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TIGI 2019 (Technical Issues in General Insurance)

25-26 April 2019

About this event

We’re pleased to offer this event which replaces the previous Pricing, Capital and Reserving seminars. 

Technical Issues in General Insurance (TIGI) is a two-day event, including a half-day programme on IFRS17, as well as 1.5 days of plenaries and workshops focussed on key technical issues in each of pricing, capital modelling and reserving areas of general insurance.


Bethan Faultless – a consultant for Willis Towers Watson working in the UK P&C team having been the Technical Pricing Manager for Markerstudy Group before that. She has an in-depth knowledge of all areas of insurance pricing with a more recent focus on using emerging machine learning techniques to solve practical insurance problems.

Matthew Lambert – a member of Willis Towers Watson’s pricing team with practical experience of using machine learning in a wide variety of use cases such as augmenting risk models and designing strategic segments for insurers to target.

Fred Karlinsky – Shareholder, Co-Chair Insurance Regulatory & Transactions Practice at Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Fred will present the G2: Pricing Workshop - Cyber Pricing from Florida via live stream

Renaud Million is the co-founder and CEO of SPIXII, an award-winning InsurTech company dedicated to helping more people get better protected through automated technology. Passionate about transforming the insurance industry, the move to start SPIXII was a natural fit. Renaud was named Young actuarial professional of the year 2017 by Insurance ERM.

James Orr – Chief Actuary for General Insurance at the Prudential Regulation Authority, part of the Bank of England Group. He is also the Head of Department for the General Insurance Risk Specialists within the PRA. His career has included working for Lloyd’s of London, time as a GI consultant, and five years with the PRA’s predecessor organisation, the Financial Services Authority.



The newly formed General Insurance Lifelong Learning (GILL) Committee are busy preparing the General Insurance (GI) Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme for 2019.

To support this broad agenda further, the GILL Committee has issued a call for speakers for the upcoming events - CIGI, and GIRO where we are looking for a diverse line-up of quality knowledgeable speakers to provide a variety of perspectives and challenges covering technical and professional non-life actuarial areas. We are interested in hearing about any current topics. Some potential areas may include:

  • Effect of Brexit on the insurance industry
  • Ogden Discount Rate
  • IFRS17
  • Inflation
  • Cyber Risk
  • AI and Machine Learning
  • Data Science
  • Market Disruption
  • Latest research from working parties

The call for speakers for CIGI will close on 3 May and GIRO/ potential webinar topics will now close on 31 May 2019. All submissions will be considered independently by the GILL Committee and we will get back to you shortly after the deadline. When submitting your proposal, please state the event you would prefer to speak at.

If you are  keen to share your extensive knowledge and technical expertise  of the GI industry please submit a proposal for one or more of the GI Seminars taking place this year


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