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
- 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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Drawing from his most recent book “The New Long Life” and his longevity research Andrew J Scott will outline how longer lives and new technologies will fundamentally reshape how we structure our lives and transform the economy. As well as looking at the agenda this will set governments and corporates he will focus on the implications for you and how you prepare your future career.
The IFoA’s Actuarial Review Team has published its first thematic review, which looked at the actuarial advice given by scheme actuaries to UK pension scheme trustees on setting transfer values and commutation rates.
IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual India Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Member Mahidhara Davangere and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.
What are the options for the world economy looking ahead?
In this Thought Leadership Lecture, Economist, Vicky Pryce, will be discussing world economic trends, including the differences in geographical performance and how output is recovering and where.
Trust and Leadership for Actuaries
Led by Dr. Jim Baxter, University of Leeds, this webinar introduces some key ideas in the ethics of trust, with a particular focus on those in, or on the path to, leadership roles. Dr Baxter is joined by a panel of experienced leaders who will give their personal perspectives on how they understand the value of trust and how they seek to promote and inspire trust, drawing on their experiences of leadership. The panel includes:
In this webinar, we have two presentations showing the latest research on the implications for life and health insurers of two key issues: genomics and pandemic risk.
Dr Peter Joshi and Paul Timmers will share their research on how well-established underwriting processes can allow for genomics in predicting expected mortality and morbidity. They will then discuss the potential for stratified screening and personalised medicine to improve health and reduce claim costs.
As the world’s attention begins to turn to COP26 later this year in Glasgow, Sarah Gordon (Chief Executive, Impact Investing Institute) will share her vision for how the financial services industry can deliver for people and the planet, as well as how to encourage more investment with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.
IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual SSA Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Members Mukami Njeru, Prosper Matiashe and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.
IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual MENAP Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.