One of the key elements of our strategy is ‘to offer excellent support that meets members’ varied and evolving needs’
As part of this drive for excellence, the 400 Club was established in December 2011 to give members an effective voice and to help us track our progress. The IFoA Directors, Council and Management Board value this feedback which is shared with all members. Login to view the 400 Club Feedback Reports.
How it operates: 400 Club members receive an online survey up to six times a year seeking their views on issues relevant to the profession and its membership
The commitment is not onerous. Volunteers in the 400 Club have between two and three weeks to complete each online survey and to share their views. One member of the 400 Club, says,
The IFoA has taken a genuine interest in the 400 Club and it has been a real pleasure seeing our opinions implemented in practice. It is a great opportunity to help shape the way the IFoA interacts with members and I would encourage any of my fellow members to take part.
All members of the IFoA are encouraged to volunteer to join the 400 Club
- 1 January 2019
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