The Ageing Population MIG focused on the financial and actuarial implications of an ageing population from a public interest standpoint. The group held its last meeting in 2013

Objectives:

The group's work mainly focused on the financial and actuarial implications of demography in the public interest.

  • Keeping abreast of issues affecting demography and the financial implications to the UK population, and keeping members up-to-date on upcoming research, events and news
  • Raising awareness of the opportunities available to actuaries in this area and the values actuaries can contribute
  • Keeping abreast of all related Government initiatives and participating in consultations to help influence Government policy
  • Carrying out research and contributing to debate on demography issues in the public interest.  The group will work with the Institute and Faculty and other external organisations and professions to achieve this

Membership:

The group was led by chair Andrew Bryan.

  • Deborah Cooper
  • Adrian Gallop
  • Aldo Mendieta
  • Joynur Rahman
  • Colin Redman
  • Tony Salter
  • Aidan Smith

Outputs:

For 16 years, the group was successful in promoting ageing population issues always from a public interest standpoint, holding three conferences (each being able to attract well known speakers, including Frank Field and Andrew Dilnot), sponsoring a series of papers, linking up with outside organisations, in particular the International Longevity Centre, and publishing the book ‘100 years of State Pension.’

Contact Details

If you want more information about Member Interest Groups, or would like to start one, please contact the Professional Communities Team:

memberInterestGroups@actuaries.org.uk

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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.