Disciplinary Committee

The Disciplinary Committee oversees the management of the IFoA’s Disciplinary Scheme



The Disciplinary Committee’s responsibilities include:

  • setting guidance on policies and procedures
  • setting timeframes for processes
  • organising training for disciplinary pool members
  • producing an annual report to Regulatory Board

Further detail can be found in the Disciplinary Committee’s Terms of Reference.


The Disciplinary Committee meets at least 4 times a year. Once approved, the minutes of the meeting are published with redactions only being made for reasons of confidentiality. The latest minutes can be viewed below.


The committee is comprised of at least 2 Fellows and 3 lay members, including the Chair. The current members of the committee are:

  • Nicola Williams (Chair)
  • Jeremy Hill FIA
  • Robert Garvin FIA
  • Velia Soames
  • Rosalyn Hayles

View the committee’s:

Secretary: Sarah Borthwick

Determinations Review Sub-Committee

The Disciplinary Committee oversees the operation of the scheme and is assisted by the Determinations Review Sub-Committee. This sub-committee reviews all determinations issued and provides recommendations to the Disciplinary Committee.

For more details, visit the Determinations Review Sub-Committee page.

Disciplinary Board annual reports

The Disciplinary Board reported annually to Council. Past annual reports can be viewed below. The Disciplinary Committee currently reports to the Regulatory Board and contributes to the Regulatory Board’s annual report.

Contacting the committee

If you wish to contact the Disciplinary Committee or find out anything further about its work, you can email disciplinary.committee@actuaries.org.uk.