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GI Lifelong Learning Committee (GILL)

GILL is responsible to the GI Board for all matters relating to CPD being undertaken by the GI Practice Area and development of the IFoA’s annual offering of GI conferences and seminars, including the flagship GIRO conference.

The GI Lifelong Learning Committee (GILL) has key objectives for the 2020/21 session, and these include:

  • Ensuring CPD is of high quality and covers a range of topics for various levels of understanding (beginner, intermediate and high) and is provided in practical locations
  • Considering new and innovative ways of CPD that are not reliant on physical location

Membership of GILL Committee:

  • Catherine Drummond (Chair)
  • Laura Curtis (Deputy Chair)
  • Matthew Facey
  • Rachel Haldane
  • Arihant Kothari
  • Amit Parmar
  • Ajay Shah
  • Richard Williams
  • Caroline Yeomans
  • Sonal Shah - Education Actuary

The GILL Committee operates within a Terms of Reference and supports the IFoA's Council in the delivery of its corporate strategy.

How to join the General Insurance Lifelong Learning Committee (GILL)

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).

Watch video recordings of selected sessions from GIRO Conference 2019

For those who could not attend GIRO 2019, we are pleased to offer recordings of some of the sessions which are available to purchase, download and view from your device. Find out more.

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    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.