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Brexit podcast series

Listen to the IFoA’s Brexit podcast series, covering the various implications of Brexit for actuaries, the industries they work in, and the customers those industries serve.

Episode 1

In Episode 1, the IFoA’s Head of Public Affairs Henry Thompson spoke to Tanisha Aggarwal, Account Director at Hannover Communications, about the big picture of Brexit for financial services firms. Listen to this episode for an overview of the current state of play and political landscape surrounding Brexit.


Episode 2

In Episode 2, IFoA Policy Manager Catherine Burtle spoke to Karen Brolly, Chair of the Life Insurance Board, about the potential implications of Brexit for UK based Life insurance customers. This episode covers consumer protections, and the practicalities of Brexit for customers, as well as the potential broader implications for financial stability and longevity/morbidity.

Episode 3 

In Episode 3, the IFoA’s Head of Public Affairs spoke to Chris Reynolds, Chair of the IFoA’s Health and Care Board, about the potential implications of Brexit for actuaries working in the health and care space. In this episode hear how Brexit might impact protection product policy holders, the social care system, the UK’s access to medicine and medical supplies and what might happen on gender neutral pricing for UK policyholders.

Episode 4

In Episode 4, the IFoA’s Media Relations Manager Sonia Sequeira spoke to IFoA Fellows Nick Dumbreck, Kartina Tahir-Thompson and Grahame Stott about the IFoA’s relationship with the Actuarial Association of Europe (AAE). Listen to this episode to hear more about the IFoA’s ongoing work with the AAE and how the two organisations plan to move forward in 2021 and beyond.


Episode 5 

In Episode 5, the IFoA’s Media Relations Manager Sonia Sequeira spoke to IFoA Fellows Stewart Mitchell and Cat Drummond. Both are partners at Lane Clark and Peacock, specialising in insurance consulting. Listen to this episode to hear more about the possible impact of Brexit on those working in General Insurance.

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