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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

Hannover Re logo

 

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

HFG logo

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

Logiq 3 Group logo

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

Milliman logo

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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Events calendar

  • 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.

  • Fully booked.

    Data Visualisation helps to communicate information clearly and effectively through graphical means.  This talk will showcase some visualisations that the working party has found useful for common actuarial situations.  The event is now full, however if you would like to join a waiting list, please email Barry_shannon@standardlife.com

  • Francophone Actuaries Meeting 2019

    Aviva, Saint Helen's, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ, UK
    2 May 2019

    Spaces available

    L'Institut des Actuaires and French actuaries in the UK, partnered with Aviva, are delighted to be hosting their annual "l'afterwork" event for French speaking actuaries in the UK. The event will mix French and English interventions.

    Register via this link to be added to the guest list:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rencontre-annuelle-des-actuaires-francophones-londres-tickets-59758941603

     

     

  • Spaces available

    CPD

    CPD
    1.00 hours

    The CMI SAPS Mortality Committee and Mortality Projections Committee will be holding a joint webinar, aimed primarily at pension scheme trustees, describing considerations relating to setting longevity assumptions in 2019.

  • SIAS EVENT - Hurricane Clustering: A New Reality?

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

    Spaces available

    The 2017 North Atlantic hurricane season was one of the most active on record. We saw multiple hurricanes coming close together causing significant damage and human loss. The talk discusses whether 2017 was an exceptional year or indicative of what we expect to see in the near future, and the implications for (re)insurers.

  • 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.

  • DAG event - Can we overcome unconscious bias?

    KPMG LLP  Saltire Court,  20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2EG
    9 May 2019

    Spaces available

    This session will examine our biases, look at what it feels like to be an outsider and give attendees practical tools and actions we can all take to support and grow diversity and inclusion, within the profession. This session is also designed to meet the objectives of the IFoA’s Stage 3 Professional Skills Training for experienced members.

  • KSS event – IQ+EQ = Future Success

    Royal London, 1 Thistle Street, Edinburgh
    14 May 2019

    Spaces available

    In this interactive session, our facilitators, Russell Borland and Thomas Chalmers, Partners of UK-based coaching consulting firm, Leading Figures, will explore how we can enhance our EQ to make the most of our IQ. They will introduce an Emotional Intelligence framework developed by psychologist Daniel Goleman and provide participants with an opportunity to personally assess their own Emotional Intelligence.  To register please email Caitlin.stronach@royallondon.com

  • 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.

  • KSS event – Bulk Annuity Market Update

    Willis Towers Watson 2 Lochrin Square, 96 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9QA
    15 May 2019

    Fully booked.

    This KSS talk will give a bulk annuity market update over 2018 and for 2019 and beyond.  The presenters will also consider bulk annuity options as part of pension scheme de-risking strategies, and how pension schemes can best prepare when requesting a quote in order to achieve a favourable outcome. Please note this event is now full, however, if you wish to join a waiting list, please email Dawn.Neil@willistowerswatson.com.

  • KSS event – Bulk Annuity Market Update

    Willis Towers Watson 2 West Regent Street Glasgow G2 1RW
    16 May 2019

    Spaces available

    This KSS talk will give a bulk annuity market update over 2018 and for 2019 and beyond. The presenters will also consider bulk annuity options as part of pension scheme de-risking strategies, and how pension schemes can best prepare when requesting a quote in order to achieve a favourable outcome. To book a place please email Dawn.Neil@willistowerswatson.com

  • How to protect SMEs from Cyber Attacks

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

    Spaces available

    The aim of this interdisciplinary symposium is to gain understanding and awareness of UK private SMEs about their insurance need as a part of cyber risk management and mitigation strategies.

  • Risk and Investment Conference 2019

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

    This year's event begins with a Professional Skills Training plenary to help build your CPD, followed by a formal drinks reception and dinner on the evening of 20 May.  The following day will then be a programme full of topical plenaries and workshops covering the latest trends and topical issues in the risk and investment sector with plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues and build your CPD.

  • LMS Invited Lectures 2019

    ICMS, The Bayes Centre, 47 Potterrow, Edinburgh EH8 9BT
    20 May 2019 - 24 May 2019

    Spaces available

    On May 20-24 2019, Prof Søren Asmussen (Aarhus University) will deliver a course on lectures on advanced topics in life insurance mathematics.  This will be held at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Edinburgh, and will be accompanied by supporting lectures from Prof Corina Constantinescu (University of Liverpool) and Prof Andrew Cairns (Heriot-Watt University). To register, please visit https://www.icms.org.uk/LMSAsmussen.php.

  • Mortality and Longevity Symposium 2019

    ICC Birmingham, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA
    04-05 June 2019
    Spaces available

    The Mortality and Longevity Symposium aims to expand delegates’ horizons by giving a better view of the scope of current mortality research in a wide variety of relevant disciplines, and by providing a forum to discuss the implications for actuarial practice and it will be of interest to all actuaries concerned with setting or reviewing mortality and longevity assumptions, underwriters, demographers, epidemiologists, policy-

  • Protection, Health and Care Conference 2019

    ICC Birmingham  Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA
    04-06 June 2019
    Spaces available

    The Protection, Health and Care Conference is an annual conference aimed at all insurance professionals with a passion for harnessing insurance risk in their organisations. The conference uses a combination of workshops by individuals who work at the coalface and ‘big name’ experts to explore how innovation, technological/medical advances, the political landscape and other market development will impact the Protection, Health and Care markets.

  • 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

    Covering current topics and industry trends, the conference also includes a pre-conference evening dinner (18 June) giving you the opportunity to develop your network. 

  • KSS event – FinTech and The Actuarial Profession

    EY, Atria One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh
    19 June 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.

    To book your place, please email Barry_Shannon@standardlife.com 

  • 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. 

  • AGM and Presidential Address 2019

    The Hub  Castlehill Edinburgh EH1 2NE
    26 June 2019

    Spaces available

    Notice is hereby given that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the INSTITUTE AND FACULTY OF ACTUARIES will be held at The Hub, Edinburgh on Wednesday 26 June 2019 at 16.30 (Preceded by tea from 16.00) and followed by a PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS given by John Taylor.

  • SIAS: The Impact of Air Pollution on Health and Life Expectancy

    Staple Inn Hall, High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QJ
    2 July 2019

    Spaces available

    Air pollution has gained increasing attention lately. Nicola Oliver, head of longevity and mortality research for Medical Intelligence, will discuss not only the impacts of air pollution on health and life expectancy but also how as an industry we should be addressing it.

  • GIRO Conference 2019

    EICC, The Exchange, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EE
    24-26 September 2019
    Spaces available

    GIRO is attended annually by over 800 delegates and speakers who are keen to discuss key topics such as Pricing, Reserving, Modelling and the future of the insurance industry. GIRO 2018 was a huge success and we have opened bookings early for what we hope will be another brilliant conference at the EICC in Edinburgh this year.