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I became a Fellow of the IFoA in 2011. Before that, I spent 10 years studying for the IFoA and CAA actuarial exams, and gaining industry experience.
We regret to announce the death of our Past President, Jeremy Goford.
Jeremy was President of the Institute of Actuaries from 2002 to 2004. He died on 25 February 2017, aged 71.
Our sympathy and condolences go out to Jeremy's family and friends.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), through its Actuarial Research Centre, is inviting research teams and organisations to submit proposals for a research project on behavioural finance.
On Tuesday 7 February 2017, the General Insurance (GI) Board hosted an open forum at Staple Inn Hall to enable members to address and represent the GI perspective on the review of the Ogden discount rate. The occasion attracted 104 delegates who joined a hearty discussion around the possible impact of a rate change on reserving, capital modelling, underwriting and other areas.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS) accreditation to Steve Dixon Associates llp (SDA llp) after its successful application for inclusion in the flagship scheme
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has today (Friday 10 February 2017) responded to the Task Force for Climate-Related Financial Disclosure’s (TCFD) consultation on Recommendations for Climate Change Disclosure launched in December of last year.
In October 2016 we announced the changes that are being made to our curriculum in preparation for its launch in 2019.
The full new curriculum will be introduced from the April 2019 exam sitting. However, we will be introducing the new Personal and Professional Development (PPD) structure (which is replacing work-based skills) and the new format CA3 (now called CP3) from September 2017.
The International Actuarial Association Mortality Working Group, Chair Brian Ridsdale, works on mortality and longevity issues within the framework of the International Actuarial Association Mortality Group (IAA). It has now produced an Update from its latest meeting held in Cape Town, South Africa, on 19 and 21 November 2016
I would like to take this opportunity to wish all members and friends of the IFoA a very happy Chinese New Year.
Looking forward to the year ahead, I know the rooster is one of the most energetic, optimistic and confident of signs, and in that spirit I hope that we can work together to push actuaries and the IFoA to the forefront of people’s thinking. I am particularly excited about the IFoA’s Asia conference being held this May in Hong Kong and I hope to see many of you there, both old friends and new. With all the best for the year ahead.