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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

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

Two Executive Directors

Ben Kemp, General Counsel

Anne Moore, Director of Operations

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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  • Spaces available

    A panel discussion with investment representatives discussing the impact of investment on climate change and vice versa.

    This event is part of The Road to Glasgow: IFoA’s Sustainability Thought Leadership Series which will provide a platform for prominent contributors so that our members and others can understand the perspectives of a wide range of parties interested in the climate debate.

  • Spaces available

    Climate change is one of the greatest risks facing our world today. Addressing it will require multi-faceted solutions. Through this panel session, we will explore the different levers that can be used to meet net-zero targets including climate science and data, government engagement, and mobilising green finance.

  • Spaces available

    How governments and societies collectively respond to the climate crisis is increasingly being analysed through the lens of intergenerational fairness. Our expert panel will assess and explore the extent to which inter-generous fairness is being considered in climate policies, the lessons from those countries who are leading the way on fairness and justice in climate interventions, and more.

  • The Growth Mindset for Actuaries

    13 October 2021 - 8 December 2021

    Spaces available

    This practical course is aimed at actuaries at any stage of their career who want to develop their own growth mindset and apply it to their work setting and personal or professional lifelong learning. The content of the course builds on the lecture given by Dr Helen Wright on Growth Mindset as part of the President’s 2021 Lecture series, and will be delivered over a period of 2 months, from mid-October to early December.

  • Spaces available

    The climate crisis and the degradation of our planet will affect societies everywhere. How we address these threats will require solutions that transcend borders. As a global profession, the actuarial community is well-placed to consider and propose effective risk management solutions to help manage the climate crisis.

  • Spaces available

    Content will be aimed at all actuaries looking to understand the issues surrounding mental health in insurance and in particular those looking to ensure products and processes widen access for, and are most useful to, those experiencing periods of poor mental health.