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This practical course is aimed at actuaries at any stage of their career who want to develop their own growth mindset and apply it to their work setting and personal or professional lifelong learning. The content of the course builds on the lecture given by Dr Helen Wright on Growth Mindset as part of the President’s 2021 Lecture series, and will be delivered over a period of 2 months, from mid-October to early December.
The importance of biodiversity for finance, business and policy is being increasingly recognised. While many studies highlight the overall economic impact that biodiversity loss could have, it is much more difficult to quantify and understand the particular impact that is may have on individual businesses or communities. The management and measurement of these risks is a field where actuaries are well placed to contribute.
The climate crisis and the degradation of our planet will affect societies everywhere. How we address these threats will require solutions that transcend borders. As a global profession, the actuarial community is well-placed to consider and propose effective risk management solutions to help manage the climate crisis.
Join leading experts to discuss key issues, emerging ideas and new research across the general insurance sector.
This is a free webinar with an expert panel providing their views on the ongoing IFoA consultation for proposals regarding changes to the regulatory framework on climate change and sustainability.
The regulatory consultation sets out, for feedback some proposed approaches that the IFoA are considering in relation to charter commitments under the UK’s Green Finance Education Charter (GFEC) and the regulatory framework, including the Actuaries’ Code.
Join leading experts to discuss key issues, emerging ideas, and new research across the Life insurance sector.
Content will be aimed at all actuaries looking to understand the issues surrounding mental health in insurance and in particular those looking to ensure products and processes widen access for, and are most useful to, those experiencing periods of poor mental health.
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|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.|