Professional Skills Working Group

Our Professional Skills Working Group (PSWG) works to:

  • develop diverse and stimulating content for both generic and practice specific professionalism CPD
  • embed the Actuaries’ Code and professional and ethical behaviour in the IFoA’s professional skills training

The PSWG consists of volunteers from a diverse membership base and executive staff from the IFoA’s General Counsel and Education Partnerships and Lifelong Learning Team.

The group's full responsibilities are set out in the Professional Skills Working Group terms of reference (PDF, 400 KB).


The volunteer members are:

  • Peter Heffernan (Chair)
  • Graham Black
  • Sally Calder
  • Richard Chalk
  • Jane Hamilton
  • Sonal Shah
  • Ben Stroud
  • Neil Walton

The work of the PSWG is supported by a wider pool of professional volunteers who facilitate events and present online.

View the members’ biographies (PDF, 250 KB)

Executive team

The executive team is made up of:

  • Stephanie McGowan, Senior Regulatory Manager
  • Mairi MacIntyre, Professional Skills Manager
  • Victoria Campbell, Professional Skills Executive
Contact Details:

Contact Details:

For further information please contact the Professional Skills team.