2018 Agenda


Marine Insurance London Thursday 5th July 2018


Registration and Coffee



Breakfast Briefing: The Landscape for a Modern P&I Club

This briefing will investigate if P&I Clubs are sitting on too much reserve. The panel will also focus on the role of a mutual in the 21st Century and consider whether or not Clubs should follow a more diverse pathway to ensure their survival.

Moderator: Jason Waguespack, Managing Director,  Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith Mark Cracknell, Senior Partner, Marine & Cargo Division , JLT Specialty Limited , Dorothea Ioannou , Chief Commercial Officer , The American Club Simon Swallow , Chief Executive, The Shipowners’ Club Gregory Thomas , Chief Business Development Officer , Skuld


Welcome Address: Roger Oldham, Founder & Managing Director, The London Market Forums & Amethyst Business Consultancy


Panel Discussion: A Global View on the Evolution of the Marine Insurance Industry


Moderator: Marcus Baker, Global Marine Practice Leader, Marsh Michael Burle , Head of Marine Division, Liberty Specialty Markets Lee Meyrick , Marine Specialty Chief Executive Officer, Aon Risk Solutions Paul Jennings , Chief Executive, North of England P&I Club


Keynote Address: Emerging Technologies in Marine Insurance – Learning from Other Industries


This keynote will explore the adoption of Distributed Ledger Technologies in Commercial Insurance and explore how the marine insurance market could be transformed by this innovative technology. The session will explore how the technology is already being adopted in other industries and how it has the potential to transform other sectors.


Gary Nuttall, Managing Director, Distlytics


Coffee Break



Panel Discussion: Distributed Ledger: A Case Study in Assessing Business Needs and Matching with the Correct End Solution.

This panel will discuss how a distributed ledger solution was used to improve the customer proposition, efficiency, offer better service and reduce costs.

Moderator: Helen Wright, Associate , Lysander PR Ian Meadows , Director , Insurance at Ernst & Young Chris Miller , Director Applications Engineering, Guardtime Michael Glaros , Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Hélène Stanway , Digital Leader, XL Catlin Madeline Bailey , Global Head of Strategic Initiatives, MS Amlin



Panel Discussion: Understanding the Maritime Insurance Cyber Threat

Moderator: Ant Gould, Freelance award and Editor Charles Fernandez , Head of Marine Liability & Hull , Canopius Monica Tigleanu , Partner, Cyber, Content & New Technology Risks, JLT Specialty Ltd Giles Hunnisett , Master Mariner – Consultant, Waves Group Andrew Hannay , Senior Underwriter, Norwegian Hull Club


Keynote Address: Go deeper: developing supermodels for marine insurers


In this keynote, Windward Co-Founder and CEO will explore the value insurers can gain from going deeper into the dynamic behaviour of vessels and analysis of past accidents.


Ami Daniel, CEO, Windward


Lunch and Networking



Keynote Address: Safeguarding the seas: London’s role in securing the future of global shipping

Dame Inga Beale, Chief Executive Officer, Lloyds of London



Panel Discussion: Finding the Balance Between Using Old, Current and New Practices in the Marine Insurance Sector

This panel will discuss cultural change and investigate if there is too much emphasis on new technology trends. Focusing on when technology can be a game changer and when it can be a distraction.

Moderator: Ant Gould, Freelance Journalist and Editor Tom Walker, Director, Tysers Kristof de Bremme , Global Head of Marine, AIG Ben Burkard , Underwriter, The Standard Club


Keynote Interviews: Dieter Berg, President, IUMI and Marcus Baker, Global Marine Practice Leader, Marsh


Coffee Break and Networking



Panel Discussion: How Will Electronic Placing Change the Landscape of Marine Insurance?

The panel will discuss why the electronic placement mandate was put in place by Lloyd’s, how it will be enforced, what the market associations are doing to support it. The panel will also consider why there is support for, and resistance against, adoption of electronic placement, and how firms are adapting to make electronic placement work for them.

Moderator: Helen Wright, Associate, Lysander PR Susan Jakobek , Managing Director, Placing Platform Limited Kim Darrington , Market Modernisation , IUA Tony Moore , Technical and Operational Practices Manager , Willis Towers Watson Ian Precious , Specialty Underwriting – Marine, Liberty Speciality Markets Peter Montanaro , Head of Syndicate Capability Oversight, Lloyds of London Jackie Hobbs , Associate Director, Liiba


Panel Discussion: Connected Policies


This panel discussion will examine what a connected policy is, how connected marine policies can support fractional policies and permit specialist underwriters. The panel will also discuss what can be learnt from motor telematics and how connected marine policies can create a safer, more streamlined global fleet.


Ranjith Kanipayur, Head of Business Architecture, Shipowners’ Club, Captain Rahul Khanna , Global Head of Marine Risk Consulting, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Ronny Reppe , Chief Executive Officer, Noria Andrew Yeoman , Chief Executive Officer, Concirrus


Closing Remarks: Roger Oldham, Founder & Managing Director, The London Market Forums & Amethyst Business Consultancy


Drinks Reception


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