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Risk Frontiers West Africa – Understanding the New Normal

October 19, 2017

Four Points by Sheraton, Lagos, Nigeria

Event Details

Date:
October 19, 2017

This year’s West Africa conference will focus on the recent major shifts in the global political landscape and its impact on Africa, as well as the continuing threats to African businesses. As always, these dynamic events will include workshops hosted by industry experts.

Commercial Risk Africa’s annual West African conference, now in its third consecutive year, provides an unrivalled opportunity for risk and insurance managers to learn, share information and network with their peers and the vibrant insurance community that serves them.

The event is free to attend.

  • Political risk
  • Financial and credit risk
  • Promoting resilience through insurance
  • Risk management education
  • Panel discussions
  • Dynamic workshops
  • Networking opportunities

Venue

Address
Four Points by Sheraton
Lagos, Nigeria + Google Map

Day 1

07:45
Registration and coffee
08:40
Welcome speech
09:00
Political risk and political violence
This session will include political violence, political risk, terrorism, expropriation risk, exchange rate risk, financial and credit risk and all other politically-related risks. It will be followed by a panel discussion.
Genevieve Ahinful Genevieve Ahinful Underwriter African Trade Insurance Agency
Alex Boadi Alex Boadi CEO Let's Move Africa
Minoka Radhakrishnan Minoka Radhakrishnan Director AXA Africa Specialty Risks
Olayinka Odutola Olayinka Odutola Director General AERMP
10:10
Coffee break
10:30
The role of insurance in promoting resilience
We look at the impact of disasters and natural catastrophes and how to build financial resilience to these events, in terms of both damage sustained and speed of recovery. This session will be followed by a panel discussion.
Raymond Akalonu Raymond Akalonu Deputy President, Rimson and Head, ERM & Compliance, FBN Insurance Rimson and FBN Insurance
Adetola Adegbayi Adetola Adegbayi Executive Director, General Insurance Business Leadway Assurance
Alasdair Walker Alasdair Walker Head of Energy & Marine, Africa AGCS Africa
Emeka Akwiwu Emeka Akwiwu Property & Casualty Regional Manager, Sub Saharan Africa Gen Re
11:50
Risk management professionals - education and developing professional standards
The latest update on professional training and career development available for west African risk managers, insurers and brokers.
Raymond Akalonu Raymond Akalonu Deputy President, Rimson and Head, ERM & Compliance, FBN Insurance Rimson and FBN Insurance
Olayinka Odutola Olayinka Odutola Director General AERMP
Ben Kajwang Ben Kajwang CEO College of Insurance, Kenya
12:40
Lunch
13:40
Operational risk
A discussion on a wide range of operational risks facing companies operating in western Africa today, including regulation, but also new approaches to insurance such as parametric insurance, cyber risk, business interruption issues as well as growing directors’ and officers’ risks. This session will be followed by a panel discussion.
Dr Adenike Fajemirokun Dr Adenike Fajemirokun Group Chief Risk Officer Dangote
O S Thomas O S Thomas Deputy Commissioner, Technical Naicom
Baggio Mokoena Baggio Mokoena Insurance Representative Imperial Logistics Insurance Brokers
Femi Oyetunji Femi Oyetunji Group Managing Director Continental Reinsurance
14:40
Afternoon roundtables - Session 1
Delegates are invited to participate in two round tables based on the earlier presentations.
15:40
Afternoon roundtables - Session 2
Delegates are invited to participate in two round tables based on the earlier presentations.
16:40
Summary and closing remarks
17:00
Drinks and networking

More information will follow shortly.

Dr Adenike Fajemirokun Dr Adenike Fajemirokun Group Chief Risk Officer Dangote
O S Thomas O S Thomas Deputy Commissioner, Technical Naicom
Baggio Mokoena Baggio Mokoena Insurance Representative Imperial Logistics Insurance Brokers
Femi Oyetunji Femi Oyetunji Group Managing Director Continental Reinsurance
Raymond Akalonu Raymond Akalonu Deputy President, Rimson and Head, ERM & Compliance, FBN Insurance Rimson and FBN Insurance
Adetola Adegbayi Adetola Adegbayi Executive Director, General Insurance Business Leadway Assurance
Alasdair Walker Alasdair Walker Head of Energy & Marine, Africa AGCS Africa
Genevieve Ahinful Genevieve Ahinful Underwriter African Trade Insurance Agency
Alex Boadi Alex Boadi CEO Let's Move Africa
Minoka Radhakrishnan Minoka Radhakrishnan Director AXA Africa Specialty Risks
Olayinka Odutola Olayinka Odutola Director General AERMP
Emeka Akwiwu Emeka Akwiwu Property & Casualty Regional Manager, Sub Saharan Africa Gen Re
Ben Kajwang Ben Kajwang CEO College of Insurance, Kenya

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Please contact Hugo Foster hfoster@commercialriskonline.com for more information on speaking opportunities at this event.

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