Risk Forum Programme
 Chubb Benelux Risk Forum

Risk Forum Programme

Thursday 16 March 2017
Managing Geopolitical Risks

The forum will be chaired by Mike Jones, Editor of Strategic Risk magazine

1:30 pm – 1:45 pm     Welcome and coffee

1:45 pm – 1:50 pm     Introduction
Ron Verhulsdonck, Country President Benelux at Chubb

1:50 pm – 2:20 pm     Geopolitical trends
Thierry Malleret, economist, author and co-founder of The Monthly Barometer

Thierry Malleret, former Chief Economist of a major Russian investment bank, founder and chairman of the Global Risk Network at the World Economic Forum, and author of several business and academic books, including Global Risks – Business Success in Turbulent Times, will outline the geopolitical trends to watch out for in the next five years.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm     Strategy in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous world
James Moncrieff, Professor of Practice in Strategy at Ashridge

The future has always been unpredictable but the rate of change is accelerating and is driven more by disruption than by incremental change.  Disruptive forces are coming at us from many different directions.  James explores the new strategic approaches that businesses need, in order to survive and thrive in today’s complex and volatile world.

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm     Break 

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm     Panel discussion: Insurance challenges and solutions
During this session, risk and insurance experts will explore the subject of geopolitical risk and insurance in more detail. What are the key insurable exposures for European companies and what trends are they seeing in terms of the evolving challenges and solutions?

Panel members:
Rosalie André, Head of Insurance and Risk Management at Philips Lighting
Adam Stanley-Smith, Regional Director at The Ackerman Group
Piers Gregory, Head of Terrorism & Political Violence at Chubb
Murray Ross, Head of Wholesale Political Risk & Credit at Chubb
Stephane Baj, Regional Director of Accident & Health at Chubb

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm     Political risk mapping
Richard Jackson, Director of Research at IHS

With so much to consider, how can European businesses best stay informed about geopolitical risk trends? This is a practical session that will provide tips for risk managers on how to monitor, measure and better get a handle on their exposures to geopolitical risk.
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm     Break

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm     Demystifying Multinational Programmes
Suresh Krishnan, Executive Vice President, Global Accounts Division, Overseas General Insurance at Chubb

During this session on multinational insurance programmes we will focus on issues selected by you. Let us know via the registration page what technical issues you'd most want help with.

6:00 pm – 6:15 pm     Closing remarks and round-up of the event

6:15 pm – onwards     Dinner