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IFoA confirms Matt Saker as next President-Elect

Matt Saker, next IFoA President-electThe Institute and Faculty of Actuaries is delighted to announce that Matt Saker has been confirmed as the next President-Elect.

Matt will assume this role in June 2021, as Dr Louise Pryor becomes President. Matt will serve as IFoA President from June 2022.

Matt has 30 years’ experience working as an actuary in the life and general insurance industry.

After an 18 year career working as a consultant, Matt joined Aviva in 2009 and currently holds the role of Group Chief Actuary, with responsibility for all aspects of the Group’s actuarial methodology in respect of both Life and General Insurance.

Matt is currently leading the development of data science within his actuarial team and the embedding of climate risk within Aviva’s Risk management Framework.

Matt plays an active role in the UK actuarial profession and was elected onto Council in 2016, before joining the Regulation Board in 2018. More recently Matt has been closely involved in the profession’s response to climate change.

Matt said:

“I am delighted for the support shown by my fellow Council members in choosing me as their next president-elect. I am really excited by the prospect of joining the presidential team and I can’t wait to get started on the tasks of connecting with our members and driving forward the implementation of the IFoA’s strategy.”