RIMS - Bermuda Webinar Series 2020

RIMS – Bermuda Webinar Series

Wednesdays | June 3 to July 1 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

RIMS and the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) will host a weekly series of five educational webinars starting on June 3, 2020. Each webinar will provide risk professionals with the opportunity to share experiences, strategies and success stories, and to deepen their understanding of Bermuda as a key specialist global insurance market. This webinar series will take place throughout June on Wednesdays at 12:00 pm EDT. Registration for all webinars is free for everyone.  All downloads and related contact information will be accessible to the sponsor of this webinar. View the press release.

June 3 | The Bermuda Market: Past, Present and Future

The Bermuda re/insurance market is unique. It is a capital efficient jurisdiction with global access to the world’s major markets and has always been at the forefront of creating innovative products for risk-based solutions. Hear industry experts discuss the market’s history, the current environment and where they see future opportunities and challenges.

Host:
Jasmine DeSilva, Business Development Manager – Risk and Insurance Solutions, Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA)

Moderator:
John Huff, President and Chief Executive Officer, Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR)

Panelists:

  • Albert Benchimol, President and Chief Executive Officer, Axis Capital
  • Heather Kitson, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Convex Bermuda
  • Chris Bonard, Chief Executive Officer, Ed Broking
  • Kirsten Beasley, Head of Healthcare Broking, North America at Willis Tower Watson

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June 10 | Managing the Increasing Cost of Catastrophe

Over the past two decades, the Bermuda re/insurance industry has paid billions of dollars in claims arising from some of the world’s most severe natural catastrophe events and largest man-made disasters. Indeed, the effects of climate change will become more significant in the years to come with the potential for unprecedented losses. Bermuda’s historic role in natural catastrophe re/insurance makes it an ideal champion in the efforts to optimize and extend the use of insurance and risk management capabilities to build greater resilience and protection for people, communities, businesses, and public institutions. Hear how Bermuda is becoming the World’s Climate Risk Capital.

Host:
Jasmine DeSilva, Business Development Manager – Risk and Insurance Solutions, Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA)

Moderator:
Suzanne Williams-Charles, Director of Policy and Regulation and Corporate Secretary, Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR)

Speakers

  • Andrew Engler, Chief Executive Officer, Kettle
  • Lara Mowery, Managing Director, Head of Global Property Practice, Guy Carpenter
  • Stephen Weinstein, General Counsel, Renaissance Re; Deputy Chair, Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA)
  • George Petropoulos, Assistant Director, Supervision, Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA)
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June 17 | What Next for ILS and Alternative Capital?

ILS and alternative capital growth is expected to continue. Hear from industry experts as they discuss the increasingly sophisticated needs of investors and issuers, the expansion of the market and how Bermuda is adapting to remain at the forefront of the market.

Host:
Jasmine DeSilva, Business Development Manager – Risk and Insurance Solutions, Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA)

Moderator:
Kathleen Faries, Chair, ILS Bermuda

Speakers

  • Brad Adderley, Partner, Appleby
  • Andre Perez, Chief Executive Officer, Horseshoe Group

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June 24 | Captives in the Current Market

As the market transitions into a hardening cycle, insurance managers are increasingly turning to captives to help manage their risks. This session will discuss global trends in insurance rates, coverages, placement and the role of captives including the Bermuda solution.

Host:
Jasmine DeSilva, Business Development Manager – Risk and Insurance Solutions, Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA)

Moderator:
Grainne Richmond, Vice President, Dyna Management Services Ltd

Speakers

  • Brian Quinn, Managing Director, Granite Management Limited
  • David Gibbons, Partner, PwC
  • Alison Dyer, Managing Director, Ocorian 
  • Nicholas Miles, Partner, Kennedys Bermuda

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July 1 | Insurtech and Innovation

Bermuda’s re/insurance market is embracing innovation and investing in emerging technologies to improve processes and customer delivery. This session will explore the outlook for the sector and how new technology and tools are poised to disrupt the industry.

Host and Moderator:
Jasmine DeSilva, Business Development Manager – Risk and Insurance Solutions, Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA)

Speakers

  • Susan Pateras, Chief Operation Officer, Liberty Specialty Markets Bermuda Ltd.
  • George Alayon, Assistant Director, Insurance, Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA)
  • Peter Dunlop, Partner, Walkers Bermuda

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