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2018 Strategic Issues Conference

Organized Chaos: Keeping Pace in an Environment of Disruption

9/16/2018 - 9/18/2018
Grand Hyatt Bali, Bali, Indonesia

Overview

Who Attends

This conference is designed for CEOs and senior executives at financial services and life insurance companies doing business in the Asia-Pacific who want:

  • The inside track on emerging opportunities
  • To learn from case studies and best practices
  • The latest developments in marketing, distribution, and corporate management

Opening Keynote Speaker

Dominic ZieglerDominic Ziegler, "Banyan" Columnist, The Economist

Dominic Ziegler is the author of The Economist's “Banyan” column on Asian affairs, based in Hong Kong. Before that, he edited the magazine’s Asia pages out of London. From 2005 to 2009 he was its Tokyo bureau chief. He also served as China correspondent between 1994 and 2000, opening The Economist’s first mainland bureau in Beijing. He has been the magazine’s financial editor and its Washington correspondent. He is the author of “Black Dragon River” (2015), which is about the Amur, the longest river that most people have never heard of.

Closing Keynote Speaker

Dominic ZieglerDr. Leroy Chiao, Former NASA Astronaut and ISS Commander

Dr. Chiao has a unique perspective of the world, being one of the few individuals to have seen it from space. A veteran of four space missions, he most recently served as Commander and NASA Science Officer of Expedition 10 aboard the International Space Station. He has logged over 229 days in space – over 36 hours of which were spent in Extra-Vehicular Activity (spacewalks). In addition to his human spaceflight experience at NASA, he has also worked extensively in academia, government laboratories and in commercial ventures and technology startups. Dr. Chiao’s accomplished track record in space, in the lab, and in the business world offers audiences an unparalleled perspective into space exploration and how lessons learned apply to businesses worldwide. His broad technical expertise allows him to offer compelling insights on future technology trends, the fascinating biomedical effects of spaceflight, and how businesses must pay attention to technology and innovation to stay on top. A native English speaker, Dr. Chiao also speaks Mandarin Chinese and Russian.

Highlights


Please join us at this meeting to examine global and regional issues. You and your team will learn invaluable information in key strategic areas driving market success. Additionally, attendees will have a unique opportunity to meet with peers, industry analysts, and regulators to gain their perspectives on what it takes to succeed in today’s business environment.

Register early to reserve your seat to hear the latest trends, research, and predictions on:

  • Asia’s geopolitical environment

  • Data Driven Underwriting Solutions

  • Talent Management and Cultural Assessments

  • Penetrating Emerging Markets

  • Managing digital ecosystems

  • Asia’s investment and interest rate outlook

  • Successful, Profitable Bancassurance Models

  • Predictive Modeling

  • Strategies for creating a learning culture

  • InsurTechs and Digital Partnerships

  • Healthcare Innovations: The impact of medical technology on insurance products and sales

  • Organizational Transformation Case Studies

  • And more!

Interpretation Services

This conference will be presented in English, with interpretation services available in Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, and Thai if requested by 16 or more registrants before August 17, 2018. 

Thank You to our 2018 Sponsors

Registration

Registration Rates (in U.S. dollars)

Register by 17 August, 2018
LIMRA, LOMA and/or AAMAI member: US$1,499
Nonmember US$1,999

Register after 17 August, 2018
LIMRA, LOMA and/or AAMAI member: US$1,599
Nonmember US$2,099

Spouse/Guest: US$149
A registration fee of $149 is available to spouses and guests of registered attendees. Individuals in an industry-related position, co-workers, or associates do not qualify. We invite spouses/guests to participate in the event's food and social functions and ask that they wear their badge to these events. Participation in the general sessions and workshops is limited to those who have paid the full registration fee to attend the conference.

Thinking about bringing your entire senior team? Multiple registration discounts are available. Please email Ms. Megan Schwartz at mschwartz@limra.com for more information.


Refund Policy

All cancellations and refund requests must be received in writing. These requests carry a U.S. $100 administrative charge. Full refunds minus the administrative fee will be granted on written requests received no later than ten business days before the meeting date. No refunds will be granted if the request is received within ten business days of the meeting. If for any reason a meeting is cancelled, LIMRA/LOMA will refund the total registration fee. However, LIMRA/LOMA will not be responsible for any travel, hotel accommodations or other costs incurred. Cancellation requests should be submitted to meetings@loma.org.

Hotel/Venue

Grand Hyatt Bali

Kawasan Wisata Nusa Dua BTDC, Nusa Dua
Bali, Indonesia, 80363

Hotel Reservations

If you receive any unsolicited or suspicious email or phone call about a hotel booking in conjunction with this meeting, our advice is not to click on it, but delete the email immediately. In the case of a phone call, never give out your credit card information. Our designated conference hotels will never call you unless you contact them first.

The Grand Hyatt Bali hotel is the crown jewel of resorts in Nusa Dua with 5 star facilities, located steps away from Bali Collection shopping centre and just 15 minutes from Bali Airport (DPS).

Make your room reservation at the Grand Hyatt Bali by August 17, 2018 and mention the LIMRA LOMA Strategic Issues Conference to receive a garden view room at the discounted group rate of US$155 single/$175 double per night, plus applicable taxes. The special conference group rates are available 3 days before and 3 days after the meeting dates, and include:

  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • High speed internet access in guest room and public spaces
  • Complimentary welcome drink during check-in
  • Welcome fruits in room and complimentary drinking water
  • 2 pm check-in time and 12 noon check-out time.

Please note that all reservations are subject to availability of rooms at the time of your reservation, so book early to avoid disappointment!

To make hotel reservations: 

Online: Visit the Grand Hyatt Bali reservation page and use Group Code G-F481
Telephone: Call (62) 361 77 1234 and mention the LIMRA & LOMA Strategic Issues Conference and Group code G-F481

Visa Requirements:

Some participants may need a visa to enter Indonesia. Visa invitations will be issued only to paid conference registrants. To request an invitation please contact Ms. Trish Sasso, LIMRA at psasso@limra.com.

Agenda

Speakers

Mark W. Carter
Manager, Business Innovation, IBM Global Insurance Industry
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    1:43 pm: Struggling with your Digital Ecosystems? Insurance Platforms can Help!

Mark W. Carter

Manager, Business Innovation, IBM Global Insurance Industry

With 36 years of IBM experience, Mark is skilled in collaborating with C-Suite executives to help manage complex transformations, integrate line of business ecosystems and communities, and support high performance sales teams. In his current role, Mark works with insurance clients to strengthen their business strategies through innovation, radical cost reduction, Robotics Process Automation (RPA), InsurTech and IT maturity models. He also advises insurers on the challenges associated with making data driven decisions, while helping them to sustain profitable growth, address domestic and global integration challenges, and create a culture of high performance and continual transformation. Prior to his current role, Mark held various roles in IBM’s Financial Services Sector Americas, and was the Chief Architect in building the Competitive and Emerging Line of Business for IBM. Mark has Bachelor of Sciences degree in Marketing from San Diego State University, received his certification in competitive strategy and industry analysis at Harvard University, and has completed executive programs at Boston University, Wharton Business School, and The Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Rotha Chan
AVP and Chief Agency Officer, Manulife Cambodia
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm: Panel: Profitable Growth in Emerging Markets

Rotha Chan

AVP and Chief Agency Officer, Manulife Cambodia

Rotha Chan is the first local hire for Manulife Cambodia. Joining the company in January 2012, Rotha started as Agency Manager and moved gradually up to becoming Chief Agency Officer in early 2016. He was awarded Global Rising Star of Excellence in 2013 and Asia Star of Excellence in 2016. He leads our 3000 strong agency distribution. In 2017 he was awarded Special Jury Award by Asia Insurance Review in Singapore for and gave an outstanding presentation on agency leadership and the golden rules of sales at the 17th Singapore Agency Mangers' Conference organized by Financial Services Managers' Association (FSMA) Singapore.
Leroy Chiao
Former NASA Astronaut and ISS Commander
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    1:43 pm: To the Stars! Keeping Pace in an Environment of Disruption

Leroy Chiao

Former NASA Astronaut and ISS Commander

Dr. Chiao has a unique perspective of the world, being one of the few individuals to have seen it from space. A veteran of four space missions, he most recently served as Commander and NASA Science Officer of Expedition 10 aboard the International Space Station. He has logged over 229 days in space – over 36 hours of which were spent in Extra-Vehicular Activity (spacewalks). In addition to his human spaceflight experience at NASA, he has also worked extensively in academia, government laboratories and in commercial ventures and technology startups. Dr. Chiao’s accomplished track record in space, in the lab, and in the business world offers audiences an unparalleled perspective into space exploration and how lessons learned apply to businesses worldwide. His broad technical expertise allows him to offer compelling insights on future technology trends, the fascinating biomedical effects of spaceflight, and how businesses must pay attention to technology and innovation to stay on top. A native English speaker, Dr. Chiao also speaks Mandarin Chinese and Russian.
Sudhin Roy Chowdhury
Former Member (Life), IRDA &
Designated Partner, First Bay Financial Advisors LLP
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm: Panel: Profitable Growth in Emerging Markets

Sudhin Roy Chowdhury

Former Member (Life), IRDA &
Designated Partner, First Bay Financial Advisors LLP

Information coming soon!
Thomas Dijohn
Vice President Asia-Pacific, dacadoo
  • Monday, September 17, 2018

    10:45 am - 12:15 pm: Panel: Healthcare Innovations

Thomas Dijohn

Vice President Asia-Pacific, dacadoo

Thomas Dijohn is an internationally recognized conference speaker known for his visionary and thought-provoking leadership He is currently the Vice-President Asia-Pacific at dacadoo, a leading Swiss technology company that has developed a unique and innovative digital health and lifestyle platform, with capabilities for detecting disease and calculating risk. In 2015 Thomas was on a 12 month secondment to Sanofi – the world’s 5th largest pharmaceutical company – as an Intrapreneur-in-Residence to develop and implement a clinical behavioral diagnostic tool for the management of people with chronic conditions and for prevention in general. Prior to dacadoo and Sanofi he worked with Innovation and New Business in industries such as Media, Broadcasting, Telecom, Managed Services, and Retail. He has worked and lived in Asia-Pacific for the last 20 years and holds an MBA from Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia).
Maria Gil
Strategic Development Officer, Asia Markets, AXA
  • Monday, September 17, 2018

    10:45 am - 12:15 pm: Panel: Healthcare Innovations

Maria Gil

Strategic Development Officer, Asia Markets, AXA

Maria Gil serves as the Director of the Strategic Development Office for AXA Asian Markets, responsible for customer experience, innovation and health and wellbeing across Hong Kong, China, Japan, Philippines, Korea, Thailand, and Indonesia. Before joining AXA, Maria worked for a leading growth strategy consultancy developing customer experience, employee engagement and brand and marketing strategies. Maria has advised some of the world’s most well-respected organizations across the healthcare value chain, including Pfizer, Teva, Mayo Clinic, MD Anderson Cancer Center, MetLife and Cigna, along with leaders across industries such as P&G, Visa, and HP prior to joining AXA. She has been published in a variety of publications and is a recurring lecturer at NYU’s Stern School of Business in Brand and Marketing, and is Adjunct Faculty at Northwestern University at the Feinberg School of Medicine. Maria holds a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Columbia University.
Jonathan Goacher
Partner, DWF LLP
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    1:43 pm: Concurrent Workshops

Jonathan Goacher

Partner, DWF LLP

Jonathan Goacher leads the corporate insurance practice in Asia for DWF LLP, an award-wining legal business with 27 offices across four continents and 2,800+ staff. He has over fifteen years of experience at leading international law firms, advising life and non-life insurers & reinsurers, insurance brokerages & agents, loss adjusters and other insurance organizations on how to start and conduct business in Asia. His practice deals with matters such as business establishment, joint ventures, public and private mergers & acquisitions, complex corporate reorganizations, capital and solvency requirements, portfolio transfers, reinsurance, currency controls, sanctions and regulation of cross-border insurance business. Jonathan began his legal career in the United Kingdom and he is also a licensed attorney in New York.
Dr. Jung Kee Hong
Head of Partnership (Financial Institutions) & Regional Marketing Projects, AXA Partners Asia
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    1:43 pm: Concurrent Workshops

Dr. Jung Kee Hong

Head of Partnership (Financial Institutions) & Regional Marketing Projects, AXA Partners Asia

Dr. Jung Kee Hong is an active professional and academic in the field of marketing and business development of Bancassurance and Alternative Distribution Channels for Asian Financial Institutions. Based on 20 years experiences of working in the international financial services arena in New York, Seoul, Hong Kong, Taipei and Singapore, he has developed several insurance distribution partnerships among banks, automotive companies, retailers, and digital sales companies. He is also an author of academic books and articles for which he is frequently invited to various seminars as a panelist and lecturer. He has PhD in International Business from University of South Australia and M.B.A. in Financial Management from Pace University, Lubin School of Business in New York, U.S.A.
Paul Jones
Regional Chief Underwriter, Asia, RGA
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    1:43 pm: Concurrent Workshops

Paul Jones

Regional Chief Underwriter, Asia, RGA

Paul Jones has more than 26 years’ experience in the insurance industry, having worked in both the direct insurance and reinsurance industries in the UK, Singapore and Switzerland.  He is currently based in RGA’s Hong Kong Branch where he oversees the underwriting function across the Asian region, leveraging RGA’s strong technical expertise and further developing the company’s strategies related to underwriting risk management and value creation. Prior to joining RGA in 2014, Paul worked for Pacific Life Re, first as the Head of Underwriting and Claims in Singapore and later for Pacific Life Re’s UK operations. His career also includes nearly 10 years as the Head of Underwriting Asia, Life & Health for Swiss Re, based in Zurich, and two years as Director of Underwriting for Cigna’s Life, Accident & Health international business, based in Singapore. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and holds a Diploma in Life & Disability Underwriting with the Assurance Medical Society in the UK.
Josafat Timotius
Chief Information and Technology Officer, PT Asuransi Jiwa Sequis Life
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    1:43 pm: Concurrent Workshops

Josafat Timotius

Chief Information and Technology Officer, PT Asuransi Jiwa Sequis Life

Josafat Timotius is a seasoned IT executive with over 19 years of experience in managing enterprise-wide IT, in a wide spectrum of domains including the financial, FMCG, and telecommunications industries. An influential leader with strong business sense, he is resourceful in using strong analytical skills to manage situations of great complexity. In his current role at Sequis Life, he advises the Board of Directors on strategies and policies as they relate to IT applications, and the day to day operations of the IT Division, and provides direction and guidance in the selection, implementation and quality control of both software and hardware initiatives.
Scott Montgomery

 CEO and Cofounder 

, WellteQ
  • Monday, September 17, 2018

    10:45 am - 12:15 pm: Panel: Healthcare Innovations

Scott Montgomery

 CEO and Cofounder 

, WellteQ

Scott is a passionate professional with an entrepreneurial track record that demonstrates vision and success over the past 15 years. Educated from New Zealand’s University of Otago, Scott has accrued experience across a range of clinical settings, workers compensation insurance and workplace health solutions - along the way co-developing Australia’s largest workplace wellbeing company to an 8-figure exit in 2012. With over 10 years’ experience as a business leader across Asia Pacific, Scott has designed and developed employee health improvement programs for most industries. Now spearheading WellteQ, Scott’s focus is engaging people to use health technology, and improving businesses with data analytics. In doing so, WellteQ is fast becoming a globally recognised leader of group wellness.
Sheetal Patel, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Value, Access & Policy, Amgen
  • Monday, September 17, 2018

    10:45 am - 12:15 pm: Panel: Healthcare Innovations

Sheetal Patel, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Value, Access & Policy, Amgen

Sheetal Patel is an Executive Director in the JAPAC region leading market access, advocacy and policy efforts across South East Asia and for the Bone Franchise regionally. Over the course of her 20+ year career in the Biopharmaceutical industry, Sheetal’s focus has been aimed at understanding how to align the value of innovative medicines with healthcare system needs and budgets around the globe. Since joining Amgen in 2009, Sheetal has served in a number of leadership roles including corporate initiatives focused on determining how to partner with payers in the ever-evolving healthcare landscape, heading key pricing strategy and operations capabilities, and demonstrating value of biologic therapies. Her prior experience includes strategy consulting for the pharmaceutical industry, and equity research analysis for the biotechnology sector at various investment firms. Sheetal holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of California - San Diego and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and B.S. in Molecular Biology from Vanderbilt University. 

Simon Phipps
Head of Asia, Global Development & Blockchain, The Digital Insurer
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    1:43 pm: Insurance, ReBooted

Simon Phipps

Head of Asia, Global Development & Blockchain, The Digital Insurer

Simon is responsible for TDIs global development and business in Asia, as well as their blockchain lead. With over 25 years in insurance, Simon has deep industry and consulting experience, working in increasingly senior roles across Life, GI and Asset Management businesses in Europe and Asia, most recently as KPMGs lead partner for insurance advisory & digital innovation and, previously MD of Aviva, in Hong Kong. He is passionate about helping insurers engage more effectively with customers and, making insurance more relevant to more people, through technology.
Kartik Sakthivel, M.S.-IT-CIS, M.B.A.
Chief Information Officer, LIMRA and LOMA
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    1:43 pm: Driving Digital Disruption to Control Chaos

Kartik Sakthivel, M.S.-IT-CIS, M.B.A.

Chief Information Officer, LIMRA and LOMA

As chief information officer for LIMRA and LOMA, Kartik Sakthivel is responsible for developing the information technology strategic direction for the enterprise. In this capacity, he directs and manages computing and information technology policies, programs and schedules for business and enterprise systems, and manages information services to meet LIMRA and LOMA’s corporate goals and objectives.  An industry thought leader, Kartik champions the use of technology to improve the revenue, profitability and efficiency of the organization.

Joining LIMRA and LOMA in 2017, Kartik has broad industry experience, most recently as director of technology at Liberty Mutual Insurance.  Kartik holds a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems / Information Technology, as well as a Master of Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University.

Dr. Chan-Cheong Siew
Director, Strategy&, Part of the PwC Network
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    9:00 am - 9:45 am: A Fit for Growth Organizational Transformation

Dr. Chan-Cheong Siew

Director, Strategy&, Part of the PwC Network

 Dr. Siew has more than 17 years of experience in designing and implementing large scale transformation programs for banks, sovereign wealth funds and Insurers in Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, India, UK and the US. He has extensive experience in advising c-suite executives on Growth Business Models, Lean Operation Models, Front to Back office redesigns, and differentiating via BPR, Fintech modifications and Customer Management improvements. While working out of the London office of Strategy& (formerly known as Booz & Company), Chan-Cheong successfully assisted numerous British and European global banks with their post 2008 global financial crisis transformations. He attained his MBA from London Business School and PhD from Southampton University, UK.

Sutikno Sjarif
Director - Chief Operating Officer & Chief Strategy Officer, Zurich Topas Life
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    1:43 pm: Concurrent Workshops
  • 1:43 pm: Concurrent Workshops

Sutikno Sjarif

Director - Chief Operating Officer & Chief Strategy Officer, Zurich Topas Life

Sutikno Sjarif joined PT Zurich Topas Life in March 2017 as Chief Operating Officer & Chief Strategy Officer and was appointed as Director. He has more than 14 years of experience in the Life Insurance in Indonesia as Chief Operating Officer for AIA Financial Indonesia; Chief Operating Officer and Strategy for Manulife Indonesia before joining Zurich Topas Life. He started his career as trainee at Bank of America has also served as Chief Financial Officer and Business Planning Director for PT Pioneer Trading Company and Deputy Chief Finance Officer for Raja Garuda Mas. Within one year of joining Zurich Topas Life; Sutikno and his team has implemented eRecruitment, eTraining, STP and the first in Indonesia to introduce chatbot for Agency support. He had led Manulife Indonesia to the forefront in digitalization in Indonesia and Manulife Worldwide; The first to introduce BPM, integrated CRM, STP, SVOC, Sales Activity Management, and implementing the last stage of digital archiving that potentially gives Manulife Indonesia to be the first digital end to end company in Indonesia and Manulife Worldwide. Those outstanding contributions had brought him to the awards of Top IT & Telco Leadership and Best Corporate Practice for 2016 to Manulife, by The ITEC & The Minister of Communication & Informatics, in 2016.
Mangesh Vaitla
Co-Founder and Executive Director, C2L BIZ Solutions
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    1:43 pm: Concurrent Workshops
  • 1:43 pm: Concurrent Workshops

Mangesh Vaitla

Co-Founder and Executive Director, C2L BIZ Solutions

Over 2+ decades of experience in Insurance domain across Asia, his expertise lies in successfully engaging with Insurers for their distribution transformation programs and digital initiatives. In recent years, he has championed various initiatives with the leading global insurers in Asia for Digital Distribution and Core Operational Process Transformations.
He has an engineering degree and is a post-graduate in management (Marketing).
As one of the Co-founder & Executive Directors of C2L BIZ, he is responsible for Sales & Marketing, Business Growth and Managing Customer Relationships. He is a speaker and thought leader in various industry fora and summits.

Ian J. Watts
Senior Vice President and Managing Director, International Operations, LIMRA and LOMA
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    1:43 pm: Adjourn
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm: Panel: Profitable Growth in Emerging Markets
  • Monday, September 17, 2018

    8:30 am - 9:15 am: Conference Welcome & Opening Remarks

Ian J. Watts

Senior Vice President and Managing Director, International Operations, LIMRA and LOMA

Ian Watts leads the operations that help members companies in Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East achieve their business objectives. Prior to joining LIMRA and LOMA in 2013, Watts was Global COO at ACE Life International, where he was responsible for day-to-day operations and new business development. He has held CEO positions in India and China for AIG and AIA, and had extensive global experience in the UK, EMEA and Latin America.

Wahyu P. Wibowo
Managing Director, Chief Learning and Development, Prudential Life Assurance Indonesia
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    1:43 pm: Concurrent Workshops

Wahyu P. Wibowo

Managing Director, Chief Learning and Development, Prudential Life Assurance Indonesia

Wahyu P. Wibowo is a seasoned human resources professional who started his career as a high school classroom teacher before moving into the corporate world. Since that time he has more than 20 years of experience in various industries, with the majority of his career spent in banking and life insurance at both local and multi-nationals companies. Currently, Wahyu heads PRUuniversity, which serves over 277,000 agents and 2,000 employees over 161 cities in Indonesia. He has an MBA from Kontanz Applied Science, and has attended various programs including Executive Leadership Program in INSEAD.
Clarence Wong
Chief Economist Asia, Swiss Re
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm: Panel: Profitable Growth in Emerging Markets

Clarence Wong

Chief Economist Asia, Swiss Re

Clarence is the Chief Economist for Swiss Re in Asia. He is also the Asia Regional Head of Swiss Re Institute. He leads a team of researchers based in Hong Kong, Beijing and Bangalore to provide Swiss Re and other stakeholders with economic and insurance insights, as well as research on emerging risk landscape in Asia. At the same time, his team contributes to Swiss Re’s sigma, the regular insurance industry report that is considered a “must-read” for anyone interested in the sector. Clarence joined Swiss Re in early 1999 as a senior economist in the former Economic Research and Consulting department. Prior to that, he spent nine years at HSBC’s economic research department. Previously, he worked with Price Waterhouse in its management consulting arm, and in the R&D department of Hutchison Trading Ltd. Clarence has a Master degree in Economics from the University of Hong Kong.
Emily Woodward
Consultant, Spencer Stuart Hong Kong
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    9:45 am - 10:30 am: The Importance of Culture

Emily Woodward

Consultant, Spencer Stuart Hong Kong

Emily Woodward is a member of Spencer Stuart’s Financial Services, CFO and Legal, Compliance & Regulatory practices. She brings more than 15 years of executive search experience and global perspective to her work with organizations in Greater China, having worked and lived in Hong Kong, Thailand and United Kingdom.  Based in Hong Kong, Emily serves financial services clients in Greater China and globally. In addition to her deep industry knowledge, she has significant expertise in the areas of finance, legal, compliance and risk, and has helped banks and insurance companies find senior leaders in these functions.  Previously, Emily worked with clients as part of Spencer Stuart’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications Practice in London. Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Emily worked with boutique executive search firms in London, where she focused on senior-level roles in the insurance, retail banking and technology industries. Emily earned her degree from Southampton University and speaks conversational Thai.
Dominic Ziegler
"Banyan" Columnist, The Economist
  • Monday, September 17, 2018

    9:15 am - 10:15 am: Opening Keynote: Organized Chaos

Dominic Ziegler

"Banyan" Columnist, The Economist

Dominic Ziegler is the author of The Economist's “Banyan” column on Asian affairs, based in Hong Kong. Before that, he edited the magazine’s Asia pages out of London. From 2005 to 2009 he was its Tokyo bureau chief. He also served as China correspondent between 1994 and 2000, opening The Economist’s first mainland bureau in Beijing. He has been the magazine’s financial editor and its Washington correspondent. He is the author of “Black Dragon River” (2015), which is about the Amur, the longest river that most people have never heard of.

Sponsors / Exhibitors

As two 100-year-old trade associations with over 900 member companies in more than 70 countries, LIMRA and LOMA Conferences are made possible by the generosity of our sponsors and exhibitors. Sponsorship of the LIMRA LOMA Strategic Issues Conference will help increase name recognition, build product and service awareness, and provide valuable networking opportunities to several hundred key decision-makers in the banking and insurance industry across Asia. All sponsorships (excluding program advertisements) include the following benefits:

  • Company name displayed on signage.
  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship in registration brochure and program guide.
  • Sponsor logo posted on the LIMRA and the LOMA event websites with link to sponsor website.
  • Inclusion of one company brochure in the welcome packet that is given to all attendees at registration.
  • Advanced delegate list sent via email one week prior to event date.

Due to limited availability, sponsorships will sell out quickly. Applications will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Please email Megan Schwartz at mschwartz@limra.com or call +1 (860) 298-3929 for additional information.

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Mr. Jinhai Guo

International Conference Coordinator

LIMRA and LOMA

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GUOJ@loma.org