Colin Wilson, Deputy Government Actuary, has been elected as the next President-elect of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).
Colin is responsible within the Government Actuary’s Department (GAD) for technical oversight of projects covering pensions, social security, general insurance, investment and risk.
He has been a Fellow of the IFoA since 1996. He is also a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary (CERA) since 2012. Colin has a long history of volunteering with the IFoA and he has been a member of Council from 2002 – 2008, and from 2013 to date. Colin will take up his position as President-elect in June 2015 and will take on the role of President in June 2016.
Commenting on the appointment, Martin Clarke, Government Actuary, said: “I am delighted for Colin to be recognised by his professional peers in this way. It is a great opportunity for him to lead a 25,500-strong profession of actuaries spread across the world and it is an honour for GAD that he has been elected to this leadership role.”
Colin said: “I am truly honoured that my fellow Council members have elected me to the Presidential team. I am optimistic about the future of the actuarial profession, and am committed to building on the foundations laid by my predecessors and to push to expand the range of actuarial work beyond its traditional boundaries”
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