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Honorary Fellows of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

As a professional body, we have around 200 Honorary Fellows who have been leaders in their fields of business, academia, government and other public bodies, either here in the UK or internationally.

Many of our Honorary Fellows are very active in the profession and complement the work of over 31,000 IFoA members around the world. 

Download our lists of Honorary Fellows elected between:

Nominating Honorary Fellows

The IFoA annually seeks nominations for individuals who might be invited to be put forward for election as an Honorary Fellow.  They should be individuals who are able to add value to the profession and can have an active and ongoing involvement with the IFoA.

Based on the current bye-laws and subsequent guidance provided by Council, Honorary Fellow nominees should be individuals who:

  • "...have achieved distinction in related fields or given significant service to the actuarial profession." (bye-law 37)
  • can add value to the profession
  • have a direct connection with the profession
  • have an ongoing relationship with the profession.

Further to this, proposed Honorary Fellows will also be considered in the extent to which they can support the profession's strategy.

Honorary Fellows have the same voting rights as Fellows but are not subject to a member subscription fee. Honorary Fellows are subject to the Actuaries’ Code, and we would expect them to behave in a way that would not damage the reputation of the IFoA.

All nominations require a proposer and seconder from within the IFoA membership and are usually considered annually by the Policy and Public Affairs Board.
 

Complete online nomination form
 

Any queries can be directed to the IFoA's Public Affairs team.

 

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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.