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Finance and Investment

Membership is drawn from a broad cross-section of the finance and investment community to ensure full coverage of all finance and investment related issues

Membership of the Finance and Investment Board 2021/2022:

  • Gareth Mee (Chair)
  • Clara Hughes (Deputy Chair)
  • Alexandra Miles (Research)
  • Clare Keeffe (Lifelong Learning) 
  • Nico Aspinall
  • Shalin Bhagwan
  • Kudzai Chigiji
  • Eugene Dimitriou
  • Gilli Engel (Council representative)
  • Chris Hitchen
  • Hetal Patel
  • Adeline Tan
  • Peter Towers
  • Elizabeth Waghorn
  • Sophie Wright

The Board operates within a Terms of Reference and support the IFoA's Council in the delivery of its corporate strategy.

Reports from the Finance and Investment Board

The Finance and Investment Board is supported by the Finance and Investment Research, Life Long Learning and Global subcommittees.

These sub-committees address:

  • developments in finance and investment practice area relating to the syllabus and education needs of members
  • CPD and Conference programme content and planning
  • identifying, promoting and fostering research opportunities
  • Focus on existing and emerging area of actuarial applications pertaining to finance and investment across the world.
  • Enable members across different geographies to participate and provide feedback on various issues pertainig to members. 

How to join the Finance and Investment Board or its sub-committees

All vacancies arising on Boards and their sub-committees are advertised on our volunteer vacancies web page.  Further information for volunteers, including tips on how to chair a meeting, can be found in the Volunteer Information Pack (VIP).

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  • Spaces available

    Over recent months there has been a sharp rise in M&A activity involving British businesses, with interest from overseas, domestic buyers and Private Equity investors.  

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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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    Part of the 'Finance in the Public Interest 2022' webinar series. If it was ever okay to consider your business in isolation from its surroundings, today it most definitely is not. Thinking about business within its surrounding system is now a necessity. The question we seek to discuss is: How should we prescribe the boundaries in which we consider problems to enable us to create better products and more resilient companies and systems?

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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.