The Staple Inn Actuarial Society was originally founded in 1910 as the Institute of Actuaries Students’ Society. Its original objectives were to assist students in preparing for actuarial exams and to provide a forum to practice public speaking. Over time SIAS has evolved to become a body with over 5,500 members around the world to both:

  • Support the professional interests of younger members of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (“IFoA”), particularly students and those with up to five years post-qualification experience.
  • Act as the regional actuarial society for London and South East England.

On 01 July 2017, SIAS’s business was transferred into the newly established Staple Inn Actuarial Society Limited, a company limited by a guarantee. This move better manages any personal liability resulting from the societies’ activities and makes contracting with other companies simpler. Registration documentation for Staple Inn Actuarial Society Limited:

SIAS is governed by a committee of 15 members. Click here for more details.

Social & Programme
SIAS arranges a wide variety of activities, both professional and social events, allowing members to develop professionally and network with fellow actuaries and members of the actuarial community. The busy social and programme calendars include such highlights as the Annual Ball and Jubilee Lecture respectively. View the complete upcoming list of events on our website here.

Last but not least, SIAS, in partnership with The Brokerage CityLink, provides introductory sessions on the actuarial profession to inner city sixth form students in London. These sessions help to raise awareness of the actuarial profession and its work, while providing actuaries with an opportunity to develop their presentation skills. Click here for more details of SIAS’s charitable activities.

Please explore the various pages in this section to find out more about SIAS and its history.

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