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Full NameCompanyJob TitleProfile PictureSpeaker BioSpeaking At
Andy KaneQBE EuropeHead of Construction & EngineeringAndy KaneAndy has 31 years insurance industry experience with 26 years in the London Market, primarily underwriting and management of construction and engineering including liability classes. Andy has been involved in many large projects in the UK and overseas in renewable energy, power generation, transport and oil and gas. Andy has an HND in Natural Sciences, MBA and DipCII. Andy sits on the executive committees of the London Engineering Group and the International Association of Engineering Insurers (IMIA).Panel discussion: Construction market risk landscape
Presentation & panel discussion: Claims trends and claims inflation
Chris DulakeMott MacDonaldGlobal Sector Leader, TransportChris DulakeChris is currently Global Rail and Transit Leader at Mott MacDonald. He was previously Engineering Director for HS2 Phase 1, having moved from the role of Chief Engineer for the Crossrail Programme, where he provided functional leadership to HS2 Phase 1 engineers and was Lead Engineer for the project. On Crossrail he acted as the engineering technical authority providing technical leadership for the programme. He was heavily involved in establishing the Tunnelling and Underground Construction Academy, contract procurement strategy, delivering safety through innovation and design.Panel discussion: Construction market risk landscape
Presentation & panel discussion: New materials - new risks
Peter GreenSedgwickHead of Global Construction & EngineeringPeter GreenPeter is a qualified and highly experienced practitioner specialising in all types of construction and engineering claims. He deals with a variety of contractors all risks, construction liability and PFI claims having gained a wealth of knowledge in policy and contract interpretation, including DE and LEG exclusions and JCT and NEC contracts. As head of the global construction and engineering team, Peter manages a team of over 25 dedicated construction adjusters, many of whom are multiskilled professionals in disciplines including legal practice, civil and structural engineering and quantity surveying.Presentation & panel discussion: Claims trends and claims inflation
Nick WildgooseSupplien ConsultingDirectorNick WildgooseNick is a qualified accountant, supply chain and risk professional and has held a variety of global financial, procurement and commercial positions in several industry sectors. Working for companies such as PWC, Linde Group, The Virgin Group, Zurich Insurance Group and DHL Resilience360. He has served on the Board of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply which is the biggest procurement professional body in the world. He also served as a specialist advisor to the World Economic Forum and was Chairman of the Supply Chain Risk Leadership Council.Presentation & panel discussion: Supply chain risk
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
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
Patrick BraveryLiberty Specialty MarketsGlobal Head of Civil ConstructionPatrick BraveryPatrick leads the underwriting of civil engineering construction projects in Liberty offices worldwide. Prior to joining Liberty, Patrick spent 13 years in construction underwriting at both Swiss Re and within Lloyds of London. In all his roles he has been primarily involved in the insurance of major construction projects worldwide, most notably as a lead underwriter for British Airport Authority’s Terminal 5 Heathrow, Land Transport Authority, Singapore Circle, Downtown and Cross Island Lines and Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York East Side Access and 2nd Avenue projects.Workshop: Tunnel Code of Practice report
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
Louis BollaertDescartesChief Commercial OfficerLouis BollaertLouis has over 14 years of experience in credit and financing solutions, where he began his insurance career at Euler Hermes Frances as a Products and Services Manager, then as a Large Brokerage Sales Director and finally a Distribution and Partnerships Director. Then in 2015, Louis served as Head of Credit, Financing and Political Risks at Aon. In addition to this, he took over the responsibility of the M&A and Transaction Solutions department.Workshop: Parametric insurance
Martin ClarkZurich Insurance Co LtdGlobal Head of Property and Energy ClaimsMartin ClarkMartin has been in the insurance industry since 1987. He re-joined the Zurich group in July 2015 and is responsible for property, energy and engineering claims for the group. He has worked in the international claims arena for the last 20 plus years and has experience in managing underwriting and global broking advocate claims teams. He has handled some of the markets largest and more complex claims over recent years.Presentation & panel discussion: Claims trends and claims inflation
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
Cedric WongSwiss Re Corporate SolutionsHead of Engineering & ConstructionCedric Wong-Workshop: Tunnel Code of Practice report
Charlotte CandyAECOMAssociate Director Risk ManagementCharlotte CandyCharlotte is a certified IRM member with a construction and legal background. She is experienced in enterprise and project risk management, corporate risk strategy, development and implementation of risk improvement plans, and has a demonstrable track record in delivering quantitative risk analysis activities. Charlotte was awarded CIR Magazine Risk Manager of the Year 2021.Presentation & panel discussion: People risk talent gap
Workshop: Risk identification and modelling
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
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
Blanca BerrugueteAllianz CommercialGlobal Industry Solutions Director - ConstructionBlanca BerrugueteBlanca Berruguete has over 20 years’ experience in insurance and reinsurance, 10 of them in the London Insurance market. In her role, Blanca works closely with underwriting and key account management to build industry-specific expertise as well as best practice among the regions and sister Allianz entities, with the goal of finding the best possible solutions for Construction customers within the Allianz universe.Panel discussion: Construction market risk landscape
Presentation & panel discussion: Supply chain risk
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
Barbara van BerkumTBI HoldingsInsurance ManagerBarbara van BerkumBarbara has worked as insurance manager for TBI Holdings B.V. since October 2020. Previously she worked for over 5 years as a senior underwriter for AIG, specialising in analysing environmental risks of large businesses worldwide. She is also an active member of NARIM, the Dutch association of risk & insurance managers and is coordinator of the Knowledge Center Sustainability.Presentation: Mass timber case study
Robert InnesZurichSenior Risk Engineer – ConstructionRobert InnesRobert is a Chartered Civil Engineer (ICE) with 10 years industry experience for Arup and six years working for Zurich Insurance Company. He currently leads the UK Construction and Power Generation Risk Engineering Team for Zurich Resilience Solutions.Presentation & panel discussion: New materials - new risks
Jose Antonio CarboneroBBVAHead of Structured Finance, UK & Northern EuropeJose Antonio CarboneroJose Antonio Carbonero joined BBVA in 2001. Since 2019 he has been the Head of Structured Finance in the UK and Northern Europe. His team is responsible for advising, structuring, underwriting and arranging complex structured financing, including project finance (ie. limited and non-recourse finance), leveraged finance and other specialised finance.Presentation: Financing - the investor's perspective