What is CERA?

The Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary (CERA) is a global risk management qualification which:
  • Encompasses a world­‐class curriculum that combines actuarial science with the theoretical, practical and professional principles of ERM
  • Instils the highest professional standards, with an impeccable code of ethics and rigorous educational requirements
  • Is recognised and transferable internationally
  • Is consistent with modern, effective methodologies
  • Applies both qualitative and quantitative insight to ERM, and
  • Equips risk management professionals to empower better business decisions.

“No other single qualification comprehensively meets the global needs in risk management” Andrew Hitchcox CERA (Group CRO, Tokio Marine Kiln)

Learn more about the careers of successful CERAs in our interview case studies

Dr. Trevor Watkins and Lindsay Smitherman, Education Actuary, of the IFoA talk about the CGA, the CERA syllabus, the...


Ruth Ward talks about what attracted her to Enterprise Risk Management and the CERA designation and how she believes it...


Three members of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries talk about why they have chosen to sit ST9 and the impact they...


"The CERA qualification provided me with many years’ worth of accumulated business knowledge and experience in just a few...