Fiona Morrison, a partner at Lane Clark & Peacock, has today been announced as the next president-elect of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
Morrison, who is also currently a member of the council of the IFoA and is Court Assistant of the Worshipful Company of Actuaries, will take up the post in June. She will continue in her role at LCP alongside her IFoA position.
She succeeds Nick Salter who becomes the new president of the IFoA taking over from David Hare. Morrison will take on the role of president in 2015.
Commenting on the appointment, Hare said: 'I am pleased to announce that the IFoA's council has voted Fiona Morrison as the president-elect. Fiona has been an active volunteer at the IFoA for many years and I am delighted that she will help lead the organisation, building on the solid foundations that have been laid before her.'
Morrison said she was honoured to accept the appointment. 'I look forward to working with our members across the globe to ensure that we continue to meet their professional needs, and maintain our reputation as a high quality, public interest processional body,' she said.
She holds a degree in mathematics from Cambridge University. Upon graduating in 1979 she joined LCP and became a partner of the firm in 1984 where she focuses on UK pensions.
Salter added: 'I am delighted that Fiona has been elected to follow me as president of the IFoA. I have known her for a long time and really look forward to working with her over the next two years.'