Membership of the General Insurance Board 2021/2022:
- Sameer Keshani (Chair)
- Camilla Bennett
- Chris Bird
- Keith Brown
- Cherry Chan - Council Reprentative
- John Charles
- Catherine Drummond
- Matthew Evans
- Amerjit Grewal
- Adhiraj Maitra
- Sarah McDonnell
- Stavros Martis
- Kevin Wenzel
- Sonal Shah - Education Actuary
- to support the IFoA strategy, to uphold its values, abide by its governance and to cooperate with its internal bodies and to uphold the public interest
- to support our members in new and diverse career paths, both within general insurance and in wider fields
- to increase our influence in society where we can contribute
- to enthuse our membership to contribute to the profession and to promote engagement
- to remain relevant to our members beyond education and qualification providing high-quality, technical and non-technical CPD
- in the public interest, listening and staying close to our members.
The General Insurance Board is supported by four specialist sub-committees:
- General Insurance Lifelong Learning Committee (GILL)
- General Insurance Research and Thought Leadership Committee (GIRTL)
- General Insurance Standards and Consultations Committee (GISCC)
How to join the General Insurance Board or one of its sub-committees
All volunteer opportunities arising for the Board and its 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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Cancer incidence and mortality vary by region and socioeconomic status. Modelling the structure development and trends of cancer risk is important for insurance purposes and can impact pricing and reserving in related health insurance fields such as critical illness insurance and care provision.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.