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Event Date Mon Mar 15 HKT - Fri Mar 19 HKT (7 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Sun Mar 14 10:00pm - Thu Mar 18 10:40pm
Location Virtual Summit
Region APAC

Insurance companies have been hamstrung by low interest rates for years. Their fixed income-heavy portfolios have taken a further hit by the ongoing pandemic. And geopolitical developments are compounding matters, while the world searches for a vaccine and central banks take drastic QE measures to keep the real economy afloat.

Apart from above disruptions, insurance companies are facing regulatory changes such as RBC and IFRS17. These will challenge insurance companies’ ability to balance between their solvency position and risk appetite. How can CIOs perform the best asset allocation in a time of heightened uncertainty? Will the pandemic loss push insurance companies to actively look at ESG investments? How to build a defensive portfolio against market volatilities?

Insurance Investment Week will bring together chief investment officers from the region’s insurance companies to discuss how they are rebalancing their portfolios and managing risks, as well as the future of insurance products, so that they can ride the disruptions to come.


2021 Speakers

Gary Brader
Group chief investment officer, QBE Insurance

Alexandre Broggi
Senior portfolio manager, Asia infrastructure debt investments, HSBC Asset Management

Sophia Cheng
Chief investment officer, Cathay Financial Holdings

Ian Coulman
Chief investment officer, Pool Reinsurance

Benjamin Deng
Group chief investment officer, China Pacific Insurance Group

Ruth Farrugia
Global head of insurance asset management, MetLife Investment Management

Jethro Goodchild
Chief investment officer, FWD Hong Kong

Praveen Gupta
Industry thought leader and former chief executive officer, Raheja QBE General Insurance

Scott Hartz
Chief investment officer, Manulife Financial Corporation

Mark Konyn
Group chief investment officer, AIA Group

Trevor Persaud
Head of investment solutions, AIA Group

Jingsu Pu
Managing director, global head of insurance strategy and solutions, MetLife Investment Management

Simon Richards
Simon Richards, FIA, head of insurance solutions, Insight (a BNY Mellon Investment Management firm)

Paul Sandhu
Head of multi-asset quant solutions and client advisory, Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Arthur Seter
Consultant, New York Life Insurance

Gene Tannuzzo
Deputy global head of fixed income, Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Hoi Tung
Chairman and chief executive officer, Ping An Overseas Holdings

Stephan van Vliet
Chief investment officer, Prudential Corporation Asia

Alvin Ying
Chief investment officer, BOC Group Life Assurance

Ai Ning Wee
Group chief investment officer, Great Eastern Life Assurance

Rick Wei
Head of Asia insurance strategy, global insurance solutions, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• MetLife Investment Management

• BNP Paribas Asset Management
• BNY Mellon Invetsment Management
• Columbia Threadneedle Investment
• J.P.Morgan

• HSBC Asset Management