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Management Board

The Management Board is set up by and reports to Council. Council charges the Management Board with oversight responsibility for the operational management of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) business.

Under delegated authority, in accordance with the IFoA’s constitution and the strategy set by Council, the Management Board oversees the operation and management of the IFoA.  It also holds the Executive accountable for their operational activities.

The Board's key responsibilities are detailed in its Terms of Reference.

The current members of the Board are:

Officer Name
Chair Grahame Stott
President Louise Pryor
President-elect Matt Saker (also Chair of Skills and Domains Committee)

Two Council members (elected by Council)

Andy Rear

Kalpana Shah

Council Member and representative of Scottish Board

(elected by Council)

Alan Rae

Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Mann

The Chairs of the Board's Member Engagement Committee and its Skills and Domains Committee

(where they are not already members of the Board) 

Beate Degen,

Chair of Member Engagement Committee

One Lay Non-Executive Director

Trevor Spires

James Harrigan is the Board Secretary.

Under current governance arrangements, the Chair of the Board must be a Fellow or Associate of the IFoA.  They cannot be a member of Council, and cannot hold any other office within the IFoA. 

Contact Details

James Harrigan, Corporate Secretary

I will try to respond to email queries within five working days.

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    Frank Redington is recognised as one of the most influential actuaries of all time. In this talk, Craig will review some of Redington's most important ideas. He will identify the consistent actuarial principles that form a common thread across the contributions Redington made to a broad range of actuarial fields, and will highlight the ongoing relevance of Redington's thinking to 21st century actuarial practice.

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    The IFoA Mental Health working party look back over their week of blogs and podcasts considering all aspects of the relationship between mental health and life insurance. The expert panel spans adviser, underwriter and actuarial experience and they  explore triggers for purchasing insurance relating to mental health, the various routes to insurance and how these may be more suited to different people depending on their conditions and preferences, the products and processes involved in purchasing these as well as what claims and support are available to policyholders and how to access them.

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    What will happen to DC pension savers who see life annuities as poor VFM but still want an income for life?  Pooled annuity funds could offer them a decent lifetime income while reducing significantly the complex choices and risk inherent in income drawdown.  They could be the next generation of CDC pension schemes, slotting into the existing DC framework as a post-retirement option.