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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 Insurance v Banking: Who wins the capital battle?
Date 18 April 2017
Time 17.30 for start at 18.00
Venue PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Speakers Andrew Kenyon and Stuart Morris
About the event

A reinvigorated talk from the latest Life Conference, Andrew and Stuart will look at some of the similarities and differences between the regulatory frameworks applying to banks and insurance companies in the context of Solvency II.

In particular, they focus on areas such as the definition and level of capital (e.g. RWA v SCR), capital buffers, Global Systemically Important Institutions (G-SIIs) vs. Global Systemically Important Banks (G-SIBs) and ask whether there are any opportunities arising from key differences in capital treatment.

Booking Please visit the Bristol Actuarial Society website to register for this event.

Who's who in the Bristol Actuarial Society

Officer Name Employer
President Gavin Giles BBS Consultants & Actuaries
Secretary Alex Hoyes Lloyds Banking Group
Treasurer Tim Stanforth Aon Hewitt
Membership Secretary Adam Baxter BBS Consultants & Actuaries
Ordinary members

Sam Atureliya 
Anna Bujok-Stone
Rebecca Brown 
James Heffer 
Alice Cartner 
Chris Wiltshire 
Zijan Chong 
Elizabeth Aylott 
Anna Bolton

Watson Wyatt
Friends Life
Ernst & Young
Friends Life
AXA Wealth
Barnett Waddingham
Canada Life

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Contact Details

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