Hosted by the Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies
What is insurers’ role in building resilience to the challenges of today … and of tomorrow?
Register now for a week of free online events that will explore how the insurance industry can help economies and societies manage pandemic risks, retirement saving gaps, climate risks and more.
Future resilience - Wednesday, 2 June (12h30-13h30 CEST)
A top-level session to kick-off Resilience Week, touching on all aspects of future resilience from an insurance perspective, with a particular focus on systemic risks.
The European Commission view
The insurance industry view
Alexander Sarrigeorgiou is chairman of the Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies and chairman and CEO of the Eurolife FFH Insurance Group. He is a member of the executive board for EMEA of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and chairman of the Hellenic Advisory Board of South East European Studies at the University of Oxford, UK (SEESOX). He has held senior executive positions in the insurance and asset management industries in Greece and the US.
Pension resilience - Wednesday, 2 June (14h-15h CEST)
A look at the insurance industry’s current and future role in increasing individuals’ retirement security.
Deputy minister for social insurance, Ministry of Labour & Social Affairs, Greece
CEO, P&V Group, Belgium
Moderator: Olav Jones
Deputy director general, Insurance Europe
Panos Tsakloglou has been Greece’s Deputy Minister of labour in charge of social insurance since August 2020. From 2012 to 2014 he was chair of the Greek government’s Council of Economic Advisers and a member of the EU Economic and Financial Committee and Eurogroup Working Group. His previous positions include social policy advisor to two Greek Prime Ministers. He is a professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business, a research fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA, Bonn) and senior research fellow of the Hellenic Observatory (LSE, London), focusing on the economics of social policy and labour and education economics.
Hilde Vernaillen became CEO of P&V Insurance and VIVIUM in 2011 after 20 years with the P&V Group. She is currently president of the Belgian insurance association, Assuralia, and chair of ICMIF, the global federation of cooperative and mutual insurers. She is a member of the board of Euresa, a European economic interest group for cooperation between mutual and cooperative insurers, and is president of Febecoop, which promotes the co-operative model at regional, federal, European and international level.
Olav Jones has been deputy director general of Insurance Europe since 2011. He is a member of the IFRS Advisory Council and EIOPA’s occupational pensions stakeholder group. He previously spent 15 years working for Prudential, Fortis and Ageas, latterly as group chief risk officer.
Insurance regulation’s role in resilience - Thursday, 3 June (12h30-13h30 CEST)
How do Solvency II and other regulations governing insurers affect their ability to contribute to resilience-building?
Director general, Insurance Europe
Executive director, European Insurance & Occupational Pensions Authority
Markus Ferber has been an MEP (DE, EPP) since 1994. During his time in office, he has served in multiple high-profile roles and takes a keen interest in financial services legislation. Currently, he serves as the coordinator of the European People’s Party in the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee.
Digital resilience - Didier Reynders, EU Commissioner for Justice (video)
This webinar has been cancelled. Click below to watch the recorded opening remarks of Didier Reynders, European Commissioner for Justice.
Climate resilience - Monday, 7 June (12h30-13h30 CEST)
How can insurers contribute to reducing the gaps in protection against climate-related risks. And, as long-term investors, what is their role in supplying sustainable investments?
Sven Giegold MEP (Greens, DE)
Group CEO, Swiss Re, Switzerland
Moderator: Don Forgeron
President, Global Federation of Insurance Associations
President & CEO, Insurance Bureau of Canada
Resilience lessons from the pandemic - Tuesday, 8 June (13h-14h CEST)
What has the COVID-19 pandemic taught us about how we manage future systemic events, be they pandemics, cyber attacks or climate-action failures?
Chairman, Allianz SE, Germany
Stéphanie Yon-Courtin MEP (Renew, FR)
Moderator: Alexandros Sarrigeorgiou
Chairman, Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies
Chairman & CEO, Eurolife FFH Insurance Group, Greece