BDA to host the first major in-person risk event on the island since 2019 | Your money

HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 7, 2022–

the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), is pleased to announce that it will host its first-ever Risk Summit in Bermuda from March 14-16.

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Over the three half-day Summit at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, 200 delegates will hear from the CEOs of some of the world’s largest P&C reinsurers, including Steve Catlin, President and CEO, Convex, Albert Benchimol, President and Le CEO of Axis and Marc Grandisson, CEO of Arch Capital Group, share their first-hand views. The Global CEO Panel will be moderated by Craig Swan, CEO of the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA). Also included in the list of summit speakers are Christopher Schaper, Managing Director – AIG RE, Elizabeth Dwyer, Superintendent, Banking and Insurance, Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation, and Leslie Robinson – SVP, Head of Underwriting & Claims, Willis Towers Watson .

David Hart, CEO of BDA, said: “We greatly appreciate the generous support of our industry partners and are very pleased that the Association of Insurers and Reinsurers of Bermuda (ABIR) and EY have come forward as our first sponsors. diamond level for our first Bermuda Risk Summit. We are delighted to be able to provide a channel through which the Bermuda risk industry, after a two-year absence, can meet their overseas clients in person ahead of the upcoming June 1 policy renewal season. As we enter our third year of learning to live with COVID-19, it is so important that we provide opportunities for the industry to come back together safely to dialogue and chart a new direction together.

John Huff, President and CEO of ABIR, said, “The Bermuda Risk Summit will be the first major in-person risk event on the island since late 2019. As Bermuda’s leading insurers and reinsurers continue their long-term commitment to our international market, ABIR and its member companies are proud supporters of the Bermuda Risk Summit. As the most innovative and responsive (re)insurance marketplace in the world, our aim is to support this event to provide our members and stakeholders with an ideal opportunity to meet new and existing clients, share insights and best practices in person and foster client-centric solutions to close the global protection gap.

Jessel Mendes, Partner and Head of Markets, EY Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands region, said: “We are delighted to be sponsoring the Bermuda Risk Summit. The BDA’s vision for this inaugural event really resonated with us and we commend them for providing a platform to showcase Bermuda’s prominence, importance and attractiveness. At EY, we look forward to reconnecting and collaborating, in person, with local and international participants. We are committed to ensuring the success of the Summit and to supporting Bermuda and the growth of its risk-related industries. »

Confirmed panels include a fireside chat with the Premier of Bermuda, the Hon. David E. Burt, JP, MP, a panel of local and foreign regulators titled “Navigating Complex Risks: A Regulatory Perspective,” as well as “Insights from the World’s Leading Rating Agencies.”

Other topics and industries to be discussed include Climate Risk, Life Insurance, Captive Insurance, Cyber, InsurTech, ILS and ESG, as well as an update Florida legislature. Also included in the $295 registration price are networking breakfasts, breaks and lunches, an island boat cruise and an oceanfront party at the Hamilton Beach Club.

Visit our event webpage record. Referral opportunities – including the latest Diamond Referral Package – are still available. Please email [email protected] if you wish to participate.


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PUBLISHED: 02/07/2022 11:32 AM/DISC: 02/07/2022 11:32 AM

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