The French Institute of Actuaries organizes and represents the profession in France. It guarantees the provision of high-quality actuarial services, which comply with standards and professional ethics and ensure long- term balance. The Institute requirements and responsibilities are increasing, as risks proliferate and prudential guidelines change, putting the actuary at the heart of the economic challenges facing our society. Almost 3000 French actuaries are members of the Institute of Actuaries.
The French Society of Statistics's (SFdS) aim is to promote the use and understanding of statistics, and to foster its methodological development. To accomplish this goal, it eases the flow of information between statisticians working at administrations, businesses and research/teaching. Within the SFdS, the BFA group's objective is to organize a structured dynamics in the field of statistics, with applications in finance and actuarial sciences, to facilitate the exchanges between academics and professionals of banks and (re)insurances. To this end, conferences, seminars, education programs and working groups are organized regularly. It promotes the job of statistician and reinforce links between French and European professionals. Any statistician, member of the SFdS and working in Finance or Actuarial Science, is invited to register to our group BFA, to receive any information on its activity ; there is no extra fee