The 2019 Moody’s Insurance Summit will once again gather leading insurance industry practitioners and credit analysts to explore industry trends and challenges with a mix of high-profile speakers and interactive breakout discussions.
As the environment surrounding insurance companies continues to change dramatically with ultra-low interest rates and an increase in natural disaster risks, insurers are asked to revise their traditional insurance operations in response to standardization of global regulations and new risks and make progress on numerous fronts simultaneously. Optimising financial performance, implementing a significant change to financial reporting, and enhancing environmental and social practices - all at time of great technological change.
Join to discuss a wide range of topics affecting the APAC insurance sector, including outlook for Chinese and Korean insurers, regulatory and capital regime changes, technology advancements, (re)insurance cycles and more
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Dr Jianqiao Lu joined the International Accounting Standards Board (Board) from the Chinese Ministry of Finance, where he most recently served as the director of the Accounting Regulatory Department. During his time there, he played a leading role in China’s work to align Chinese accounting standards with IFRS Standards. Dr Lu previously served as the head of China’s governmental accounting standards reform working group and also led projects to develop accounting standards for non-governmental not-for-profit organisations.Read Full Bio
Simon Harris is Managing Director for Global Insurance and Managed Investments, based in London. He is responsible for Moody’s analytic teams maintaining Moody’s ratings on re/insurers and managed investments globally.Read Full Bio
Sally Yim is an Associate Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group. Based in Hong Kong, Sally oversees teams responsible for the maintenance of ratings on Asian (including Japan) insurers and North Asian (excluding Japan) non-bank financial institutions.Read Full Bio
Andrew Waters is a Senior Director at Moody’s Analytics dedicated to providing solutions for the insurance sector, with a current focus that includes IFRS 17. His experience includes the provision of Solvency II standard formula and internal model solutions, with experience in liability approximations (replicating portfolios, curve fitting, Least Squares Monte Carlo), ALM, hedging, Economic Capital Optimisation, and stress testing.Read Full Bio
Frank Yuen is an Assistant Vice President with Moody’s Financial Institutions Group. Based in Hong Kong, he is part of the insurance rating team covering a portfolio of insurers in Asia Pacific.Read Full Bio
Qian Zhu is a Senior Credit Officer in Moody’s Financial Institutions Group in Shanghai, where she covers a portfolio of Asian insurance companies.Read Full Bio
Will is a Director at Moody’s Analytics and leads the Actuarial Modelling Services team in APAC. Will joined Barrie & Hibbert (subsequently acquired by Moody’s Analytics) in 2011 as a member of the modeling services team in Edinburgh, working on model calibration and investment governance services, before moving to the company's Hong Kong office as a Solutions Specialist in 2012. Formerly a Performance and Risk Manager at Alliance Trust Asset Management, Will has an MSc in Applied Mathematics from Heriot Watt University, a BSc in Mathematics from University Edinburgh and is a CFA charter holder.Read Full Bio
Colin is Managing Director of Insurance Solutions at Moody’s Analytics. The bulk of Colin’s career has been spent in financial risk management with Barrie & Hibbert (B&H) and Moody’s Analytics. During his time at B&H, Colin had a broad involvement across the business, working within a range of technical, management and customer-focused roles, in the UK, Europe and the US. The business’ growth resulted in the acquisition of B&H by Moody’s Analytics in 2011.Read Full Bio
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