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Quality Assurance Scheme Committee

The Quality Assurance Scheme Committee is responsible for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ Quality Assurance Scheme accreditations.

The QAS Committee acts on behalf of the Regulatory Board to determine applications for QAS accreditation and to monitor those accreditations once awarded.  The full responsibilities of the QAS Committee are set out in the Terms of Reference.

QAS Committee members include lay people and a balanced representation of volunteers’ member from different industries and countries where the QAS operates.  Please see more information in the QAS Committee Member Biographies.

The purpose of the QAS Committee is to:

  • Review and approve QAS applications
  • Review and note Annual Return applications
  • Review and approve Senior Quality Assurance Representative (SQAR) nominations

The QAS Committee meets quarterly and has a lay Chair.

Committee members include lay people and a balanced representation of member volunteers from different practice areas.

Members:

  • Victor Olowe, Lay Chair
  • Iain McGrory, Lay Member
  • Helen Brown, Lay Member
  • Alison Carr, Lay Member
  • Chan Tze Leong
  • Alison Carr
  • Sophie Dignan 
  • Scott Cameron 

Executive:

  • Katie Wood, Quality Assurance Scheme Manager
  • Emma Gilpin, Head of Regulatory Policy
  • Ben Kemp, Director, General Counsel

The QAS Committee meets quarterly with a follow-up conference call to finalise any decisions.  The next scheduled quarterly meetings are:

  • 06 December 2021

 

APS QA1 professional standard and QAS Handbook

Contact Details

Quality Assurance Scheme

qas@actuaries.org.uk

QAS Team, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, Level 2 Exchange Crescent, 7 Conference Square, Edinburgh, EH3 8RA

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