ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

After a decade of market softening and steady widening of terms and conditions, recently London Market carriers have become far more active in managing the underperforming sections of their portfolios. 

 

Lacklustre classes have been re-underwritten or dropped altogether and greater focus applied to trimming loss ratios and enhancing prospective returns.

 

Following the catastrophe events of the past 2 years, even the most indiscriminate of ILS investors are also becoming more discerning in their allocations of capital.

 

Pricing and prospective returns have already responded positively in many lines. How should London carriers build on this positive momentum?

 

How should the leadership of the London Market be positioning itself now that so much progress has been so hard-won?

 

However capacity remains abundant and pricing is looking more attractive, so how long can this new-found discipline last?

 

How should brokers and their clients best navigate this changing world?


WHY ATTEND?

Join us on 7 November at The Insurance Insider London Market Conference at the best attended, most thought-provoking and strategic event for (re)insurance professionals, executives and advisers involved with the London market.

 

Learn the latest thinking from an unrivalled gathering of industry luminaries and make the most of extensive opportunities to network with them and all of your sector peers.

SPEAKER LINE-UP

AGENDA

Full schedule of keynotes, sessions, and workshops

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Pina Albo

CEO
Hamilton Insurance Group

Steve Arora

CEO
AXIS Re

Sheila Cameron

CEO
Lloyd's Market Association

Ben Canagaretna

Group Chief Actuary
Barbican Insurance Group

Stephen Catlin

Chairman and Chief Executive
Convex Group Limited

Emma McGovern

Customer Sucess Manager
Cytora

Dominic Christian

Global Chairman, Reinsurance Solutions
Aon

Lucy Clarke

President
Marsh JLT Specialty

David Flandro

Managing Director, Analytics
Hyperion X

Antonello Aquino

Associate Managing Director

EMEA Insurance Head & Africa Banking Moodys 

Paul Greensmith

CEO
Catlin Underwriting Agencies & XL Catlin Insurance Company UK

David Howden

CEO
Hyperion

Sue Langley

Non-Executive Chairman
Gallagher UK

Bronek Masojada

Chairman
Placing Platform Limited

Steve McGill CBE

Chairman & Chief Executive
McGill & Partners

Martin Membery

Partner
Sidley Austin

Frank Murphy

Chairman, THB Group, President, International Division 

AmWINS Group, Inc.

John Neal

CEO
Lloyd's

Mike Sapnar

President & CEO

TransRe

Richie Whitt

Co-CEO
Markel Corporation

Emma Woolley

CEO
Cathedral Underwriting 

AGENDA

08:00 - 08:55

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
 

08:55 – 09:00

CHAIR'S INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

  • Catrin Shi, Acting Managing Editor, The Insurance Insider 

09:00 – 09:05

WELCOME FROM DXC TECHNOLOGY

  • John Taylor, AGM London Market, Insurance, DXC Technology

09:05 – 09:20

  • David Howden, CEO, Hyperion Insurance Group

09:20 – 09:35

  • Mike Sapnar, CEO, TransRe

09:35 – 09:50

  • Pina Albo, CEO, Hamilton Insurance Group

09:50 – 10:05

  • Richie Whitt, Co-CEO, Markel Corporation

10:05  – 10:25

GROUP Q&A
 

10:25 – 10:55

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING

 

10:55 – 11:15

  • Stephen Catlin, Chairman & Chief Executive, Convex Group 

11:15 - 12:00

STATE OF THE MARKET‚Äč

  • Charlie Thomas, The Insurance Insider (Moderator)

  • Antonello Aquino, Associate Managing Director - EMEA Insurance Head & Africa Banking, Moody’s

  • Steve Arora, CEO, AXIS Re
  • Paul Greensmith, CEO, Catlin Underwriting Agencies & XL Catlin Insurance Company UK 

  • Sue Langley OBE, Non-Executive Chairman, Arthur J Gallagher Holdings (UK)

  • Emma Woolley, CEO, Cathedral Underwriting 

Will hardening trends continue into 2020 or will they fizzle out?

Has broker consolidation had an impact on London market distribution?

Will increased demand in wholesale be sustained over the next 12 months?

How much of the hardening is due to the actions of large market players? And how much is cyclical?

Will there be more players withdrawing from classes or putting themselves into run-off?

Is more pain to come on prior year casualty reserving?

What is the impact of new entrants into the market?

12:00 - 12:45

THE FUTURE OF LLOYD'S

  • Catrin Shi, Acting Managing Editor, The Insurance Insider
  • Sheila Cameron, CEO, Lloyd’s Market Association

  • Dominic Christian, Global Chairman, Reinsurance Solutions, Aon

  • Martin Membery, Partner, Sidley

  • Bronek Masojada, Chairman, PPL

  • Frank Murphy, Chairman, THB Group, President, International Division, AmWINS Group, Inc.

Is it realistic to believe that Lloyd’s could become a preferred market for simple, high volume, low premium P&C risk?

How can Lloyd’s attract more efficient capital, better business and more customers to the market?

Are there any aspects of streamlined automatic underwriting and claims payment structures that worry you?  

What are the easy wins that the modernisation programme should tackle first?

Is it right to open up distribution to retail brokers around the world?
 

12:45 - 12:50 

WELCOME TO LUNCH

  • Kasha Mleko, New Business Development Professional, New England Asset Management 

12:50 - 14:00

LUNCH & NETWORKING
 

14:00 - 14:20

  • Lucy Clarke, President, Marsh JLT Specialty

14:20 - 15:05

PANEL: INNOVATION IN GLOBAL (RE)INSURANCE

  • Steve Dellow, Director, Technology Risk Assurance, BDO London 
  • Talbir Bains, Founder & CEO, Volante Global
  • Ben Canagaretna, Group Chief Actuary, Barbican Insurance Group
  • David Flandro, Managing Director, Analytics, Hyperion X
  • Emma McGovern, Customer Success Manager, Cytora

Are we really innovating? What type of tech/innovation is really making a difference, and what is not?

Is successful InsurTech really just about creating tools to make incumbent underwriters better? Is it, or should it, be more than that?

How many of the core underwriting attributes and tasks could be automated in a complex risk world?

Which technologies are we seeing have a substantial impact on the London market?  

Innovation can come in many shapes and forms outside of pure technology – are there cultural or organisational changes that we need to make?
 

15:05 - 15:30

COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK

 

15:30 - 16:00

  • Steve McGill CBE, Chairman & Chief Executive, McGill & Partners

16:00 - 16:40

  • John Neal, CEO, Lloyd’s

16:40 - 18:00

networking drinks & canapes

SeCURE YOUR PLACE at THE INSURANCE INSIDER London MARKET CONFERENCE

If you're interested in speaking or sponsorship opportunites please contact:

ben.bracken@insuranceinsider.com or olly.nevill@insuranceinsider.com

EVENT DETAILS & PRICING

Date: 07 November 2019

Time: 08:00 - 16:40 (followed by networking drinks)

Location: etc.venues, 155 Bishopsgate

 

Subscribers

Full rate: £565 + VAT
 

Non-subscribers

Full rate: £695 + VAT 

Group rate: £595 + VAT*

 

Service Provider rate: £1,595 + VAT

 

Subscribers will have been sent a promotional code to access their rate  

*Group discount of 10% available on bookings of 3 or more delegates

 

Transport

The closest train stations to etc.venues are:

  • London Liverpool Street - 1 minute walk
  • Moorgate - 5 minute walk
  • Bank - 8 minute walk

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