Lifting the LID on insurance: Leadership, Innovation and Diversity

14 March 2019, 08:00–14:00

We invite you to join us for our 2019 conference to explore the Industry’s response to a rapidly changing world, the role of technology, and how leaders can cultivate diversity to drive innovation and future business results.

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Be inspired…
by presentations, panels and interactive discussions on topics of Leadership, Innovation and Diversity

your personal brand and adapt your leadership style to reflect future ways of working

with leaders who have diverse experience across all career stages and industry sectors

Pay it forward…
by sharing learnings with colleagues and supporting future leaders in the community


The conference provides a unique opportunity to raise your company’s profile among professionals across all sectors of the industry as well as influential industry leaders. At the same time, sponsorships provide valuable funds for charities advocating social mobility. Click here for IICF UK 2019 Conference Sponsorship Opportunities.

Draft Programme (Extra topics TBC)

08:45 SESSION 1: Leading in a Changing World

Dawn Miller
Senior Vice President,


David Melvin,
Head of Corporate Transformation Strategy,
MS Amlin


Madeline Bailey
Head of Strategic Initiatives,
MS Amlin

Opening Keynote – Leading in a Changing World

Bronek Masojada

Driving Innovation through Digital Technology

Dan White
Ninety Consulting

Helping Business and Society Thrive in a Rapidly Changing World

Shirine Khouri Haq

Interactive Discussion on Embracing Diversity of Thought

10:40  SESSION 2: Diversity & Innovation in Action

James Tuplin
Head of Cyber and TMT,

Reframing Talent and Leadership for Cyber Risks

Caroline Bedford
Head of Digital Minds and
Market Account Manager,
DXC  Technology

DXC Digital Minds: Developing the Next Generation of Talent

John Davison
First Central Group

Applying Insurance technology to be a Force for Social Good


12:15 SESSION 3: Changing of the Guard: The Future of Leadership

Jackie Moore

Why Great Followers Make the Best Leaders

David Richmond

Creating and Leading High-Performance Teams in the VUCA world

Katherine Bryant
Executive Coach,
Progressive Partnership


Mark Knight,
Global Lead Recruitment Business Partner –

Edward Lewis,

Elaine Mason,
Belvedere Meade

+1 TBC

Panel on Redefining Talent: What does it take to be a successful leader today? In the future?

Ivy Kusinga
Chief Culture Officer,

The Art of Inclusion

14:00  Lunch and Networking 


We invite future focused Insurance professionals from all career stages and disciplines to join us. The conference will be particularly valuable to:

  • Underwriters, brokers, loss adjusters and claims managers
  • Leaders in areas including diversity, talent, technology and innovation
  • Professionals who provide services or solutions to the industry

What delegates have said about previous IICF conferences…

“As a leader in the London market, the theme of the conference – Leading Diverse Thought & Innovation – was spot on.  It was wonderful to see so many friends from the industry participate in a healthy discussion about such an important topic.” David Brosnan, CNA Hardy

“The IICF gets better every year. Fantastic speakers from within and outside the insurance industry, experts in their fields of Diversity, Inclusion and Innovation.” Bobbie Mansfield, AXA XL.

14 March 2019, 08:00–14:00

New Armouries, HM Tower of London, EC3N 4AB


Contact us

Contact us to learn how you can get involved.

Executive Director IICF UK
71-75 Shelton Street,
London WC2H 9JQ