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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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Events calendar

  • India Town Hall

    Webinar
    28 January 2021

    Spaces available

    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual India Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Member Mahidhara Davangere and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann. 

  • Spaces available

    What are the options for the world economy looking ahead?

    In this Thought Leadership Lecture, Economist, Vicky Pryce, will be discussing world economic trends, including the differences in geographical performance and how output is recovering and where.

  • Spaces available

    Trust and Leadership for Actuaries

    Led by Dr. Jim Baxter, University of Leeds, this webinar introduces some key ideas in the ethics of trust, with a particular focus on those in, or on the path to, leadership roles. Dr Baxter is joined by a panel of experienced leaders who will give their personal perspectives on how they understand the value of trust and how they seek to promote and inspire trust, drawing on their experiences of leadership. The panel includes:

  • Health and Care Hot Topics webinar

    Online webinar
    10 February 2021

    Spaces available

    In this webinar, we have two presentations showing the latest research on the implications for life and health insurers of two key issues: genomics and pandemic risk.

    Dr Peter Joshi and Paul Timmers will share their research on how well-established underwriting processes can allow for genomics in predicting expected mortality and morbidity. They will then discuss the potential for stratified screening and personalised medicine to improve health and reduce claim costs.

  • Spaces available

    As the world’s attention begins to turn to COP26 later this year in Glasgow, Sarah Gordon (Chief Executive, Impact Investing Institute) will share her vision for how the financial services industry can deliver for people and the planet, as well as how to encourage more investment with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.

  • Sub-Saharan Africa Town Hall

    26 February 2021

    Spaces available

    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual SSA Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor with IFoA Council Members Mukami Njeru, Prosper Matiashe and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.

  • MENAP Town Hall

    2 March 2021

    Spaces available

    IFoA Immediate Past President John Taylor would like to invite you to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA) virtual MENAP Town Hall 2021, hosted by John Taylor and IFoA Chief Executive, Stephen Mann.