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Life Conference 2018 Sponsors and Exhibitors

Thank you to our sponsors and exhibitors for your continued support.

 

Barnett Waddingham Barnett Waddingham

Barnett Waddingham are proud to be a leading independent UK consultancy at the forefront of risk, pensions, investment and insurance.  We’re a team of 1,000 people, 68 of whom are partners, each delivering on our values and our promise, ensuring the highest levels of trust, integrity and quality.

Capita capita

Capita Life & Pensions, part of Capita plc, employs more than 12,000 highly qualified and trained staff. Our people drive our vision and success because they understand the industry and they have the experience to provide a first-class service to our clients' customers. We use their talent and the very latest technology to deliver change and unlock value for our life and pensions clients. Every day we make processes smarter, organisations more efficient and customer experiences better.

We have a large number of finance and actuarial specialists over various UK locations. We offer flexible delivery and resource solutions ranging from outsource to interim placements.

Emerald Group EMERALD

Celebrating our 20th birthday this year, Emerald Group delivers recruitment services to the Financial Services market, across the UK, Europe, Middle East and recently opened US office. We provide specialist recruitment solutions to firms seeking skilled candidates, within the insurance and pensions markets.

Our teams of specialized, highly trained and experienced consultants build lasting relationships with both clients and candidates, offering independent and trusted advice.

These specialist teams focus on vertical markets to provide 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, US and wider International markets.

EXAXE EXAXE

Exaxe is an award-winning provider of digital solutions to the life and pension sector enabling life assurers to respond with greater e­fficiency to the changing marketplace.

With headquarters in Ireland and o­ffices in the United Kingdom, we provide leading edge front, middle, and back-o­ffice SaaS solutions specifically for life, pensions, and wealth sectors. Exaxe solutions allow our clients to benefit from a modern technology platform without large upfront licence fees. Customers can pay per usage and work anywhere, anytime.

Exaxe solutions are in use in a wide range of client organisations throughout Europe, such as; Acorn Life, Aviva, AXA Life Invest, Capita, Foresters Friendly Society, OneFamily, Police Mutual, Retirement Advantage, and the Eureko Group.

FIS FIS

About FIS’ Prophet solution

FIS’ Prophet is a leading enterprise-wide actuarial modelling system that helps insurance and financial services companies meet reporting responsibilities, improve risk management, and develop more profitable products faster. Prophet uses customisable 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 modelling and data management capabilities. Prophet is used by more than 10,000 users at nearly 1000 customer sites in over 70 countries.

FRS FRS

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 Goodman Massow

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.

HFG 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 Hymans Robertson

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.

INSIGHT DECISION Insight Decision

Insight Decision provides a comprehensive, integrated suite of BI systems for insurance providing actuarial, financial and operational analytics, including profitability, experience studies and IBNR for Life & Health and P&C. The system is built on Microsoft SQL Server with Analysis Services, delivered through Excel, deployed onsite or in the cloud, and can be integrated with enterprise BI reporting tools. The system enables companies to make faster and better decisions, provide confidence in data, and enables staff to focus on analysis rather than working in support of the data.

LOGiQ3 Group lOGIQ3

The LOGiQ3 Group, an RGAx company, provides a comprehensive suite of solutions to the global insurance and reinsurance sector, which is underpinned by market leading services, systems, and outsourcing solutions. In addition, our innovation community, Cookhouse Lab, fosters cocreation to drive new solutions for the current and future trends of InsurTech. Operating in 14 countries, serving over 300 customers, we bring together actuaries, underwriters, innovators and business experts to solve key challenge in the insurance industry. The LOGiQ3 Group is uniquely positioned to lead change in the life insurance industry for the better, simplifying life.

MILLIMAN mILLIMAN

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.

OLIVER JAMES ASSOCIATES Oliver James 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 https://www.rpc.co.uk/services/rpc-consulting/

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 Schroders

Schroders is a global asset manager. We have been managing insurance assets for clients since 1972 and now manage €86.9 billion of insurance client assets worldwide.

The dedicated insurance asset management group was established in 2007 as a hub of insurance knowledge and expertise within the firm, recognising the growing interest from insurance companies in a more sophisticated investment and risk dialogue with their asset manager. Using Schroders broad investment and risk management capabilities we design and deliver capital efficient investment strategies that fit clients' needs. Our strategy is underpinned by an evaluation of our clients’ risk tolerances, asset allocation strategies as well as their expected return.

We pride ourselves on our dedicated insurance team drawn from a range of disciplines include actuarial, accounting, insurance and investment. For more information, visit www.schroders.com/iam

SOFTWARE ALLIANCE sOFTWARE aLLIANCE

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.

WILLIS TOWERS WATSON Willis Towers Watson

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.