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Futureset Systemic Risk Masterclass Series: Insuring the uninsurable

23 Feb 2021

Following from our first session, Stephen Catlin, Chairman and CEO of Convex, will lead a panel of experts including Julian Enoizi, CEO of Pool Re, Brian Duperreault, CEO of AIG, Victoria Carter, Chairman of Global Capital Solutions, International at Guy Carpenter, and Neil Maidment, Lloyd’s Council Member as they discuss the implications of writing systemic risk sustainably.

We'll look at the skills, systems and processes insurance professionals can use to create new sustainable solutions that protect against systemic risks. 

You'll leave this masterclass with a deeper understanding of the risks and challenges as well as practical tools and guidance on what both market participants and businesses need to do to protect against systemic risk.

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Panellist bios

Brian Duperreault is Chief Executive Officer and a Director of American International Group, Inc. (AIG). Prior to assuming this role, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hamilton Insurance Group (Hamilton) from 2013 to 2017. Hamilton is a Bermuda-based holding company of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance operations in Bermuda, the U.S. and the UK.

Mr. Duperreault served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) from 2008 to 2012. Before joining MMC, he served for two years as non-executive Chairman of ACE Limited, an insurance and reinsurance company, and as CEO of ACE from 1994 through 2004.

Prior to joining ACE, Mr. Duperreault held various senior executive positions with AIG and its affiliates from 1973 to 1994.

Mr. Duperreault is a member of the Boards of the Geneva Association, Saint Joseph's University, the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) and the Partnership for New York City.

Stephen Catlin is the co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive of the Convex Group.  Launched in 2019, it is an international specialty insurer and reinsurer focused on complex risks. In addition, he is the chairman of the UK Insurance industry steering group Pandemic Re. Pandemic Re works with terrorism insurer Pool Re to ensure that the industry can strengthen its response to future pandemics
Stephen was founder and CEO of Catlin Group Limited which he launched in 1984 as a London based underwriting agency. Stephen remained as CEO through a London Stock Exchange IPO listing in 2004 and oversaw and managed Catlin Group’s global expansion in the decade that followed. The Catlin syndicate itself was the largest syndicate at Lloyd's of London, 2011-2015 based on gross written premiums. Stephen stayed on as Executive Deputy Chairman of XL Catlin until May 2017.

Stephen was chairman of The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (2015-2017) and of the Insurance Development Forum from (2016-2018). He has been a visiting fellow of the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation since 2008.

Neil Maidment has worked in the Lloyd’s market for 34 years. He was previously a Director of Beazley plc and was Chief Underwriting Officer of the company and Active Underwriter for its Lloyd’s syndicates from 2008 to 2018. He was Chairman of the Lloyd’s Market Association from 2016 to 2018 and served as an elected working member of the Council of Lloyd’s during the same period.

Julian is currently the CEO of Pool Re, the Government backed terrorism reinsurer operating as a public/private partnership. His mandate was to bring fresh perspective to an organisation that had changed little since its formation in 1993. He has presided over dramatic advancements to the organisation and its future strategic direction. In 2016 Pool Re lead the creation of the International Forum of Risk Pools comprising 14 nations and was recognised with an award for Reinsurance Company of the year.

A lawyer who practiced in London, Milan and Brussels, he joined Chubb Insurance in 1995 and AIG in 2000 before moving to CNA in 2002 as President Continental Europe in Paris. He was made CEO of CNA in 2005. In 2009 he became CEO of Argo International and most recently was CEO of the private equity start-up, ProSight at Lloyd’s. He is an active speaker at conferences worldwide.

Julian sits on the Advisory Board of the OECD International Network on the Management of Catastrophes. He previously Chaired the City Forum and the Prince’s Trust Insurance Leadership Group. He is a member of the Young Presidents Organisation. In 2010 he was awarded Freedom of the City and became a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Insurers.

Victoria Carter has worked for the Lloyd’s market for 40 years, starting her career in medicine then moving to Reinsurance Broking in 1980. She joined Guy Carpenter in 2010 as Vice Chairman of International Operations and in 2018 became Chairman of Global Capital Solutions. She also holds positions on the company’s executive committee and board. Prior to that, she was Chairman of UK and Europe at Towers Watson. In 1992, she founded Dunn & Carter Ltd, becoming the first female founder of a Lloyd’s broking house. She is also the founder and driver of the Marsh & McLennan Rising Professionals Initiative, which initiated a market-wide networking and educational platform. Vicky is a member of the Council of Lloyd’s and a Member of the Lloyd’s Risk Committee and the Lloyd’s Nominations and Governance Committee. In addition, she is Chairman of the Lloyd’s Charities Trust and Lloyd’s Community Programme and a Trustee of the Sick Children’s Trust. Vicky is a Freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Insurers.

Feb 23 2021

Futureset Systemic Risk Masterclass Series: Insuring the uninsurable

Following from our first session, Steven Catlin from Convex and the Pandemic Re working group will lead a panel of experts including Julian Enoizi from Pool Re as they discuss how to better prepare yourself to respond to systemic risks. You’ll learn about the skills, systems and processes that insurance professionals need to develop new solutions, the history and similarities of terrorism and systemic risk, and the implications of writing components of systemic risk sustainably. In addition, you’ll come away with practical tools and guidance on what both market participants and businesses need to do to create sustainable solutions that protect against systemic risk.

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