5th Edition IFRS 17 Forum 2020

Reviewing the latest IFRS17 trends, methodology and concluding plans for timelines and implementation

5TH EDITION IFRS 17, 2021

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TRANSITION & IMPLEMENTATION
Reviewing the final requirements and integration with systems

ENDORSEMENT PROCESS
Understanding how to manage complexities within the endorsement process

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Establishing KPIs to manage and understand business performance

CONTRACTUAL SERVICE MARGIN
Measuring and incorporating CSM and classification of products under IFRS 17

RE-INSURANCE
Uncertainty and expectations of product treatments for reinsurance under IFRS 17

COMMUNICATION
Communicating the impacts of IFRS 17 to internal and external stakeholders

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eeLain Ong

EeLain Ong
CFO
DHL Insurance

Alexandre Tzenev

Alexandre Tzenev
Managing Director – Financial Solutions EMEA
SCOR Global Life

Oscar Kitasoboka

Oscar Kitasoboka
Chief Actuary
UAE Insurance Authority

Stephen bishop

Stephen Bishop
Business Project Manager – IFRS 17 Reinsurance
Munich Re

Brian Birch

Brian Birch
IFRS 17 Project Manager
Randall & Quilter

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BrianBirch

Brian Birch
IFRS 17 project manager
Randall & Quilter

Biography

Brian has worked as an accountant or consultant in General, Life, Reinsurance and Lloyd’s since 1994. He has worked on five IFRS 17 and fifteen Solvency II projects in consulting, software development and project management.

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Matt Benaron
Director
VantagePoint

Biography

Strategy consulting, finance-systems advisory, software implementation, technical accounting, insurance accounting and finance transformation.

As Director and Co-founder, Matt leads the VantagePoint team by drawing upon his extensive experience implementing finance solutions across multiple sectors. He is a CIMA-qualified chartered accountant with comprehensive experience across varying finance systems as a solutions architect.

Matt maintains an in-depth understanding of the insurance industry, including current regulatory & compliance requirements

StephenBishop

Stephen Bishop
Business project manager – IFRS 17 Reinsurance
Munich Re

Biography

Experienced Head Of Health Actuarial and Corporate Underwriting with a demonstrated history of working in the insurance and reinsurance industry. Strong healthcare services professional skilled in Portfolio Management,Product Development, Enterprise Risk Management, Health Insurance, and Risk Management.

JoClube

Jo Clube
Group Technical Accounting Director
Aviva

Biography

Jo Clube is the Accounting Policy Development Lead and Technical Accounting Director at Aviva PLC, responsible for IFRS policy and developments, focusing particularly on IFRS 17, the new standard for insurance contracts. Jo represents the UK industry on the IASB’s Transition Resource Group which seeks to support the Global implementation of IFRS 17.

Peter Drummond

Peter Drummond
Senior Project Director – UK Endorsement Board
Financial Reporting Council

Biography

Peter is a Senior Project Director in the secretariat of the UK Endorsement Board. He leads the project to assess IFRS 17 against the endorsement criteria set out in UK legislation for the adoption of IFRS for use in the UK.

Previously Peter worked for HMRC, advising tax and policy specialists on accounting practice and developments, and was part of the team that developed the current life tax regime. Peter trained with PricewaterhouseCoopers and immediately before joining HMRC he worked for PwC in London as a Director in Transaction Services.

Oscar

Oscar Kitasoboka
Chief Actuary
UAE Insurance Authority

Biography

Oscar is Chief Actuary at the UAE Insurance Authority, leading the implementation of IFRS 17 and risk-based regulation. He has spoken about IFRS 17 matters and its challenges at many events in Europe and the Gulf. He was previously Chief Actuary at Legal & General’s non-life insurance business, has 20 years’ experience in insurance and holds an MBA from the Edinburgh Business School.

EeLainOng

EeLain Ong
CFO, Global Finance Director
DHL Insurance

Biography

EeLain is a finance professional who has specialised in the in/reinsurance industry for 25 years. She currently co-manages the insurance function of Deutsche Post DHL, a DAX-30 listed logistics group of €65bn turnover – with an insurable footprint spanning assets in 220 countries, 550,000 staff, and a huge fleet of aircraft/vehicles. Having been in successive leadership positions with various re/insurers – ERS, Tokio Millennium, CNA and XL – she launched her career as a chartered accountant at Deloitte/Mazars, where she rotated across the disciplines of audits, flotations, mergers/acquisitions, and a regulatory secondment to the Lloyd’s of London insurance market.

EeLain specialises in startups, having overseen the birth of 3 in/reinsurance entities and built their finance functions from first principles. Her wide-ranging experiences span pricing retro/prospective deals in conjunction with underwriters/actuaries, delivering business plan targets, investor relations messaging, maximising treasury yields, optimising investment asset allocations, mitigating in/direct taxes, streamlining monthly close processes, building data lakes/warehouses and latterly, digitalising processes through RPAs.

EeLain actively volunteers as a business mentor to graduates of her alma mater, Hull University, and continues to provide financial and governance expertise to a Mayan land rights charity. She previously served on a property management’s board advising on financial and legal transactions.

MartinSchmid

Martin Schmid
Head Valuation Life
Baloise Insurance Company

Biography

As Head of Valuation Life I have been responsible for the cash flow, valuation and risk model development, its application and the reporting in local and IFRS reserving, solvency, MCEV, as well as ALM.
I helped shaping the regulatory framework within the industry’s working groups for local reservation, SST and am doing now so for IFRS 17.
Now I am driving the IFRS 17 development within the financial transformation project on group level, where I am responsible for the methodology, the implementation of the IFRS 17 calculation engine and the posting rules of the results.
I advise my co-project leads in financial steering, presentation, and process matters as far as IFRS 17 is concerned.

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Alexandre Tzenev
Managing Director – Financial Solutions EMEA
SCOR Global Life

Biography

Alex has over 15 years of experience in the structuring of reinsurance financing solutions – first in New York with Lehman Brothers and in London with Swiss Re. Alex is currently the head of EMEA financial solutions at SCOR Global Life with a responsibility of assisting clients with capital or accounting optimization issues. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and CFA.

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CAN YOUR ORGANISATION CONTRIBUTE?

Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. For more information on what we can offer, please contact sales@cefpro.com or call us on +1 888 677 7007 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

Can I present at the IFRS 17 2020 Forum?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at the IFRS 17 2020 Forum. For further information on this please contact alice.kelly@cefpro.com or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.

What is the cost and what is included in the registration fee?

This virtual Forum is free to attend for those representing financial institutions or government bodies. There is a nominal fee for those representing a service provider / vendor / consultancy. For more information please contact amy.greene@cefpro.com

Where can I find the Forum documentation and speaker presentations?

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations after the Forum* We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible. *Please note that our speakers often have to gain permission from their relevant compliance departments to release their presentations. On rare occasions compliance may not allow presentations to be distributed.

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