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RiskMinds Insurance

The Meeting Place For Insurance CROs, Chief Actuaries And CTOs

21 - 23 March 2016

Hotel Okura Amsterdam

RiskMinds Insurance has had a makeover! For 2016 we will address the full spectrum of challenges facing CROs, Chief Actuaries and CTOs in European insurance and re-insurance companies. We have created a festival of events giving dedicated content to each of the above job titles, as well as bringing some of the leading thinkers and practitioners from insurance and other industries to share their experiences and ideas.


Is now finally the time CROs can get back to the business of risk? Join prominent minds and share strategies on the biggest challenges and hottest issues of the day. What can you do to embed an integrated risk framework? Drive strategy? Achieve growth? And meet regulatory requirements?

Chief Actuary

Tackle a multitude of challenges including product innovation, pricing in the volatile market, model sensitivity and robustness, improving ALM, capital modelling, optimising new types of data and utilising financial instruments. Make the most of fresh perspectives in technical presentations, case study experiences and insights from other industries.


As technological innovation shakes up the world, are you ready for the potential disruption around the corner? Get to grips with the reality of cyber risk. What can the Internet of Things mean for your business? What does big data require from your architecture? Where on the fintech spectrum do the biggest opportunities lie for you?

Tailored to the future of the industry. NextGen attendees will benefit from these dedicated afternoon sessions:


  • Industry Expert Q and A - Learn directly from industry renowned experts in their field. Detailed sessions will cover a broad array of risk topics hot on the agenda today.
  • NextGen Workshop – An analytical group workshop testing your practical skills. The winning team will present their innovative solutions to the RiskMinds Insurance conference delegates and be marked as future leaders to watch out for!

Reshape the way you think about key topics including Regulation ~ ORSA ~ Risk Modelling ~ Risk Culture ~ Fintech & Disruption ~ Cyber Risk ~Big Data ~ ALM ~ Longevity Risk ~ Innovation ~ Risk Appetite and much more!

Join all key stakeholders and gain invaluable insights in structured networking formats including:


  • RiskMinds Insurance Dinner: Continue your conversations in relaxed surroundings over a meal
  • VIP and Meet The Speaker Lunch Tables: Combine networking and learning
  • RiskMinds Insurance App: Decide who you want to meet and when prior to the conference

Tailor your delegate package depending on what conference and networking sessions you want to attend with free places for validated Insurance companies.

Unique Insights From Leading CROs, Chief Actuaries, CTOs, Regulators & Academics. Already Confirmed On The Speaker Line-Up:

Sebastien Delfaud, , Bank of England, PRA
Sebastien Delfaud

Bank of England, PRA

Robert B.  Murrett, Professor of Practice & Former Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Institute for National Security & Counterterrorism (INSCT)
Robert B. Murrett

Professor of Practice & Former Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Institute for National Security & Counterterrorism (INSCT)

John Hulsman, Geopolitical Expert & Life Member, U.S. Council On Foreign Relations
John Hulsman

Geopolitical Expert & Life Member

U.S. Council On Foreign Relations

Joe Perdoni, Head of Prudential Supervision, Gibraltar Financial Services Commission
Joe Perdoni

Head of Prudential Supervision

Gibraltar Financial Services Commission

Annette Olesen, Group Chief Risk Officer, Nordea Life & Pensions
Annette Olesen

Group Chief Risk Officer

Nordea Life & Pensions

Jason Brown, Group Chief Risk Officer, QBE Insurance Group Ltd
Jason Brown

Group Chief Risk Officer

QBE Insurance Group Ltd

Mark Laidlaw, Group Chief Actuary, LV
Mark Laidlaw

Group Chief Actuary


Steve Haynes, Chief Risk Officer, LV=
Steve Haynes

Chief Risk Officer


Aubrey de Grey, Chief Science Officer, SENS Research Foundation
Aubrey de Grey

Chief Science Officer

SENS Research Foundation

Theo Berg, Director Group Actuarial & Risk Management , Delta Lloyd Group
Theo Berg

Director Group Actuarial & Risk Management

Delta Lloyd Group

Andrew Couper, Chief Actuary & Head Of Risk, Aspen
Andrew Couper

Chief Actuary & Head Of Risk


Programme Highlights

Fintech & Disruption Focus Day
Hear how the latest Fintech solutions are transforming your industry and what this means for your future business models.

Regulation Post Solvency II Focus Day
Gain direct feedback from Supervisors on how Solvency II implementation has fared in its first three months. As well as the latest updates on future European and International regulation.

Data & Big Data Focus Day
With transformative developments taking place on how data is acquired, analysed and managed, this focus day will focus on how to capitalise on the latest advances.

  • In The Boardroom Discussions - Collaborative small group discussions to allow you to gain fresh perspectives from peers on the topics that matter to you

  • Strategy Lab - Work through the big issues & key challenges in the industry in a practical exercise and produce useful results to take back to the office.

  • Year Long Working Groups – Continue the conversation even after the conference ends in high-level focused discussion groups. Meet throughout the year for dinner and deliberation and bring back your findings at the following RiskMinds Insurance.
  • One-To-One Drop In Clinic - Meet with an industry leading CRO in your very own closed-door appointment.
  • Meet The Hacker: Steps For Tackling Cyber Risk – Dedicated closed door session led by an ethical hacker and cyber security experts and uncover the mistakes you are already making, assess where your vulnerabilities lie and learn what you can do to increase the safety of your cyber systems.
  • Communication Skills Workshop - Get to grips with the basic psychology of effective communication to improve your business presentation skills.
  • Risk Culture Club - Gain new methods and philosophies for thinking about risk culture and how to apply them effectively
  • Guest Speaker Breakfast Briefings - Join peers and engage in stimulating closed-door discussions led by thought provoking guest speakers. Shine a fresh perspective on the issues at the top of your agenda

  • Latest Academic Research – Hear how new ways of thinking about how you detect and measure risk and improve how you understand and model risk in your business

  •  Learn From Another Industry – Analyse innovations used in in other industry and how to apply best practices from outside the world of insurance

Show Thought Leadership & Access 100s Of CROs, CTOs & Actuaries

There are many ways you can be more involved and gain exposure to key decision makers from leading insurance companies. We offer a plethora of options to raise your profile, showcase your expertise or promote your specific product and solutions: