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Disciplinary Committee

The Disciplinary Committee oversees and manages the IFoA's Disciplinary and Capacity for Membership Schemes.

The Disciplinary Committee’s responsibilities include the following:

  • setting guidance on policies and procedures;
  • setting timeframes for processes;
  • organising training for disciplinary pool members; and
  • producing an Annual Report to Regulatory Board.

Further detail can be found in the Disciplinary Committee’s Terms of Reference.


The Committee is comprised of at least two Fellows and three lay members, including the Chair.  The current members of the Committee are:

  • Stephen Redmond (Chair)
  • Kevin Doerr FIA
  • Velia Soames
  • George Russell FIA
  • Jim Webber FIA
  • Lay vacancy

View the Disciplinary Committee biographies and Register of Interests.

Secretary: Kirsten Mavor

Scheme Review Working Party

In its 2018 Annual Report, the Disciplinary Board undertook to commence a review of the Disciplinary and Capacity for Membership Schemes (‘the Scheme’).  The Scheme Review Working Party was established to deliver this objective.  Visit the Scheme Review Working Party page for further details.

Determinations Review Sub-Committee

The Disciplinary Committee oversees the operation of the Scheme and is assisted by the Determinations Review Sub-Committee.  This Sub-Committee reviews all determinations issued and provides recommendations to the Disciplinary Committee.  Visit the Determinations Review Sub-Committee page for further details.


The Disciplinary Committee meets at least four times a year.  Once approved, the Minutes of the meeting are published with redactions only being made for reasons of confidentiality.  The latest minutes can be viewed below.

Annual Reports

The Disciplinary Board reported annually to Council.  The latest Annual Reports can be viewed below.

Contacting the Committee

If you wish to contact the Disciplinary Committee, or find out anything further about its work, please email

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    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.

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