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Exclusive to IIS Members – Join the diverse delegation of 500+ global insurance executives, regulators, academics and policy makers from all sectors of the industry at the Global Insurance Forum. This premier global conference features prominent thought leaders sharing their views on key issues which will shape the future of the industry.


The insurance industry plays a key role in building global risk resiliency. Innovative risk management tools serve to build resilient platforms for populations, economies and communities, mitigating the impact of a wide range of threats surrounding longevity and pensions, healthcare, climate and extreme events, and cyber and technology risks. By offering solutions which address the ever changing global risk landscape, the industry is poised to enhance its economic relevance and social impact by closing the widening protection gap, delivering meaningful change towards sustainable growth.

  • Brexit and the Future London Market: Renaissance or Bust?
  • Developed Market Dynamics
  • Engaging and Developing our Emerging Talent
  • Emerging Markets Outlook
  • IACP Panel: Customer Service to Technology:  The Strategic Impact of Effective Claims Management
  • Regulation for Sustainable Development
  • Technology and Value Creation in Insurance
  • InsurTech: Innovating for Growth
  • The Rising Tide: Cyber Risks & Opportunities
  • Building Resilience and Increasing Insurance Penetration to Close the Protection Gap
  • The Future of ILS
  • Insurance Implications of Genetic Data
  • IDF Panel:  Insurance in the Humanitarian System
  • IDF Panel: Risk Modelling & Mapping
  • IDF Panel: Technical Assistance Facilities to Close the Protection Gap

David Abbott, Partner, Clyde & Co, IACP General Counsel
Yassir Albaharna, CEO, Arab Insurance Group – ARIG
Alice Albright, CEO, Global Partnerships for Education
Michael Bahar, Minority Staff Director & General Counsel, US House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Anthony Baldwin, CEO EMEA, AIG
Dolika Banda, CEO, African Risk Capacity
Rt Hon Lord Bates, Minister of State at the Department for International Development
Kathy Baughman McLeod, Managing Director, Climate Risk and Resilience, The Nature Conservancy
Nick Bentley, Chairman, CEO & President, RiverStone
Cecile Boyer, Group General Counsel, SCOR
Karen Briggs, Partner and UK Head of Brexit, KPMG
Philip Brittain, Account Executive, Financial Services, Field Sales, Equinix UK
Ben Brookes, Vice President, Capital Markets, RMS
Zach Brown, Principle, Milliman
Matteo Carbone, Founder and Director, Connected Insurance Observatory
Stephen Catlin, XL Catlin and Chair IDF
Lord Tim Clement-Jones, Partner, DLA Piper
Dónal Corcoran, EVP, Consumer Insurance, AIG Canada
Shaun Crawford, Global Insurance Section Leader, EY
Lisa Davis, President and COO, Sompo America
Annette Detken, Head of Division, KfW
Dave Dias, Chairman, Insurance Thought Leadership & The Innovator’s Edge
Denis Duverne, Chairman of the Board, AXA
James Few, Global Managing Director, Reinsurance, MS Amlin
Gaurav D. Garg, CEO of Personal Insurance, AIG
Mike Gillett, Head of Claims, Liberty Specialty Markets
Marc Gordon, ‎Head, Sendai Monitoring Unit, UNISDR
Peter Hacker, Co-Founder, Distinction.Global
Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven, Director-General of the Department for Global Issues, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Brad Kading, President and ED, Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR)
Reza Khorshidi, Chief Scientist, AIG
Joan Lamm-Tennant, CEO, Blue Marble Microinsurance
Joaquim Levy, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, World Bank Group
Patrick Liedtke, Managing Director, BlackRrock
Tom Maleczek, CTO, Charles Taylor
William Marcoux, Partner, DLA Piper
Nick Martin, Fund Manager, Polar Capital Global Insurance Fund, Polar Capital
Matthew Martindale, Director – Cyber Security, KPMG  
James Maudslay, Global Head Insurance, Equinix Services Ltd
Trevor Maynard, Head of Innovation, Lloyd’s
Ivo Menzinger, Managing Director - Global Partnerships, Swiss Re
Dawn Miller, CEO, AXA US
Samantha Medlock, Senior Vice President, WillisTowersWatson
Ken Mungan, Chairman of the Board, Milliman
Malcolm Newman, Managing Director – EMEA, SCOR
Wole Oshin, Managing Director, Custodian & Allied
Andy Palmer, Deputy Head of ILS Structuring, Capital Markets, Swiss Re
Donna Peeples, Chief Customer Officer, Pypestream
Clemens Philippi, Regional Manager, Market Management, Asia, Allianz
William Pieroni, President and CEO, ACORD
David Piesse, Chief Risk Officer, Guardtime .
Gary Reader, Global Head of Insurance, KPMG
Kathleen Reardon, CEO, Hamilton Re
Benno Reischel, Head of Europe, Lloyds

Jimaan Sane, International Underwriter, Beazley
Victoria Saporta, Executive Director, Prudential Regulatory Authority
VK Sharma, Chairman, Life Insurance Corporation of India
Michael Sherris, Professor of Actuarial Studies, University of New South Wales
Jo Scheuer, Director of Profession Climate Change & Disaster Risk Reduction, UNDP
Claire Souch, Director, AWHA Consulting
Leonora Siccardi, UK Head of Claims & Client Services, Aon Benfield
Mark Tercek, President and CEO, Nature Conservancy
Alice Vaidyan, Managing Director, GIC Re
Luis Valdes, President and CEO, Principal International, Principal Group
Chris Wei, Executive Chairman, Asia & FPI and Global Chairman, Aviva Digital, Aviva plc
John Wells, Co-Founding Partner and Chairman, Leadenhall Capital
Roy White, CEO Specialties, Marsh
Dickie Whittaker, CEO, Oasis
Greig Woodring, Chairman, IIS, and retired CEO of RGA
Tim Yeates, Managing Director, Axco

Upwards of 500 insurance leaders and scholars attend the Global Insurance Forum from all sectors of the industry and all regions of the globe. 


Who Attends:


Chairmen, CEOs and Managing Directors of Life, P&C and Reinsurance Companies

  • CFOs, CROs and Risk Managers

  • Insurance Association Executives

  • Academics and institutional leaders

Members of the Board of Management

Non-Executive Directors of Insurance, Reinsurance and Bancassurance Companies

  • Regulators and Policymakers

Bancassurance and Financial Services Executives


Download the 2016 Singapore Forum Delegate List.

Event and Services Sponsorship


As a select sponsor, your organization will stand out among the IIS delegation of insurance leaders representing all sectors of the industry and all regions of the world.


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View 2016 IIS Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner Journal

Forum Venue

All meetings take place at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London. Book your hotel now to take advantage of IIS group rates.

Visa Information

Entry visas may be required for foreign nationals entering the UK. The IIS will on request provide required support documentation.


Contact IIS travel specialist Vicky Metcalfe to make your travel arrangements.

Media Partnership

Become a Media Partner and gain prominent exposure throughout the year and at the Global Insurance Forum. Media partners are also invited to complimentary media partner registration with extended admission to seminar sessions and networking events, allowing greater access to seminar delegates.

Media Registration

Accredited media are invited to complimentary registration to access the seminar sessions.

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