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Agenda

08.00 – 08.30: Registration & refreshments


08.30 – 08.35: Chairman’s welcome
David Otudeko,
Assistant Director, Head of Prudential Regulation, Association of British Insurers (ABI)


08.35 – 09.00: Opening keynote speaker to be announced...


09.00 – 09.30: Fixed income panel (sponsored by LGIM)
The fixed income market in 2024 is emerging as a significant area of opportunity for insurance investors amid a landscape filled with economic adjustments, geopolitical tensions, and the anticipation of a US Presidential election. This panel will explore the key opportunities within fixed income for insurers and the risk appetite in this market.

Panellists:
Todd Isaac, Chief Investment & Treasury Officer, Hiscox
Corrado Pistarino, Chief Investment Officer, Foresters Friendly Society
More panellists to be announced...


 09.30 – 10.20: Session to be announced...


10.20 – 10.40: Coffee break


10.40 – 11.05: Session to be announced...


11.05 – 11.35: Private credit panel (sponsored by Schroders)
Private credit has emerged as one of the fastest growing asset classes in the institutional investment space. With the potential to offer an illiquidity premium compared to publicly traded fixed income asset classes, as well as its historically lower average recovery rates than equivalent rated public corporate bonds, and historically low correlation to more traditional asset classes, this asset class offers strong diversification benefits. The panel will explore what areas of private credit are being utilised in portfolios and how this is enhancing risk/return investment profiles.
Panellist:
Prasun Mathur, Head of Private Assets, Aviva UK Life
James Mitchell, Head of Strategic Partnerships & Research, Phoenix Group
David Ramroop,
 Chief Investment Officer, Just Group
More panellists to be announced...


11.35 – 12.25: Session to be announced...


12.25 – 13.10: Lunch break


13.10 – 13.40: Sustainability panel (sponsored by Columbia Threadneedle Investments)
This panel will explore the latest sustainable investment thinking among insurers, where the industry stands on the ESG debate and how the industry can continue progressing in this area.
Panellists to be announced...


13.40 – 14.30:Session to be announced...


14.30 – 14.40: Coffee break


14.40 – 15.30: Session to be announced...


15.30 – 16.00: Real assets panel (sponsored by Manulife)
Real assets offer an illiquidity premium, tend to be less vulnerable to unexpected changes in inflation and are uncorrelated with financial assets., therefore providing portfolio diversification. This panel will explore the real asset strategies being deployed in the current investment environment and how insurers are benefiting from this space.
Panellists to be announced...


16.00 – 16.05: Chairman’s round up and end of conference