You are here

General Insurance Board

Membership is drawn from a broad cross-section of the general insurance community to ensure full coverage of all general insurance related issues.

Membership of the General Insurance Board 2020/2021: 

  • Sameer Keshani (Chair)
  • Gianmario Afeltra
  • Camilla Bennett
  • Chris Bird
  • Keith Brown
  • John Charles
  • Catherine Drummond
  • Matthew Evans
  • Amerjit Grewal
  • Adhiraj Maitra
  • Sarah McDonnell
  • Stavros Martis
  • Kevin Wenzel
  • Sharon Cumberbatch - Communities Manager for the General Insurance Board

The Board operates within a Terms of Reference and supports the IFoA's Council in the delivery of its corporate strategy through six key objectives:

  • 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:

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).

 

Related documents

Contact Details

If you have any questions about a practice area, its working parties, Member Interest Groups or Board and sub-committees, please contact the Communities Team:

professional.communities@actuaries.org.uk

Filter or search events

Start date
E.g., 28/09/2020
End date
E.g., 28/09/2020

Events calendar

  • Autumn Lecture 2020: Professor Elroy Dimson

    Online webinar
    14 October 2020

    Spaces available

    Many individuals and institutions have a long-term focus, and invest funds for the benefit of future generations. Their strategy should reflect their long horizon. University endowments are one of the oldest classes of institutional investor, and I will present the first study of the management of these endowments over the very long term.

  • GIRO Conference 2020 Webinar Series

    Available to watch globally in November.
    02-13 November 2020
    Spaces available

    This year's GIRO has been re-designed as a virtual conference to offer members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the general insurance field via online webinars. All sessions will be recorded and made available to purchase and re-watch post-event on the IFoA's GI Online Learning Resource area.

  • Life Conference 2020 Webinar Series

    Online
    16 November 2020 - 27 November 2020

    Spaces available

    This year's Life Conference has been re-designed as a virtual conference to offer members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the life insurance field via online webinars. All sessions will be recorded and made available to purchase and re-watch post-event on the IFoA's website.

  • Spaces available

    The webinar will discuss the challenges and opportunities schemes face in evaluating end game options, choosing a target state and understanding the impact this strategic decision could have on member outcomes long after the “end state” is reached. Adolfo, Kevin and Rhian bring over 60 years of experience in the industry and a variety of perspectives as scheme actuary, covenant adviser, trustee, de-risking adviser and insurer.

  • Spaces available

    Cash-flow driven investing is a game-changer for DB pension funds navigating their end-game. Suitable for sponsors who want to reduce risks on their balance sheets. And for trustees, it shifts the focus to providing greater certainty of returns, managing funding level volatility and ensuring they have enough income to pay cash-flow requirements.

  • Spaces available

    The talk will provide an understanding of the priorities and relationships between deficit reduction contributions, in the context of wider scheme funding, and different types of value outflow from the employer based on the working party’s recently published report.