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Member benefits

Your membership of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) connects you to a vibrant global community and supports your career development and growth

 

On a professional level, membership of the IFoA is valued very highly – it has effectively opened doors for me to find actuarial employment in different countries. I look to the IFoA as a model for professionalism and integrity.
Shriram Mulgund, Life Member, Canada

Your member benefits

Qualifications that keep pace with business need

  • Gain a qualification that’s in demand from business, organisations, and governments worldwide: CAA Global, Associateship and Fellowship
  • A growing range of post-qualification certificates: including Certified Enterprise Risk Actuary and Data Science
  • Educational resources, examination support, counselling and Acted online forum to support your learning

Regulation and professional integrity

  • Practice in line with The Actuaries’ Code, our global ethical framework
  • Effective regulation and practice certification to ensure public trust and support
  • Proportionate and transparent system of peer discipline protects your professional reputation
  • IFoA Quality Assurance Standard recognises employer excellence

Supporting your career

  • An annual programme of fresh professional skills development to keep you at the cutting edge
  • Over 100 live and digital events every year, from short technical sessional meetings to major conferences
  • Lifelong learning resources on a range of emerging fields and topics

A global professional community

  • Networking events, webinars and a dedicated global membership support team
  • Get The Actuary magazine and regular newsletters tailored to your interests
  • Join any of seven major practice areas and dozens of working parties
  • IFoA Buddy System offers 1-2-1 support and connection between members

Research, knowledge and thought leadership

  • Enjoy access to a range of high-quality focused events, library, journals and publications
  • Get Actuarial Research Centre reports on the latest research in the field of actuarial science
  • Contribute to and access original research from our working groups and research parties
  • Benefit from IFoA thought leadership with our lecture series and programme of original thought leadership content

Volunteering opportunities

  • Benefit from a host of unique volunteering opportunities, from showcasing the profession to the next generation as a Career Ambassador to supporting the education of other actuaries
  • Step forward to play an essential leadership role and help steer the profession into the future

Advocating for the profession

  • Our award-winning policy, public affairs and communication capacity ensures the voice of the profession is heard
  • Join a profession that supports the public interest by bringing the actuarial perspective to issues of global importance, from climate change to social care

Contact Details

If you have any questions about membership please contact

membership@actuaries.org.uk

We aim to respond to all initial enquiries within two working days.

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Events calendar

  • Spaces available

    Climate-Related Risk - This free to view webinar on Climate-Related Risk is the first in a series focusing on some of the ‘Hotspots’ identified in the JFAR Risk Perspective bringing the Risk Perspective to life with practical illustrations and insights from subject experts from the IFoA and other Regulators

  • Spaces available

    Recent decades have seen institutions, such as employers and financial services, give people more choice and flexibility, but these freedoms have come with more responsibilities. Individuals are now responsible for managing more of their own financial risks, from ensuring they put enough money into their pension to securing affordable protection to be financially resilient.

  • Actuarial Innovation in the COVID-19 era

    This event is online. 
    26 April 2021 - 7 May 2021
    Spaces available

    Join us for this brand new IFoA webinar weries comprising of a fortnight of webinars, panel sessions and a hackathon, that showcase the range of ways in which the actuarial profession has added value, in the public interest, to the understanding and management of the current and future pandemics through insight and learning.

  • Spaces available

    This event is now temporarily closed on Monday 26 April, but the session will be repeated on Tuesday 27 April, 09.00-10.30. Please click here to register your place. 

    Actuaries have a lot to offer biodiversity management over the next decade as the world develops more depth to its response to this global challenge. This sessional offers an opportunity to learn about this emergent risk, to contribute to our thinking as a profession and help us develop the next steps forward.

  • Europe Town Hall

    28 April 2021

    Spaces available

    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual Europe Town Hall, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Members Alan Rae, Jennifer Hartley, Maribel Vasquez Flores and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.

  • Spaces available

    Sessional Meeting - Free to viewMis-estimation risk is a key element of demographic risk, and past work has focused on mis-estimation risk on a run-off basis.  However, this does not meet the requirements of regulatory regimes like Solvency II, which demands that capital requirements are set through the prism of a finite horizon like one year.  This paper presents a value-at-risk approach to mis-estimation risk suitable for Solvency II work

  • Finance & Investment Virtual Conference 2021

    Available to watch globally in May.
    10-12 May 2021
    Spaces available

    This year's Finance and Investment Virtual Conference takes on the timely theme of ‘resilience’, something we have all learnt a lot more about in the last year! Our diverse range of talks will explore the theme of resilience in a variety of ways including in building robust investment portfolios, in the incorporation of ESG factors, in govern

  • Spaces available

    This talk will explore the potential benefits that wearable tech can bring to health & protection insurers and their customers. The traditional approach of integrating wearables into insurance has largely focused on measuring steps and using rewards-based incentive programs to encourage more activity.

  • Spaces available

    Join us for this talk with Professor Sir Adrian Smith as part of the 'Dr Patrick Poon Presidential Speaker Series'. Professor Smith joined The Alan Turing Institute as Institute Director and Chief Executive in September 2018. In November 2020, he became President of the Royal Society, in addition to his leadership of the Turing. He is also a member of the government's AI Council, which helps boost AI growth in the UK and promote its adoption and ethical use in businesses and organisations across the country. He received a knighthood in the 2011 New Year Honours list.

     

  • CILA 2021

    Available to watch globally in May.
    19-21 May 2021
    Spaces available

    We continue to live in a world of global uncertainty. Survival depends on our ability to simultaneously navigate through the diverse root-causes, ranging from: the consequences of Climate Change; on-going financial consequences of the COVID pandemic; or self-imposed changes in regulatory requirements and accounting standards.

  • Pensions Conference 2021

    Online webinar series
    16-22 June 2021
    Spaces available

    Welcome to the programme for our 2nd Virtual Pensions Conference. This year's conference features 11 webinars offering members and non-members the opportunity to get up to date content from leading experts in the pension industry. There will also be opportunity to ask questions and contribute to the discussion.