IFoA Presidential Address 2024

Wed 31 Jul 2024 -
11:00 - 12:00

Kartina Tahir Thomson’s inaugural Presidential Address will take place on Wednesday 31 July at 11:00 BST.

Attendees have the option to join in-person at Staple Inn in London or online when registering.

Order of the day

  • 10.00 – Refreshments available
  • 11.00 –  Presidential address
  • 12.00 – Networking with drinks and canapes

Featured Speakers

Kartina brings 25 years of diverse actuarial, risk management, governance, and regulatory experience. Her prior experience includes a Big-Four audit firm, the Bank of England, global insurance carriers, and brokers. Her most recent executive role is with WTW, the largest global insurance consultancy, as a Senior Director where she leads the risk, regulation, and governance proposition. Kartina also has non-executive experience, most recently for an FTSE-listed company and a fintech firm.

As a subject matter expert in the UK and European insurance regulation, she advises firms on resolving their regulatory issues and adding business value by helping boards in their decision-making. From roles as Chief Risk Officer, a member of the supervisory panel at the Bank of England, and a partner to C-suites and boards of various firms, she brings practical experience to business solutions.

Kartina holds leadership positions in the actuarial profession in the UK and globally. She has served on the IFoA Council for the past seven years and was a member of its Audit and Risk Committee. She was also on the Board of Directors of the Actuarial Association of Europe for four years.

Kartina is passionate about inclusion, social mobility, and education, which she has channelled through her role as the Chair of the IFoA Foundation for the past three years. She mobilised the charity to make a remarkable impact on the next generation of actuaries and the wider actuarial community.

Kartina became President-elect in September 2023 and President in July 2024.

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Staple Inn and online

1-3 Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QH

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