The IFoA Regulation Board has recently made three new appointments. These include two new lay members, Helen Brown and Sue Lewis, as well as Simon Martin, who has been appointed as a new practitioner member to the Board, filling a vacant position.
Helen Brown has a non-executive portfolio in insurance and the charitable sector, building on her 29-year career as a senior executive at AIG and Accenture, with international operating experience and deep expertise in strategy, transformation and governance in the insurance industry. She holds non-executive positions at the EdTech charity, Founders4Schools and The Data Lab. She joined the IFoA’s QAS Sub Committee as a lay member in 2019, and the Regulation Board in 2020.
Sue Lewis was previously a senior Treasury official, and her more recent experience includes: chairing the FCA’s independent Financial Services Consumer Panel; trustee director at The People’s Pension; lay member of the Chartered Insurance Institute Professional Standards Committee; and lay member of the Chartered Banker Professional Standards Board. Sue has also been a beneficiary representative on the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority’s Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group, and advised international organisations on financial education, financial inclusion and financial services consumer protection regulation.
Simon Martin has recently retired, having been a pensions and investment specialist for nearly 40 years. Simon has made valuable contributions to the profession, including via involvement in the design and delivery of CPD and professionalism courses for new and experienced members. He has been an IFoA staff actuary, and an investigation actuary under the Discipline Scheme. For the past six years, Simon has been a member of the Disciplinary Board. Before he retired, Simon was a partner in the Retirement and Investment Business at Aon, specialising in delivering investment advice to defined benefit pension schemes.
We are delighted to welcome Helen, Sue and Simon. For further information on the Regulation Board, please go to bit.ly/3btyEPi