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The IFoA’s Actuarial Review Team has published its first thematic review, which looked at the actuarial advice given by scheme actuaries to UK pension scheme trustees on setting transfer values and commutation rates.
IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual India Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Member Mahidhara Davangere and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.
What are the options for the world economy looking ahead?
In this Thought Leadership Lecture, Economist, Vicky Pryce, will be discussing world economic trends, including the differences in geographical performance and how output is recovering and where.
Trust and Leadership for Actuaries
Led by Dr. Jim Baxter, University of Leeds, this webinar introduces some key ideas in the ethics of trust, with a particular focus on those in, or on the path to, leadership roles. Dr Baxter is joined by a panel of experienced leaders who will give their personal perspectives on how they understand the value of trust and how they seek to promote and inspire trust, drawing on their experiences of leadership. The panel includes:
In this webinar, we have two presentations showing the latest research on the implications for life and health insurers of two key issues: genomics and pandemic risk.
Dr Peter Joshi and Paul Timmers will share their research on how well-established underwriting processes can allow for genomics in predicting expected mortality and morbidity. They will then discuss the potential for stratified screening and personalised medicine to improve health and reduce claim costs.
As the world’s attention begins to turn to COP26 later this year in Glasgow, Sarah Gordon (Chief Executive, Impact Investing Institute) will share her vision for how the financial services industry can deliver for people and the planet, as well as how to encourage more investment with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.
IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual SSA Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Members Mukami Njeru, Prosper Matiashe and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.
IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual MENAP Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.
|Community Name||Description||Join Link|
|Banking MIG||This Banking MIG connects all people with an interest in Banking, Finance and Investment and the wider Actuarial fields.|
|Bulk Annuities and Longevity Swaps Member Interest Group||The new Bulk Annuities and Longevity Swaps Member Interest Group (MIG) is relevant to the broad range of actuaries interested in the fast growing activity of de-risking pension plans through (primarily) bulk annuities or longevity swaps.|
|Damages Member Interest Group||Welcome to the Damages Member Interest Group (Damages MIG) community where members can share knowledge and ideas and gain insight into general issues relating to awards in respect of damages and personal injury.|
|Diversity Advisory Group||This community was initially established to look at how women within the IFoA are represented in senior positions and have now expanded to look at stimulating debate and forming recommendations around other diversity issues within the IFoA.|
|Financial consumer interest group|
|Funeral Plans Member Interest Group||The objectives of this Member Interest Group are: to support actuaries working on pre-paid funeral plan trusts (FPT); to provide CPD and professionalism opportunities and events to actuaries working on FPT; to provide actuaries working on FPT with a forum and a network for discussing issues arising from work on FPT; to encourage the sharing of developmental resources and experience to help develop current and potential FPT actuaries.|
|In-house Actuaries Member Interest Group||This is a community for the use of members of the In-house Actuaries Members Interest Group (MIG).|
|Longevity Catalysts Membership Interest Group||By definition, changes in the average human lifespan are realised slowly over time. It can be useful though to reclassify this emergence as the long term result of a series of various trigger events that have occurred at a single point in time.|
|Non-executive directors' interest group||Welcome to the Non-Executive Directors' Member Interest Group (NEDs MIG) community where members can share knowledge and ideas and gain insight into general issues affecting Boards and NEDs.|
|Recovery and Resolution Planning Member Interest Group||The objectives of this Member Interest Group are: to discuss and review published guidance from regulators on Recovery and Resolution Planning. Currently, PRA’s Fundamental Rule 8 is for all insurance companies to have a resolution plan. the group will act as a means for actuaries who are working in this area to share ideas and information. the group will also support the IFoA Policy Team with the response to any consultation papers that are issued on this and related subjects, typically by FSB, IAIS, EIOPA or PRA.|