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How to get to the Edinburgh office

The Edinburgh office of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is in Exchange Crescent, just a few minutes walk from the Lothian Road

Address:

Level 2, Exchange Crescent
7 Conference Square
Edinburgh EH3 8RA

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By train

The office is between Haymarket and Waverley stations.  The walk is around 20 minutes from Waverley or 15 minutes from Haymarket.

By coach

Long distance coaches, and coaches from other parts of Scotland, stop at Haymarket or Shandwick Place/Princes Street.  Please check with the driver.

From Edinburgh Airport

For visitors arriving at Edinburgh Airport, the journey from the airport to Exchange Crescent can be made by tram or bus.

By tram, the journey takes approximately 25 minutes and the nearest tram stop to the IFoA's office is West End - Princes Street.  

The Airlink Express bus service (Service 100) runs every 10 minutes to and from the city centre and takes approximately 25 minutes, but can take longer during peak travel times.  The nearest bus stop is West End.

A taxi from the airport to Exchange Crescent takes about 20 minutes (allow extra time at peak periods.)

 

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Events calendar

  • Autumn Lecture 2020: Professor Elroy Dimson

    Online webinar
    14 October 2020

    Spaces available

    Many individuals and institutions have a long-term focus, and invest funds for the benefit of future generations. Their strategy should reflect their long horizon. University endowments are one of the oldest classes of institutional investor, and I will present the first study of the management of these endowments over the very long term.

  • GIRO Conference 2020 Webinar Series

    Available to watch globally in November.
    02-13 November 2020
    Spaces available

    This year's GIRO has been re-designed as a virtual conference to offer members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the general insurance field via online webinars. All sessions will be recorded and made available to purchase and re-watch post-event on the IFoA's GI Online Learning Resource area.

  • Life Conference 2020 Webinar Series

    Online
    16 November 2020 - 27 November 2020

    Spaces available

    This year's Life Conference has been re-designed as a virtual conference to offer members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the life insurance field via online webinars. All sessions will be recorded and made available to purchase and re-watch post-event on the IFoA's website.

  • Spaces available

    The webinar will discuss the challenges and opportunities schemes face in evaluating end game options, choosing a target state and understanding the impact this strategic decision could have on member outcomes long after the “end state” is reached. Adolfo, Kevin and Rhian bring over 60 years of experience in the industry and a variety of perspectives as scheme actuary, covenant adviser, trustee, de-risking adviser and insurer.

  • Spaces available

    Cash-flow driven investing is a game-changer for DB pension funds navigating their end-game. Suitable for sponsors who want to reduce risks on their balance sheets. And for trustees, it shifts the focus to providing greater certainty of returns, managing funding level volatility and ensuring they have enough income to pay cash-flow requirements.

  • Spaces available

    The talk will provide an understanding of the priorities and relationships between deficit reduction contributions, in the context of wider scheme funding, and different types of value outflow from the employer based on the working party’s recently published report.