard work and passion in the insurance and wider financial service industry. Cass has been a really rewarding year for me and I gained numerous valuable knowledge out of this Masters degree, so I would genuinely recommend those with an actuarial science background to join the program if they are up for the challenge.”

Professor Ben Rickayzen, Head of the Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance at Cass said the business school was extremely pleased to be associated with such a prestigious, multinational consultancy and hopes that collaboration will continue for many years to come.

He said: “We are delighted that NMG Consulting have, once again, been generous enough to offer prizes for the best performance in each of the two risk modules of our MSc in Actuarial Management.

“I congratulate Ree wholeheartedly on her outstanding performance in scoring over 80 per cent in each of the risk modules, thereby winning both the prizes on offer. The risk modules are generally viewed as being the most difficult that students take on our MSc in Actuarial Management; therefore, to produce such high quality answers is a notable achievement and suggests that Ree Chen has a rosy actuarial career ahead of her. It also gives me great pleasure to note that NMG Consulting were so impressed by Ree that they have offered her a job.”

David Burns, Partner at NMG Consulting said NMG was delighted to support students undertaking the MSc in Actuarial Management at Cass Business School via the NMG prize for attainment in the risk modules.

He said: “We greatly value our relationship with such a globally renowned business school as Cass.

“I’d like to offer my personal congratulations to all students who sat this challenging course but especially to Ree Chen for her outstanding performance in both risk modules. We look forward to welcoming Ree to NMG as she takes up her role in our Global Strategy Practice.”

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