12th Asian Insurance CFO Summit 2018

23-25 May 2018, Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong

Theme: "Transforming the CFO Risk Agenda - The New Wave"

Programme

Day One: Wednesday, 23 May 2018
6:00pm
Early Registration of Speakers and Delegates
6:30pm
Welcome Cocktail Hosted by EY
8:00pm
Close of Day One
Day Two: Thursday, 24 May 2018
8:00am
Registration & Welcome Coffee
9:00am
Welcome Address by Opening Session Chairman
Jonathan Zhao, EY Managing Partner and Asia Pacific Insurance Practice Leader
9:15am
Regulatory keynote address
John Leung, CEO, Insurance Authority, Hong Kong
9:30am
Opening Address
David Alexander, Chairman, General Insurance Council,
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers
9:45am
Industry Address: Key Challenges and Predictions for 2018 and Beyond
Clarence Wong, Chief Economist Asia, Swiss Re
10:15am
Credit Rating as Reality Check on an Insurer’s Business and its Financial Strength
José Ribeiro, Managing Director, A.M. Best Asia-Pacific Ltd
10:45am
Q&A
10:50am
Tea Break
Session Chairman:
Paul McNamara, Editor, Asia Insurance Review
Regulatory Change Risks: Session on IFRS 17
11:20am
The Business and Financial Impact of IFRS 17
Martyn van Wensveen, EY Advisory Partner & APAC IFRS 17 Implementation Leader
Tze Ping Chng, EY Partner, Actuarial & Insurance Advisory Services
Doru Pantea, EY Partner, Assurance
11:50am
A Multi-Valuation Accounting Solution to IFRS 17 Implementation: The Baseline Delta Approach
Mark Winskill, Head of Financial Planning & Analysis, Asia, Swiss Re
12:20pm
IFRS from a Regional Perspective
Bob Owel, Director, IFRS 17 and 9 Implementation, AIA
12:50pm
Q&A followed by Lunch Hosted by EY
2:00pm
Turning IFRS 17 Compliance Into Opportunities Through Analytics
Dr Dennis Leung, Director of Presales, SAS
Innovation Session
2:30pm
Dialogue: Is Investing in InsurTech and Partnering with Start-Ups an Opportunity or Challenge?
Daniel Tu, President & Chief Product & Platform Officer, Gen Life
Jonathan Zhao, EY Managing Partner and Asia Pacific Insurance Practice Leader
3:00pm
Innovation in Insurance: How Technology Trends are Fast Changing the Operational Landscape for CFOs
Warren Hong, Deputy General Manager, Business Development, Munich Re Hong Kong
3:30pm
Q&A
3:40pm
Tea Break
4:10pm
Panel: Financial Crime and Impact on Bottomline Financial Compliance

Discussion Overview for Financial Crime and Impact on Bottomline

  • The AML checklist for CFOs: Staffing appropriately and getting the best use of technology to avoid massive cost center building outs and improve efficiency
  • Practical impact: Dealing with increased regulatory pressure in relation to financial crime compliance issues
  • Key financial crime issues: Offshore Chinese mainland policyholders and common reporting standard impact
Panel Chair:
Josh Heiliczer, EY Executive Director
Panellists:
Maaike van Meer, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, AXA
Niall Grady, Chief Compliance Officer, Asia, Prudential Corporation Asia
Zachariah Ezekiel, Assistant Vice President & Head of AML Compliance, Asia, Manulife Financial Asia Limited
5:00pm
End of Day Two
Note: Programme is subject to change
Day Three: Friday, 25 May 2018
Session Chairman:
David Alexander, Chairman, General Insurance Council, The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers
9:00am
Risk-Based Capital Regime in Hong Kong
Raymond Tam, Executive Director, Policy & Development, Insurance Authority, Hong Kong
9:30am
Financial Controls and Risk Mitigation with Digital Transformation
Ila Imani, CEO, Expenzing
10:00am
Panel: Cyber Security
Evolving World of Cyber Risk: An Insurance Lens
Panel Chair:
Jeremy Pizzala, EY Partner and APAC Cybersecurity Leader
Panellists:
Steven Myers, Chief Information Security Officer, AIA Group
Laura Winwood, Representative, Asia Cloud Computing Association & Director – Hong Kong, TRPC
Dale Johnstone, Chief Information Security Officer – Chief Technology Office, AXA China Region Insurance Company Limited
Thomas Haddrill, General Representative for Hong Kong, Lloyd's
10:45am
Tea Break
Session Chairman:
Paul McNamara, Editor, Asia Insurance Review
11:10am
Credit Risk and Bad Debts – The Impact on Your Business

Three Macro-Economic Trends and Risks to Look Out for: Trade, Debt and Payment
Trade Credit Insurance: What’s in it for You and Your Business?

Chris Murphy, Commercial Director, Euler Hermes

11:40am
Panel: The CFO Crystal Ball
Looking at a Futuristic View of the world for CFOs
Panellists:
Louis Lee, Regional CFO, SCOR Global Life Asia Pacific
Rockson Leung, Chief Financial Officer, Hong Kong, Manulife (International) Ltd
Mark Stamper, Chief Financial Officer, Cigna International Markets
12:20pm
Reinsurance as a Corporate Finance Tool
Dr Andreas Müller, Managing Director, Munich Re
12:50pm
Lunch
2:00pm
Accounting for Cyber Risks - How Much Does Cyber Actually Cost the Industry?
Jef Lacson, Chief Financial Officer, AIG Philippines Insurance, Inc.
2:30pm
Start-Ups and Insurtech: Keeping up with the Changing Landscape
Michael Chan, Co-Founder, Seasonalife
3:00pm
Q&A
3:10pm
Closing Address
3:30pm
Tea Break
4:00pm
End of Conference
Note: Programme is subject to change

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