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Full NameCompanyJob TitleProfile PictureSpeaker BioSpeaking At
Peter KaplerAonManaging DirectorPeter KaplerPeter heads up Aon’s Canadian Performance Security practice group and manages the Subcontractor Default Insurance (SDI) product in Canada. Building on a decade of Surety underwriting, Peter’s responsibilities include Surety and SDI account management, customisation of risk transfer solutions, broking, development of risk mitigation programs, consultations on prequalification program implementation, as well as risk control, operational best practices and loss avoidance.Presentation & panel discussion: Supply chain risk
Sabbir KhandokarAonDirector, Lender Insurance Advisory TeamSabbir KhandokarSabbir has acted as Lenders Insurance Advisor on nearly 200 transactions in over 50 territories worldwide. Well over 100 of these transactions have been in the renewable energy and power sectors, where he has built up a solid track record advising MDBs and commercial banks in a number of emerging markets.Presentation: Financing - the investor's perspective
Hardeep KhelaSwiss Re Corporate SolutionsSenior Engineering UnderwriterHardeep KhelaHardeep Khela has worked at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions for the past 6 years. He has broad underwriting experience, including as a lead, across a range of international infrastructure, heavy industry and renewable energy projects. Prior to joining Swiss Re, he spent 6 years in the civil engineering industry with Mott Macdonald followed by 3 years as a Management Consultant in major capital projects.Presentation & panel discussion: De-risking in construction - doing it the parametric way
Isabelle KowalskiSCOR & Executive Committee Member, IMIAGlobal Head ConstructionIsabelle KowalskiIsabelle has worked for 27 years in the construction world, including six years as civil engineer and 21 years in the insurance and reinsurance industry. Since 2019 she has been Global Head Construction at SCOR Specialty Insurance, a member of the IMIA Executive committee, and is engaged in a number of working groups on ESG matters. She gained her experience in construction as site superintendent with Spie Batignolles and VINCI, as senior construction underwriter at SCOR, being lead market on a number of large projects around the world, and as senior practice leader at AXA Corporate Solutions, managing large corporate accounts on all construction lines.Presentation & panel discussion: People risk talent gap
Mikaeli LanginvainioInclusCEOMikaeli LanginvainioMikaeli Langinvainio brings 20+ years of experience in risk management, and peace mediation across 20 countries on three continents. He co-founded Inclus, providing in collaborative risk management software – specialising in complex projects. Previously, he worked as Senior Manager at CMI - Martti Ahtisaari Centre, leading the Methods and Tools Unit. He served as a strategic analysis team leader at the Finnish Defence Administration, and acted as the National Coordinator of Civilian Crisis Management Training and Research at the Finnish Ministry of Interior.Workshop: Get prepared for Construction 4.0
Stuart LargeJupiter IntelligenceBusiness Development DirectorStuart LargeBased just outside London, Stuart operates in the Construction, Industrial, Energy and Mining sectors, covering the Europe, Middle East and African markets for Jupiter Intelligence. Stuart has more than twenty years of experience in Business Development and Product Management, providing technical solutions to challenges in Energy, Security, Infrastructure, Smart Cities and Transportation.Workshop: Climate change modelling - Future proofing infrastructure design and building
Presentation & panel discussion: Climate change changing construction
Nicolas LucasAllianz Global InvestorsInfrastructure Debt DirectorNicolas LucasNicolas Lucas is a senior portfolio manager in the infrastructure debt platform of Allianz Global Investors. Nicolas invests in the Infrastructure, Transport, Utilities, Energy and Renewables sectors (including greenfield and brownfield), in BBB+ to BB- transactions (project financings, acquisition financings, refinancings).Presentation: Financing - the investor's perspective
Luise O'GormanAonHead of ESG, Transaction Advisory ServiceLuise O'Gorman-Presentation & panel discussion: Emerging trends in due diligence for infrastructure transactions
Mathieu PasqualSCORDeputy CUO, Specialty Insurance Alternative SolutionsMathieu PasqualMathieu Pasqual leads the underwriting team in charge of structured solutions, captive reinsurance and parametric products for corporate clients globally. He joined SCOR in 2018, and previously worked at Swiss Re for 10 years, where he held various roles in client management, business development, corporate strategy and alternative risk transfer. Mathieu is based in Paris, he holds a Master in Management from ESCP Business School in Paris and an MBA from Columbia Business School in New-York.Fireside chat: Captives on the rise
Giles PattersonAonAssociate Partner, Human Capital Sector LeadGiles Patterson-Presentation & panel discussion: People risk talent gap
Juan Jimenez PerezERG InternationalProject Finance DirectorJuan Jimenez PerezJuan joined ERG in 2022 after a career in investment banking and corporate finance. He started as an investment banking analyst covering energy and construction stocks in LATAM. Later, Juan joined the Santander Group in Madrid, where he supported key banking and insurance JV investments in Latin America. At Atradius NV, he led M&A transactions in Europe, Africa and South America, reporting directly to Management in these efforts. Prior to joining ERG, Juan worked for AON Plc as an M&A A-VP for Europe and Asia, actively participating in the closing of the group's largest transactions of the last 10 years in Europe.Presentation & panel discussion: People risk talent gap
mark petersonaonManaging Directormark peterson-Presentation: Professional Indemnity Coverage
Ante PetricevicAonManaging DirectorAnte Petricevic-Presentation: Professional Indemnity Coverage
David PryceFenchurch LawSenior PartnerDavid PryceDavid was a founding partner of Fenchurch Law, which was the first law firm in the UK to specialise exclusively in representing policyholders in insurance coverage disputes. Ranked as a leading individual by both Legal 500 and Chambers, David leads Fenchurch Law’s Reinsurance & International Risk practice group and has a particular focus on insurance disputes arising out of large construction projects both in the UK and abroad.Professional indemnity case study: Causation & Aggregation - A Deep Dive
Amar RahmanZurich InsuranceGlobal Head Climate & Sustainability SolutionsAmar RahmanAmar leads a team supporting customers in identifying, evaluating and improving physical and operational resilience related to natural hazards and climate change. Prior to joining Zurich Insurance in 2011 he held several roles in the civil engineering sector, specialising in large-scale infrastructure projects. He developed the natural hazards resilience service after the 2011 Thailand floods and was also the global head of the natural hazards risk engineering technical centre.Presentation & panel discussion: Climate change changing construction
Teresa SchorsteinSwiss Re Corporate SolutionsSenior StructurerTeresa SchorsteinTeresa is a Senior Structurer at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Innovative Risk Solutions Team based in Zurich, Switzerland. She holds an Investment & Financial Risk Management Degree from Cass Business School London and Singapore Management University. With over 13 years or experience in the parametric space she has held various positions at re/insurance firms and insurtechs.Presentation & panel discussion: De-risking in construction - doing it the parametric way
Aurélien SchwachtgenAonDirector of Clients Solutions – AGRC EMEAAurélien SchwachtgenAurélien Schwachtgen has over 12 years in the insurance industry. He started as a pricing actuary at AXA Corporate Solutions for the construction, marine and aviation lines of business and then he joined the AXA’ s Risk Management team until 2016. He worked 6 years for Willis Towers Watson, first as Alternative Risk Transfer broker and he took over the responsibility of the A.R.T team of WTW in Europe.Presentation & panel discussion: De-risking in construction - doing it the parametric way
Dermot SkinnaderAviva & CIREG memberSenior Construction Risk ConsultantDermot SkinnaderDermot is a Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng MICE) responsible for the development and implementation of risk management programmes for CAR & EAR projects primarily across Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. He has been in the London Market for seven years, with his industry experience prior to this involving the delivery of heavy civil engineering and marine renewable energy projects.Workshop: Water leak management
Hartmut ThevisAonDirector Advocacy ConstructionHartmut Thevis-Presentation & panel discussion: New materials - new risks
Tracie ThompsonAonGlobal Head of ESG & ClimateTracie ThompsonTracie has held many senior roles across Aon, which included leading Aon’s partnerships with their largest global clients. Before joining Aon, Tracie was a globally recognized Crisis Management expert for over 15 years, most notably holding the position of Global Head of Crisis Management for AIG. Prior to AIG, Tracie spent 10 years with Aon working in Crisis Management leadership roles in UK and Asia Pacific.Presentation & panel discussion: Climate change changing construction