The chairman of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), Sir Christopher Hogg, has announced the appointment of Keith Barton to the Board for Actuarial Standards
(BAS). The appointment is effective from 1 June 2010.
Barton has worked for Hewitt (formerly Bacon & Woodrow) since 1979 and has been a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries since 1981. He is scheme actuary to several large pension schemes, as well as a number of medium and smaller sized schemes. Barton is currently chairman of the Association of Consulting Actuaries; his term of office coming to an end on 31 May 2010.
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