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The Actuary The magazine of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries

Actuary member of medal-winning Irish bridge team

The Irish bridge team won a silver medal at the 48th European Bridge team championships held in Warsaw from 12 to 26 August. One of the members of the team was Tommy Garvey, an actuary. Tommy is senior consultant with Aon Asset Management in London.

Ireland secured the silver medal position with a score of 594 VPs. Gold went to the Italian team of professional players on a score of 665 VPs and bronze went to Norway on a score of 590 VPs. By finishing in the leading six in these championships, Ireland has qualified for the first time for the Bermuda Bowl – World Championships – to be held in Shanghai, China in October 2007.