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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has confirmed the election of Amlan Roy and Paul Johnson as Honorary Fellows.
Both Amlan and Paul were nominated by the IFoA’s Council. Their election was confirmed by an online members’ vote conducted by Civica Election Services in May 2020.
Mahima Agarwal of the IFoA’s Diversity Advisory Group looks at the need for mental health support services, exacerbated by the coronavirus crisis.
A year after their 2019 paper "Understanding Central Bank Digital Currencies" (CBDC), the Cashless Society Working Party is revisiting the topic with a blog series. In this last blog, Orla Ward discusses the importance of trust in the monetary system.
During the coronavirus pandemic, the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) is publishing weekly UK mortality analysis through its mortality monitor. This week’s update shows the position as at week 23 of 2020 (30 May to 5 June) based on provisional England & Wales deaths data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on 16 June 2020.
The key points of this update are:
The results of the 2020 Council Elections were announced at the IFoA’s Annual General Meeting, which was held by live webinar today.
Seven members were elected to the vacant General constituency seats: Cherry Chan, Mahidhara Davangere, Mukami Njeru, Danny Quant, Kartina Tahir Thomson, Peter Tompkins, and Maribel Vasquez Flores. Three members were elected to the vacant Scottish constituency seats: Dermot Grenham, Sarah Neil, and Craig Ritchie.
Congratulations to all our new Council members, and many thanks to all who stood for election for their excellent candidacy.
The IFoA values equality and diversity in all that we do and condemns any kind of racism. Find out more about how we seek to do this on our diversity pages.
In this piece, Chika Aghadiuno, Chair of the IFoA’s Diversity Advisory Group reflects upon the Black Lives Matter movement which has shaken societies around the world and propelled issues around discrimination to the forefront of our global conversation.
Population Health Management aims to achieve the best mix of health outcomes across the diverse members of a population, given the mix of services available in the health and care system.
In 2019, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) identified PHM as a key component of its Long Term Plan. The actuarial profession is well-placed to support the demographic, risk modelling and analytical capability required to successfully embed PHM, whilst being highly focused on the public interest and ethical issues that can arise from such techniques.
Paul Harwood, Member of the Risk Management Board, shares his thoughts.
‘Risk Management in a Digital World’ is one of the most interesting and forward-looking of our working parties. It is concerned with risks that haven’t been created yet. Seeing into the future is hard for anyone, which is why their first output was a summary view of InsurTech development.