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North West Actuarial Society - Past events


Date Topic Speaker/Social Event
9 May 2017 Revised Technical Actuarial Standards (TASs)  
7 February 2017 An introduction to the new General Data Protection Regulation

Peter Budd, Partner at Gately plc

13 December 2016 Extraordinary General Meeting

The object of the meeting was to ratify the proposed new Society Rules and structure, which the Committee drafted and put forward with the aim of improving the service we provide to our members.

1 December 2016 Mastering the master trust market Fiona Matthews, Willis Towers Watson
15 November 2016 Economic update Simon Hill, Xerox
1 November 2016 Topical update in pensions Simon Daniel, Eversheds


Date Topic Speaker/Social Event
26 May 2016 NWaS Annual Dinner and AGM Colin Wilson, President-elect, IFoA
18 May 2016 Five-a-Side Tournament Social event
28 April 2016 Actuarial exams review Karen Brocklesby, Registrar, and Paul King
19 April 2016 EU Referendum: status, impact, discussion, actuarial solution Tim Werkhoven, Policy Adviser, IFoA
11 February 2016 Professional Skills for Experienced Members Malcolm Slee, Senior Enterprise Risk Manager, Aviva
January 2016 IFoA Question Time

Presented by Nigel Jones, NWaS President

  • Mike Williams (Royal London), representing Life
  • Emma Lawson (Cooperative Insurance) representing General Insurance
  • Tony Clare (Deloitte) representing Pensions
26 November 2015 Annual Pub Quiz Social event
24 November 2015 Risk Framework Roadshow Christine McConnell, Head of Regulatory Compliance, IFoA, and Phil Doggart, Policy Manager, IFoA
22 October 2015 Ten-pin bowling tournament Social event
17 September 2015 Opportunities and challenges for life insurers in non-traditional assets Gareth Mee


Date Topic Speaker/Social event
7 August 2015 Five-a-Side Football Tournament Social event
18 June 2015 North West Actuarial Society Annual Dinner Guest of honour, Nick Salter, President, IFoA
9 June 2015 APS X2: Review of Actuarial Work Members of the IFoA General Counsel Team
14 May 2015 Model risk - Daring to open the black box Louise Witts and Andreas Tsanakas on behalf of the Model Risk Working Party
5 March 2015 Solvency II - Asset look-through George McCutcheon, FRS. 
3 February 2015 Leading your career Russell Borland and Thomas Chalmers, Leading Figures. Introduced by Dr David Hare, Immediate Past President of the IFoA.
14 January 2015 The developments and strategy of the IFoA moving forward Derek Cribb, CEO, IFoA
4 December 2014 NWAS Christmas Pub Quiz Social event
19 November 2014 Silver Blaze: What Sherlock Holmes could tell us about gilt yields and inflation Simon Hill, Chief Investment Officer, Buck Consultants

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