Relationship Continues to Blossom in Japan!

January 9, 2018

CAS President Brian Brown and CAS Past President Bob Conger met recently with the Institutes of Actuaries in Japan (IAJ) to discuss The CAS Institute and the Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics (CSPA) credential. The meeting was arranged by Mr. Ikuo Kudoh, General Secretary of the IAJ. Over a dozen IAJ members attended along with the current President of the International Actuarial Association, Mr. Masaaki Yoshimura.  Brian and Bob presented on the reasons the CAS created iCAS and the CSPA, the material covered in the credential, and the demand for the credential both internationally and closer to home. The audience mentioned that there is a growing demand for employees with Predictive Analytics skills in Japan, and the IAJ complimented the CAS for its work in this area. More communication is expected to continue between the two organizations.

To learn more about the credential, visit

How Can I Get Started?

Take these steps to start on your path towards earning credentials from The CAS Institute.

Other Credentials

Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics (CSPA)

Analytics professionals can earn our new credential to demonstrate their expertise

Catastrophe Risk Management

Professionals can earn one or both of our new credentials