The General Insurance Education and Continuing Professional Development (GI ECPD)has key objectives for the 2017/18 session and the Sub-committee’s responsibilities include:
- developing and maintaining those parts of the education syllabus and core reading that relate to general insurance, to ensue that the education of GI actuaries is kept as up to date and relevant as possible
- planning and delivery of each of the one-day IFoA GI events, ensuring that the provision of CPD for members is sufficient and targeted at the appropriate level and themes.
Membership is drawn from a broad cross-section of the general insurance community to ensure full coverage of all education and CPD related issues
Membership of the General Insurance ECPD Committee 2016/17 is as follows:
- Paul Grimsey (Chair)
- Matthew Pearlman (Interim Deputy Chair)
- Seema Thaper
- Philip Chappell
- Laura Curtis
- Laurie Deans
- Jacqueline Draper
- Rachel Gow
- Laura Hobern
- Emma Burrows
- Sonal Shah (IFoA Education Actuary)
- Sunil Kamath
- Jack May
- James Norman
- Nylesh Shah
- Richard Williams
- Andy Wong
The General Insurance ECPD Committee operates within a Terms of Reference and supports the IFoA's Council in the delivery of it's corporate strategy.
How to join the General Insurance Education and CPD Committee
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 Induction Pack (VIP).
- 29 August 2013
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