In 2016, under the leadership of the then immediate past president Nick Salter, the IFoA published a four-year diversity strategy: a thoughtful and informed plan to promote recognition, understanding and respect of our members’, volunteers’ and colleagues’ individual differences.
Research carried out by the University of East Anglia as part of the IFoA Actuarial Research Centre’s (ARC) Big Health and Actuarial Data Research Programme has led to an app that could help illustrate the effects of various medical and lifestyle factors on life expectancy.
During this unusual time we know our members want quick and reliable access to authoritative, evidence-based information. If you haven’t yet taken a look, we would encourage members to view our Pandemics Hub (bit.ly/3fOKEtc). On this page you will find a wealth of resources – from blogs and The Actuary magazine articles to information from organisations and academia, as well as regular mortality updates from the CMI.
The IFoA Review Team has launched the General Insurance Pricing Thematic Review. This will focus on actuarial involvement in pricing for UK home and motor insurance in order to understand actuaries’ roles in this area. The team will seek to identify best practice and highlight areas where education or guidance could be enhanced to better support members.