The Scottish Board was established in 2010 and consists of members elected to Council by the Scottish Constituency and members who are co-opted to join the Board through a selection process

The remit of the Board is:

  • to encourage and develop the actuarial community in Scotland
  • to raise the profile of actuaries and the profession in Scotland
  • to encourage and advance actuarial academic developments in Scotland.

The Scottish Board is currently made up of six Council members and a number of other co-opted members based in Scotland.

  • Leader - Mark Chadwick (NatWest)
  • Deputy Leader - Caitlin Stronach (Royal London)

Scottish Board members

Status Name Status Name
Co-opted member Chris Anderson Co-opted member Andrew Murphy
Co-opted member Nicholas Chadha Council member Sarah Neil
Co-opted member Philip Darke Co-opted member Anne-Marie Pettie
Council member Dermot Grenham Council member Alan Rae
Co-opted member Jane Hamilton Council member Andy Rear
Co-opted member Graeme Jones Council member Craig Ritchie
Co-opted member Alison Kearns Co-opted member Ian Sharpe
Council member Patrick Kelliher Co-opted member Claire Yule
Co-opted member Nitesh Khyami FASS representative Saorlaith O'Neill
Co-opted member Mark Laidlaw GASS representative Ben Bailey-Conlon

The Scottish Board is supported by the IFoA Engagement team.  Please contact the Engagement team, if you have any queries.

How to join the Scottish Board

There are two ways to join this Board:

  • if you are a Scottish Constituency member, you can stand for Election to Council and, if elected, you will automatically become a member of the Scottish Board
  • if you are based in Scotland, watch out for an opportunity on the Volunteer vacancies webpage to apply to become a co-opted member.

You may wish to view the Scottish Board minutes. They are listed below by sessional year.

2019/2020

2018/2019

2017/2018

2016/2017

2015/2016

Contact Details

For information regarding the Scottish Board, please contact the Engagement team

Engagement.team@actuaries.org.uk

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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.