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Bristol Actuarial Society

Founded in May 1974, Bristol Actuarial Society aims to provide local opportunities for all members of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) to meet, discuss and debate matters of professional interest

The society has approximately 700 members stretching out from Bristol to Exeter, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Swindon.

Membership of the society is free upon provision of an e-mail address. To join, please visit the Bristol Actuarial Society website.

Typically, the programme of events for the year includes approximately six talks and six social events

Meetings are generally held in Bristol but there have been meetings in other locations.

The society is open to joint meetings with other regional actuarial societies and with other organisations e.g. National Association of Pensions Funds(NAPF), Association of Professional Futurists (APF), Association of Pension Lawyers (APL), Pensions Management Institute (PMI), Association of British Insurers (AB)I, Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), SWAPP.

Visit Bristol Actuarial Society’s website.

Future events

Details of forthcoming events will be posted here, as well as on the Bristol Actuarial Society's website.

Title Proactive ALM
How an innovative, well-integrated Finance Function could unlock Economic Value
Date 1 August 2017
Time 17.30  Tea and coffee
18.00  Start
Venue Lloyds Banking Group, 10 Canon's Way, Bristol, BS1 5LF
Speakers Gareth Mee and Sam Tufts
About the event

A proactive ALM strategy empowers management to make better decisions, thereby achieving business objectives and delivering value to the business. Gareth Mee and Sam Tufts will reinvigorate their talk from the Life Conference and Momentum Conference on ALM in the context of asset optimisation. In particular, the talk will focus on the following areas:

Deployment of assets in line with strategy:

  • Supply issues and competitive pressures on insurers investing in alternative / illiquid assets and potential impact on pricing / profits

Setting a capital efficient hedging strategy:

  • Post Solvency II – which balance sheet and risks should we be hedging?
  • Challenges presented by non-hedgeable market risks

Asset hypothecation:

  • Extracting maximum value and identifying opportunities
  • Improving decision-making tools and management of the business through dynamic ALM

Pricing new business competitively:

  • How dynamic ALM can increase competitiveness and profitability
Booking Please visit the Bristol Actuarial Society website to book a place at this event.

Who's who in the Bristol Actuarial Society

Officer Name Employer
President Owen Hewlett Willis Towers Watson
Secretary Alex Hoyes Lloyds Banking Group
Treasurer Samuel Kingdon Aon Hewitt
Secretary Adam Baxter BBS Consultants & Actuaries
Committee member Anna Bujok-Stone Willis Towers Watson
Committee member Andrea Nagy PwC
Committee member Sam Atureliya Lloyds Banking Group
Committee member Faith Mpatwa Canada Life
Committee member James Heffer Ernst & Young
Committee member Chris Wiltshire Aviva
Committee member Oliver Thorpe Aon Hewitt
Committee member John O'Malley Barnett Waddingham LLP
Committee member Tim Stanford Lloyds Banking Group

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