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Agenda

8.30 – 9.00am
Coffee and registration
9.05 - 9.15am
Welcome
Karen Gill MBE & Max Benson MBE, Founders, Everywoman Ltd
9:15 – 9:55am
Fireside Chat
In this open conversation with the CEOs of two of the country’s leading insurers, we discuss industry transformation, the future of work and the role of inclusion as a business driver.
9.55 – 10.30am
Panel- Diversity and the Insurance Industry....The Journey Ahead
How does the insurance industry measure up when it comes to the gender pay gap? This panel will talk through the state of play and current gender diversity challenges specific to the industry. In this candid Q&A format, several thought leaders provide their insight into how to bridge the divide. Chair: Lynn O’Connor, Global Diversity & Inclusion Specialist
Pauline Miller, Head of Talent Development & Inclusion, Lloyds Corporation
Louisa Lombardo, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Chubb
Jim Bichard, UK Insurance Lead, PwC
10.30 – 10.50am
In conversation with
Tangy C Morgan, Senior Advisor, Bank of England
10.50 - 11.10am
Morning break
11.10 – 11.45am
Panel – Succeeding in an Era of Transformation: Conquering the Big Data, AI and New Tech Frontiers
With digital transformation a common theme across companies, the need for new types of skillsets have never been greater. There is a wealth of opportunity available for those willing to seize it if you’re fast to adapt. This panel showcases those women leading the way in insurance tech. Chair: Nimisha Patel, CIO, RSA
Janthana Kaenprakhamroy, CEO & Founder, Tapoly UK
Martha Phillips, Head of Risk Management UK Operations Programmes, Aviva
Sabine VanderLinden, Partner Rainmaking, Rainmaking InsurTech
11.45am – 12.25pm
The Art of the Possible: Defying Stereotypes and Preconceptions through Inclusion
Pre-conceived ideas of women could have stopped many of our role models being who they were. We are all part of the movement to dispel limiting stereotypes but how do you practice inclusivity yourself?
Melanie Eusebe, Founder, The Black British Business Awards
12.25 - 13.00pm
Panel – The Business Value of Diversity – Harnessing your Network and Maximising Investor/Client Relationships
Diversity is no longer a nice to have – increasingly clients and investors take the diversity of a company’s workforce into consideration when choosing who to do business with. In addition, cross-company diversity initiatives allow for informal networking and best practice sharing within the wider industry. This unique session brings together insurance, client side and investor perspectives to give wider insight into business considerations and provide practical tips on how to make the most of this focus on diversity
13.00-14.00pm
Lunch
14.00 – 14.20pm
Unconscious gender bias in the Insurance Industry
This session will look at how you can better develop an awareness of your own unconscious bias and its impact on your day to day practices such as recruitment, decision making and team dynamics.
Katherine Bryant, The Progress Partnership
14.20 -14.50pm
Panel- Managing the Speed of Change: Vital Leadership Skills in the 21st Century In an environment where change remains the constant, leading a team effectively requires a range of qualities and competencies. In this session, leaders discuss the keys to impactful leadership. Chair: Barbara Schönhofer, Founder, The Insurance Supper Club
Sima Ruparelia, Chief Actuary - EMEA, AIG
Pamela Thomson-Hall, CEO, CEEMEA, Willis Towers Watson
Lyn Grobler, Group CIO, Hyperion Insurance Group
14.50 - 15.10pm
Afternoon break
​15.10 - 16.10pm
Power Hour Session 1 – Owning the Room
This workshop will help you uncover the secrets of confidence, control and charisma- how to work a room (even if you're an introvert) and connect with people quickly and effectively.
Jodi Goldman, Personal Impact Specialist, Jodi Goldman Ltd
16.10 – 17.10pm
Power House Session 2 – Your Authentic Self – Introverts/Extroverts
This workshop will help you identify whether you are an introvert or extrovert as well as recognise your strengths and growth areas, shining a spotlight on how to develop these.
Lucy Ball, Lucy Ball Consulting
17.10 - 17.20pm
Closing remarks
Karen Gill MBE & Max Benson MBE, Founders, Everywoman Ltd
17.30pm
Networking Drinks

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