Background
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Agenda:

08:45 - 09:30
Registration and breakfast


09:30 - 09:35
Chairman's welcome

Mark Geoghegan, Managing Director, The Insurance Insider

09:35 - 09:40
Introduction
Nicolas Aubert, Head of Great Britain, Willis Towers Watson

09:40 - 09:55
2018 - A perfect storm for the London Market?
David Howden, Chief Executive Officer, Hyperion

- How can we persuade the young talent we need to attract that they have a bright future with us?
- How do we ensure that we work together to embrace, and therefore survive, the technological revolution?
- How do we remain competitive with increasing regulatory scrutiny, increased costs from Brexit and continued pressure on pricing in a market where cost of delivery is already too high?

09:55 - 10:10
U.S. Commercial Market Plan

Kevin H. Kelley, Chief Executive Officer, Ironshore Inc.

- 2017 in Perspective
- What is new at Liberty Mutual
- Things to Watch for 2018 and Beyond

10:10 - 10:25
The World of Reinsurance from an Asian perspective

Franz Josef Hahn, Chief Executive Officer, Peak Re

- Coping with a changing environment
- Embracing the opportunities of unmet demand
- Bringing down the barriers to progress

10:25 - 10:40
Weathering the Storm
Michael Reynolds, Global Chief Executive Officer, JLT Re

- Rating outcomes at 1/1 and what 2017 meant for the sector
- How the market has performed post-HIM
- ILS passes the HIM test - the big reload
- Future challenges facing (re)insurers and the London Market
- The role brokers have played and will play

10:40 - 10:55
The London subscription market - a blessing or a curse?

Matthew Moore, President and General Manager, Liberty Specialty Markets

- Can London's historic subscription market still deliver the innovation and creativity that has made it a world leader for 300 years?
- Or will the increased competition and excess capacity that prevails in the post HIM world mean that it is increasingly failing its customers?
- What can the market do to future proof its structures?

10:55 - 11:25
Group Q&A

11:25 - 11:30
Chairman's closing comments

Mark Geoghegan, Managing Director, The Insurance Insider

SPEAKERS
  • Nicolas Aubert

    Nicolas Aubert

    Head of Great Britain, Willis Towers Watson (Opening remarks)

  • Franz Josef Hahn

    Franz Josef Hahn

    Chief Executive Officer, Peak Re

  • David Howden

    David Howden

    Chief Executive Officer, Hyperion

  • Kevin H. Kelley

    Kevin H. Kelley

    Chief Executive Officer, Ironshore Inc.
  • Matthew Moore

    Matthew Moore

    President and General Manager, Liberty Specialty Markets

  • Michael Reynolds

    Michael Reynolds

    Global Chief Executive Officer, JLT Re