Taj Lands End
Taj Lands End, Bandstand Fort, BJ Road, Mount Mary, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050, India

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Event Date Tue Jan 22 IST - Thu Jan 24 IST (almost 3 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Jan 21 9:30pm - Thu Jan 24 6:30am
Location Taj Lands End
Bandstand Fort, BJ Road, Mount Mary, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050, India
Region APAC

With a very hot and pertinent theme “Reinsurance: Disrupted” Asia Insurance Review, with GIC Re as co-organiser, is excited to once again provide this platform for both insurers and reinsurers as well as the intermediaries to come together to take stock of the state of the Indian insurance market and the world of reinsurance in India.

Why Disrupt?

With the tech revolution, in the era of disruptive innovation, and Insurtech/FinTech, this theme is critical! It is a New World of Reinsurance, where reinsurance is hailed and blamed reinsurance is seen as leading and enabling the disruption as well as not doing enough in the tech era.

Then the reinsurance world itself is changing with ILS making greater inroads, primary insurers buying reinsurer, big getting bigger and the call for specialist focus growing as well. Cyber & Nat CAT are taking centre stage as areas that need greater attention and action.

How will India cope to change traditional systems to address new trends? Technological and structural change is one of the biggest risks affecting the global insurance industry over the next few years. How will this affect India?

Interestingly, the rate at which digital is penetrating in India is faster than ever before. The time is now for insurers to develop a future-ready strategy and continuously innovate by having a prudent look at macro-level disruptions happening in their own backyard. Changing population demographics, visionary programmes by the government eg ‘Digital India’ and the rapid penetration of disruptive technology has transformed the industry.

Leadership must work with a ‘millennial’ mind.

The Future Leadership: India’s youth demographic is a growth advantage and India is enroute to reap the massive economic benefits from this advantage. Accelerating digital technology adoption in the Indian insurance market is a must especially with newer government initiatives such as ‘Modicare’ which reinforce the need to digitise operations, from front to back. The bottom line: leadership must work with a ‘millennial’ mind.


2019 Speakers

Sivam Subramaniam
Editor-in-Chief, Asia Insurance Review

Alice Vaidyan
Chairman-cum-Managing Director, GIC Re

Jean-Paul Conoscente
CEO, SCOR Global P&C - Reinsurance

G Satish Raju
CEO, Swiss Re Co Ltd, India Branch, Mumbai

Anil Arora
Director, ACE Insurance Brokers Pvt Ltd

Deepika Mathur
Head of India, Markel International

Mohammed Ali Londe
Assistant Vice President - Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s Investors Service Middle East Limited

Dipesh Shah
Chief (GIFT IFSC), Gujarat International Finance Tec-City Co. Ltd. (GIFT)

Dr George E Thomas
Professor (Research and Non-Life), College of Insurance, Insurance Institute of India

Joseph Augustine
CEO, XL Insurance Company SE, India Reinsurance Branch

Farzana Chowdhury
Managing Director & CEO, Green Delta Insurance Company Limited

Amitabha Ray
Head, P&C Client Markets India Branch, Swiss Re

Michael Anthony
Co-Founder, Earth Analytics India Ltd

NKV RoopKumar Nagumantry
Executive Vice President & Chief of Risk, Info & Cyber Security Management, SBI Life Insurance Company Limited

Prakash Mathew Thomas
Industry General Manager - Insurance, Asia, DXC Technology

Dr Shreeraj Deshpande
Principal Officer & CEO (Officiating), Future Generali India Insurance Company Ltd

Aftab Hasan
Chairman, Risk Exchange (DIFC) Limited

Nirjhar Majumdar
Manager (Legal), Asansol Divisional Office, Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) & Winner of the India Insurance Industry Essay Competition 2019

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors & Partners

• GIC Re

• New India Assurance

• Swiss Re


• Lloyds

• Fair Fax
• India Insure
• Moodys investors Service
• Soor

• International Insurance Society

• Middle East Insurance Review