PwC Insurance Summit Set For November 1

September 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The PwC Insurance Summit, set to be held on November 1, will feature a number of draws, including keynote speakers Eric Andersen, Co-President, Aon plc, and Michael Butt, Chairman of the Board, AXIS Capital Holdings.

A spokesperson said, “As Bermuda’s largest reinsurance conference, the PwC Insurance Summit is pleased to bring together a diverse set of thought leaders to discuss strategies to adapt and thrive in the fast evolving insurance and reinsurance market.

“The annual conference on November 1, presented this year with the Financial Times, will feature two keynote speakers: Eric Andersen, Co-President, Aon plc, and Michael Butt, Chairman of the Board, AXIS Capital Holdings. They will focus on the topic: A Perfect Storm – Where Challenging Market Forces, Structural Changes and Disruptive Technologies Collide as well as considerations for the future of the industry.

“In addition, the Hon. E. David Burt, Premier and Minister of Finance, will take the stage for a conversation with Robert Armstrong, Chief Editorial Writer, Financial Times.

“Eight leading women in the global insurance industry are among this year’s panelists including Pina Albo, CEO, Hamilton Insurance Group, who will take part in the CEO Dialogue panel with Marc Grandisson, President & CEO, Arch Capital Group, Chris O’Kane, Group CEO, Aspen Insurance, and Mark Watson, CEO, Argo Group.

Andre McGregor, Global Head of Security, TLDR Capital and former FBI Cyber Special Agent; Pina Albo, CEO, Hamilton Insurance Group, Michael Butt, Chairman of the Board, AXIS Capital Holdings:

PwC Insurance Summit Bermuda September 2018 (1)

“Other women executives speaking at the PwC Insurance Summit include Jean Vernor, Head of Incubator, New Strategic Markets, Munich Re, US; Cory Anger, Managing Director & Global Head ILS Origination & Structuring, GC Securities; Judith Klugman, Global Co-Head of ILS, Swiss Re Capital Markets Laura Taylor, Managing Principal & Chief Financial Officer, Nephila Capital; Annette Kurtzweil, Chief Risk Officer, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions North America; Judy Gonsalves, Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer, Chubb Bermuda; and Susan Joseph, North America Representative, B3i.”

Pina Albo, CEO, Hamilton Insurance Group, said, “It’s my pleasure to join the other panelists for the CEO Dialogue. As one of the newer members of the Bermuda market, I’m looking forward to discussing the rapidly changing landscape, how we’re all adapting to the demands of a digital world, and what the insurer of the future looks like.”

Arthur Wightman, PwC Bermuda leader, said, “We have presented an annual reinsurance conference in Bermuda for more than a decade during which time we have seen fundamental transformation in the industry and the entire insurance business model disrupted.”

Arthur Wightman:

Arthur Wightman Bermuda September 2018

“Our theme this year is strategies for success in the new reality and we are pleased the Financial Times, a leading global media brand, is partnering with us to present what will be our most innovative, dynamic and interactive forum to date with an incredibly diverse set of global thought leaders as panelists.

“We are looking forward to hosting the PwC Insurance Summit on November 1 and we hope our friends and colleagues across the insurance and financial services sectors will join us to support the Island’s premier reinsurance conference and hear the perspectives of its leading voices.”

“The PwC Insurance Summit takes place November 1, 2018 at the Hamilton Princess. CPE! Professionals will be eligible to receive CPE for attending this event.

“The full line up of speakers may be viewed online. Over 200 attendees are expected from dozens of leading global re/insurers, brokers and other organisations in Bermuda, the US, Canada and Europe.

“Panels include:

  • CEO Dialogue: Charting a Course for the Future
  • Is the Insurer of the Future a Tech Company?
  • Doubling Down on Alternative Capital
  • CFO Dialogue: Steering the Business Towards Profitable Growth
  • Venturing into the Realm of Known Unknowns: Emerging Risks Insights
  • Spotlight on US Tax Reform
  • Spotlight on Blockchain: Strategies for the Road Ahead [Featuring B3i’s leadership]

“Registration is now open – click here to a link to register and view agenda.”

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