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Sponsorship and Exhibition

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors and exhibitors

Barnett Waddingham

Stand B6

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At Barnett Waddingham, we promise to do the right thing. We’re proud to be a leading independent UK consultancy. With over 900 people - 68 of which are partners - we deliver value, integrity and quality. Highly experienced; our team provides specialist analytic consultancy services and solutions for our growing client base, covering niche insurers to FTSE100 firms and global insurance companies.

BMO Global Asset Management

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BMO Global Asset Management is a worldwide investment manager with a focus on understanding and meeting our clients’ needs and objectives. Today, we offer an established range of global investment capabilities and solutions including liability driven investment, active fixed income, specialist equity, property, ESG, and alternative strategies including risk premia. To this, we add the defined expertise of four investment boutiques: BMO Real Estate Partners, LGM, Pyrford International and Taplin, Canida & Habacht.

Capita

Stand A4

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Capita is a leader in business process outsourcing; they are committed to delivering service excellence through working in partnership with their clients and providing substantial expertise & market experience.
Capita manage 19 million policies for leading life and pension companies and have a large number of UK wide finance and actuarial specialists over various UK locations.
 

Conning

Stand A17

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Founded in 1912, Conning has offices in Boston, Cologne, Hartford, Hong Kong, London, New York, and Tokyo. With a long history of serving the insurance industry, Conning supports institutional investors, including pension plans, with investment solutions and asset management offerings, risk modelling software, and industry research. Conning’s award-winning software offers sophisticated economic scenario generator and risk modelling capabilities that provide insights for decision making, regulatory and rating agency compliance, strategic asset allocation and capital management.   

Deloitte

Stand A13

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Deloitte has an unparalleled breadth and depth of services which make it a world force in its chosen areas of business – audit, tax, consulting and corporate finance.  As a leading business advisory firm in the UK insurance industry, we are renowned for our commitment to innovation, quality, client service excellence and for the calibre of our people.

Exaxe

Stands A10 and A11

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Established in 1997, Exaxe is an award-winning SaaS provider of software solutions that helps life and pensions companies launch new products faster, administer products more efficiently and respond with greater flexibility to the marketplace.
With headquarters in Ireland and offices in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, we provide leading edge front, middle, and back-office SaaS solutions specifically for life, pensions, and wealth sectors.
Exaxe’s SaaS based solutions provide full lifecycle support for life, pensions and wealth management product sets. Exaxe SaaS solutions allow its clients to avoid large upfront licence fees, to pay per usage and work anywhere, anytime.

FIS Global

Stand A20

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Prophet is a leading enterprise-wide actuarial modeling system that helps insurance and financial services companies meet reporting responsibilities, improve risk management and develop more profitable products faster. Prophet uses customizable actuarial libraries for all major product types, including regional variations. It provides the transparency, performance and control required by today’s actuaries and risk managers through integrated financial modeling and data management capabilities. Prophet is used by more than 10,000 users at over 860 customer sites in more than 65 countries.

FRS

Stand A5

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Founded in 1999 by actuaries and IT specialists, Financial Risk Solutions Ltd (FRS) is a software provider of unit pricing, investment administration, asset reporting and compliance oversight tools specifically designed for the Life Assurance and Asset Management industries. The proven, modular solutions allow clients to pro-actively oversee and administer investments as well as mitigate risk by continually monitoring breaches and exceptions to critical investment processes:
Invest|Pro™ securely automates sixteen complex fund administration processes within a single application. Invest|Pro™ unit-pricing and investment administration software is scalable, modular and flexible.
Invest|GRC™ empowers insurers and asset managers to meet asset reporting standards in the Solvency II world via a single, analytics-driven database, combining data from internal and external sources.
Invest|OPS™ automates the validation of operational activity performed by outsourcing partners, enabling firms to supervise outsourced functions, data and to manage the associated risks.
 

Goodman Masson

Stand A9

Goodman Masson

With a team of over 150, Goodman Masson is the largest financial recruitment business in London and have been recruiting professionally qualified accountants and other finance professionals for over 20 years.
Based in London and the South-East we hold annual revenues exceeding £35 million and operate purely within the specialism of Finance, covering Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit, Risk, Finance Change, Actuarial, Corporate Development, Management Consultancy, Compliance and Public Practice.
 

Hannover Re

Stand B22

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Hannover Re has become a natural partner for providing Solvency II capital solutions, drawing on our global expertise and in-depth knowledge of Solvency II.

Our cost-efficient and tailor-made Solvency II solutions can help life insurers to:

Reduce their SCR

Increase their own funds

Stabilise their solvency ratio

Drop in for a chat to see how we can help optimise your Solvency II capital position – and a chance to win a prize in our Solvency II competition!

HFG

Stand A2

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HFG is a specialist Insurance recruitment consultancy working exclusively with talent throughout the Life Insurance, General Insurance, Re-Insurance, Broking and Lloyd’s markets.
We have over 20 years’ experience placing actuaries into a broad range of opportunities into the UK and international markets from our London, Singapore and Hong Kong offices. From these locations, our dedicated consultants operate on a contingent permanent, interim or executive search basis. 
People People People - HFG's vision statement!
Everything at HFG is focused on people and ensuring we do everything possible to support everyone in the recruitment process, focused on the right decisions, being made by the right people, at the right time. 
 

Hymans Robertson

Stand B7

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Hymans Robertson is an independent consultancy with offices in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Birmingham and over 800 staff working across a wide range of disciplines.
Our Life Insurance & Financial Services experts provide targeted advice in a number of areas – product development; risk and capital management; investment and ALM; longevity management; transactions and structuring; and insurance transfers and reporting – and they leverage the wider skills of the firm across investments, risk management and pensions.
 

LOGiQ3

Stand A3

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At LOGiQ3 Group, we make life simple. We provide solutions that drive positive change while bringing clarity to complex problems. Challenging the status quo and leveraging both technology and our dedicated team of experts is what we do best. Every day, our group of companies maintains the mindset that anything is possible and delivers new perspectives to the world of insurance. Ultimately, empowering you to make the best decisions for your insurance needs. 

Milliman

Stand B8

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Milliman is among the world’s largest independent actuarial and consulting firms, leveraging pioneering technology to deliver market-leading services and solutions for clients. Working as part of a global team, our professionals help clients to fulfil their potential, whether it involves reimagining actuarial reporting, implementing cutting edge risk management, delivering product innovations, or efficiently structuring their businesses. 

Moodys Analytics

Stand C15

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Moody’s Analytics helps capital markets and risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management. By providing leading-edge software, advisory services, and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody’s Investors Service, Moody’s Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges. Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $3.6 billion in 2016, employs approximately 11,500 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com.

Oliver James Associates 

Stand B21

Oliva James logo

Oliver James Associates is a global recruitment partner to the Financial Services, Professional Services and Commerce & Industry sectors. We support clients and candidates from 12 locations worldwide, combining in-depth market understanding and excellence in delivery to identify, attract and place the finest talent

RPC Consulting

Stand B23

RPC logo

RPC Consulting was established in early 2015 in direct response to a call from the insurance sector for a truly independent and fully integrated service offering. By bringing together the three pillars of actuarial consultancy, actuarial software and management consultancy, we help our clients address the complex challenges unique to insurance; optimising capital, pricing risks, managing regulation and improving performance. The market has responded extremely positively to this new entrant and we have had some noteworthy successes in winning large scale prestigious client assignments against long established competitors. 
Our consulting model is predicated on combining deep sector expertise with the best software tools available. We’re insurance people through and through; our leaders and senior staff all have practical, hands-on experience in the specific areas in which we advise, whilst Tyche, our world-class actuarial software, transforms how our clients use analytics for key business decisions.
 

Schroders

Stand A16

Schroders logo

At Schroders, asset management is our only business and our goals are completely aligned with those of our clients: the creation of long-term value to assist them in meeting their future financial requirements.
We manage £416.3 billion (€486.7 billion/$520.6 billion)* of assets on behalf of a broad range of investors, and have been managing insurance client assets since 1972. Insurance clients benefit from the expertise of our dedicated insurance team, who leverage Schroders' extensive investment and risk management resources to design, deliver, and support Solvency II capital efficient investment strategies. We publish a range of insurance focussed investment insights on our website.
 

Software Alliance Ltd

Stand A12

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Software Alliance Limited ("SAL") is a UK-based specialist software house, formed in 2006 to develop financial modelling software and services for the insurance industry.

Our innovative solutions offer unsurpassed levels of simplicity, transparency, and productivity. Our industry experience and understanding of specific customer needs, coupled with our investments in leading-edge technology, have made us market leaders, ready to provide the next generation of modelling capability to our customers.

Over the last decade our primary product offering, Mo.net, has evolved significantly and is now relied upon by clients around the globe to provide mission-critical financial modelling, analysis and decision support. For the first time, a single calculation kernel can support each stage of the insurance product lifecycle - from front-office quotations & illustrations, through core actuarial / risk reporting activities, into back-office policy administration & surrender value calculations.

The Emerald Group

Stand A1

Emerald group logo

We are a privately-owned recruitment business delivering recruitment services to the Financial Services market.  Launched in 1998, we provide specialist recruitment solutions to firms seeking skilled candidates, within the insurance and pensions market.  Our continued success reflects our strategy to build personal, lasting relationships with both clients and candidates alike, and offer candidates independent advice from highly trained consultants. 
Our specialist teams focus on vertical markets with an aim to providing expertise to candidates ranging from those looking to secure their first role through to senior qualified actuaries on both a permanent and interim basis, across the UK and wider International markets. 
 

Willis Towers Watson

Stand C14

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Willis Towers Watson’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business provides a powerful combination of advisory services integrated with leading-edge technology solutions and software, all underpinned by unparalleled analytical capabilities.
Together, this deep industry expertise and advanced technology capability enables us to help insurers measure and manage risk and capital, improve business performance and create sustainable competitive advantage.
Our consultants and solutions support clients in key areas such as financial and regulatory reporting, mergers and acquisitions, products, pricing, business management, distribution, operational efficiency and strategy.
 

 

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  • ARC Event on Periodical Payment Orders

    Staple Inn, High Holborn, London WC1V 7QJ
    20 February 2019

    Few spaces available

    The IFoA’s Actuarial Research Centre (ARC) is convening a research event on the subject of Periodical Payment Orders (PPOs) in late February 2019.

  • IFRS17 Workshop, 21 February

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    21 February 2019

    Spaces available

    IFoA Logo for EventsThe Life Board and Life Lifelong Learning Sub-committee are running this half-day workshop on IFRS 17.

    They will provide a detailed understanding of the key concepts of the standard, as well as discuss how implementation will impact people, process and systems.  They will also share views on how the new standard will change the way insurers are viewed in the market, and share perspectives from within and outside of the profession.

     

  • Data Science: Opportunities for Actuaries

    The IFoA's first virtual event   
    26 February 2019 - 28 February 2019

    Spaces available

    The IFoA are launching their first virtual conference on the topic of Data Science, that is free to attend. This is an exciting and forward thinking move to reach members all over the world and to share knowledge and discuss developments and techniques within data science.

  • Leicester Actuarial Science Society presents the 5th Annual Worshipful Company of Actuaries Lecture

    The University of Leicester, Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 3 (see map and directions)
    27 February 2019

    Spaces available

    IFoA President-Elect, John Taylor will discuss his work on 'robo advice' and the implications of technology for the future of the profession, but also his thoughts about the immediate priorities for the actuarial profession based on his first year with the Presidential Team. 

    The Worshipful Company of Actuaries will also be explaining their work and presenting two prizes: one each to the best performing 2nd year and 3rd year BSc Mathematics and Actuarial Science student at the University during the session.

  • ARC: ERM Results Launch Event

    Staple inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    28 February 2019

    Fully booked.

     

    This event is now full. We do operate a waiting system for this event should there become availability, which you can register for here and be added to the waitlist. We will email everyone on the waiting list nearer the time to confirm whether there is availability for them to attend.

     

  • SIAS Event: Challenges and Opportunities for Actuaries Working in Data Science

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    4 March 2019

    Spaces available

    This talk will present examples of the use of data science in the General Insurance and Health and Care practice areas. It will highlight some of the opportunities and challenges for actuaries in using the latest data science techniques in these fields.

    1. Lisa Balboa will present on using predictive analytics to improve health care forecasting.
    2. Alexander Hanks will present a practical example of training a neural network to fit curves to general insurance claims data.
  • Highlights of the Life Conference 2018 - London

    Ect Venues, 200 Aldersgate, St. Pauls, London EC1A 4HD
    5 March 2019

    Spaces available

    IFoA event AllThis event will cover the highlights from the Life Conference 2018 held in Liverpool. The Conference Committee has reviewed session feedback and has put together a high-quality technical programme featuring the best sessions from the Life Conference 2018.  Book now to ensure your place.

  • Life and F&I One Day Workshop

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    11 March 2019

    Spaces available

    IFoA Event Logo AllThis cross-practice event for Life actuaries and those in finance and investments roles offers high-quality CPD with a series of thought-provoking presentations covering economics and financial markets, responsible investment, CMA review outcome, FCA requirements, asset analytics, and much more.

  • Spring Lecture 2019, Edinburgh - Sir John Curtice

    Royal College of Physicians, 9 Queen St, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ
    13 March 2019

    Fully booked.

    In conjunction with the Scottish BoardEdinburgh is now full. However, you can still register here to view the event live online, allowing those who cannot attend in person to stream the lecture to their computer, laptop, tablet, and phones wherever they are in the world. 
    We do operate a waiting system for each of the Edinburgh and London venues should there be availability, which you can register for here and be added to the waitlist. We will email everyone on the waiting list nearer the time to confirm whether there is availability for them to attend.
  • Spring Lecture 2019, Live stream at Staple Inn - Professor Sir John Curtice

    Staple Inn, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    13 March 2019

    Fully booked.

     
    In conjunction with the Scottish BoardFollowing the popularity of this year’s Spring Lecture, delivered by Professor Sir John Curtice, an additional venue has been sourced for Members to attend a London Livestream event at the Lloyd's building. Please register here. Alternatively, you can still register here  to view the event live online, allowing those who cannot attend in person to stream the lecture to their computer, laptop, tablet, and phones wherever they are in the world. 
     
  • Sessional Meeting: Investment risk for long term investors - risk measurement approaches

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    18 March 2019

    Spaces available

    The term ‘investment risk’ is often used loosely, and frequently confused with the notion of short term price volatility, particularly for equity instruments. For the long term investor, however, what is most apposite is the ability to meet future real cash flows as they become due.

  • Highlights of the Life Conference 2018 - Edinburgh

    Apex Grassmarket Hotel, 31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS
    19 March 2019

    Spaces available

    This event will cover the highlights from the Life Conference 2018 held in Liverpool. The Conference Committee has reviewed session feedback and has put together a high-quality technical programme featuring the best sessions from the Life Conference 2018.  Book now to ensure your place.

  • KSS event - FinTech and The Actuarial Profession

    Barnett Waddingham 163 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 2JJ
    20 March 2019

    Spaces available

    This KSS talk from FinTech Scotland's CEO will explore the mission to create an integrated Fintech ecosystem through provision of funding, support, infrastructure and talent that recognises and responds to the needs of all stakeholders - and the overarching aim for Scotland to be one of the top 5 Fintech global leaders by 2020.

  • Professional Skills Training - Edinburgh (26 March 19)

    IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8RA
    26 March 2019

    Spaces available

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

  • Professional Skills Training - London (16 April 19)

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    16 April 2019

    Fully booked.

    Please register here to join the wait list

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

  • TIGI 2019 (Technical Issues in General Insurance)

    Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4LE
    25-26 April 2019
    Spaces available

    This General Insurance CPD offering has been changed from former years of individual one day seminars to include individual sessions for IFRS 17, Pricing, Capital Modelling and Reserving over a two-day event  packaged as Technical Issues in General Insurance, providing attendees with a varied program . The event is suitable for anyone who works, or are interested, in these areas.

  • Professional Skills Training - Edinburgh (30 April 19)

    IFoA (Edinburgh), Level 2, Exchange Crescent 7 Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8RA
    30 April 2019

    Spaces available

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

  • IFoA Asia Conference 2019, Chengdu

    Crowne Plaza Chengdu Panda Garden, Poly Park 198, No. 1980 ShuLong Avenue,Xindu District, Chengdu
    09-10 May 2019
    Spaces available

    IfoA Logo for eventsOffering a diverse selection of plenary sessions and cross-practice workshops, the annual Asia Conference is the perfect opportunity to discover and discuss current and developing actuarial topics in Asia, whilst providing excellent opportunity to grow your network of contacts.

  • CILA 2019

    30 Euston Square, London NW1 2FB
    14 May 2019

    Spaces available

    CILA is one of the pre-eminent events in the annual Life calendar. It is aimed at practicing life actuaries from life offices, consulting firms and other employers of actuaries. It will also be of interest to all those who work in or advise on, the life assurance market in the UK and Europe.

  • Risk and Investment one day Conference 2019

    Amba Hotel, Charing Cross, Strand, London WC2N 5HX
    20-21 May 2019
    Spaces available

    This year's Risk and Investment Conference will be taking place at Amba Hotel, Charing Cross, London.

    To book your place click here.

     

  • Sessional Research Event - Saving for Retirement: Rules of Thumb

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    20 May 2019

    Spaces available

    How much does the average person need to save over a full working life to provide a decent retirement income? We call this the Lifetime Pension Contribution (LPC) and have attempted to quantify it.

  • Professional Skills Training - London (12 June 19)

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    12 June 2019

    Spaces available

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019.  This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.

  • NED Event: Behavioural Finance and Boards

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    18 June 2019

    Spaces available

    Substantial work has been undertaken in the field of behavioural finance to explore the psychological factors affecting investment decisions made by individuals.  In contrast, “behavioural” factors (such as politics or human psychology) affecting decisions and actions made by institutional investors, such as insurers or pension schemes, are less understood.

  • Pensions Conference 2019

    Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre, 2 Lower Castle Street, Old Market, Bristol, BS1 3AD
    18-19 June 2019
    Spaces available

    This year's Pensions Conference will be taking place at the Bristol Marriott City Centre.

  • Current Issues in General Insurance (CIGI) 2019

    Inmarsat, 99 City Road, London, EC1Y 1BJ
    19 June 2019

    Spaces available

    CIGI will provide an excellent and diverse line-up of speakers, each providing their insight and knowledge on a range of topics.  The programme will be broad in nature, so will be of most value to those with some experience in the industry. 

  • Professional Skills Training - London (25 June 19)

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn London WC1V 7QJ
    25 June 2019

    Spaces available

    A 2 hour CPD event designed to meet the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training under the IFoA’s CPD Scheme 2018/2019. This session is suitable for actuaries working in any area (i.e. it is not specifically aimed at Pensions, GI or any other technical discipline) and is interactive, so you should come along prepared to take part in the discussions.