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The London Institute of Banking & Finance appoints Professor Steven Haberman as Chairman

02 May, 2017Eoghan Hughes

The London Institute of Banking & Finance has appointed Professor Steven Haberman as Chair of its Board of Governors.

Professor Haberman is a distinguished academic and leading figure in the actuarial profession.  He has held a number of senior positions at City, University of London, and was Dean of Cass Business School from 2012-2015. He has published in excess of 200 research papers in the areas of longevity, pensions and annuities, and undertaken a variety of external appointments including  at Legal & General, the Financial Reporting Council and HM Government’s Actuary Department.

Commenting on his appointment, Professor Haberman said:

“The London Institute of Banking & Finance is a unique institution which plays a crucial role in developing talent for the banking industry domestically and internationally.  I am delighted to be joining the Board as we build on the excellent progress made under Dr Paul Fisher”.

Amanda Francis, Deputy Chair of the Board of Governors, said:

“The London Institute of Banking & Finance Board of Governors is delighted that Professor Haberman has accepted the role.  He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and insight in both business education and financial services.  His guidance and leadership will be invaluable in further establishing the organisation as a leading exponent of lifelong learning in banking and finance and a globally-recognised provider of outstanding financial education.”

Professor Haberman will officially take up the post in June and replaces Dr Paul Fisher, formerly Deputy Head of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Executive Director for Supervisory Risk and Regulatory Operations at the Bank of England, who is stepping down after six years in the role.

For more information on The London Institute of Banking & Finance, please visit: www.libf.ac.uk