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Risks in Life: Understand, Control and Master Them

Thursday 2 February 2017 09:00 - 17:00

This is a cross practice life and risk event offering high quality CPD in a series of presentations with time for Q&A after each.

It is delivered by experienced practitioners, and will help foster a better understanding of some risks and issues with new and renewed importance under Solvency II. The programme includes

  • Views from regulatory bodies
  • Discussions on risk appetitite and effective risk frameworks
  • Technical sessions including longevity, model risk and new asset class risk
  • Communicating Risk at Board level       


This event is intended for:

  • Life actuaries in financial reporting and reporting development
  • Product development and capital management/optimisation specialists
  • Other risk professionals within life offices, consultancies and reinsurers

Event organiser

Contact Waleed Soliman for more information.

020 7632 1476

09.00 - 09.20 Registration
09.20 - 09:30

Introduction and welcome by Chair

Marcus Bowser, Willis Towers Watson

9.30 - 10.20

Communicating Risk to the Board

Speaker: Penny James, Prudential 

10.20 - 11.10

PRA: Achieving an effective risk framework

Speaker: Johann Meeke, PRA 

11.10 - 11.30 Morning refreshments
11.30 -12.20

Making the most of a longevity internal model 

Speaker: Steven Baxter, Hymans Robertson 

12.20 - 13.20 Lunch
13.20 - 14:10

New Asset Class Risk

Speaker: Scott Eason, Barnett Waddingham

14:10 - 15:00

Implementing Model Risk Management

Speakers: Iain Maclugash, Risk Management Model Risk Working Party

15.00 - 15.20 Afternoon refreshments
15:20 - 16:10

FCA Conduct Risk

Speaker: Andrew Ruddle, FCA

16:10 - 17:00

Risk Appetite

Speaker: Ruth Middleton, Ernst Young 

17.00 Chairs Closing remarks




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

Nearest Public Transport

Staple Inn is best approached from the south side exit of Chancery Lane tube station on the Central Line. Bus routes include numbers: 8, 17, 242, 25, 45, 341, 243, 501, 521