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ABI Future Leaders 2021

What is Future Leaders?

Future Leaders is the ABI’s award-winning executive development programme for the industry leaders of tomorrow. The year-long programme will equip you with the skills, knowledge and expertise you need to lead an insurance and long-term savings firm and expose you to the impact of regulators, policymakers and existing CEOs. The programme will also support you to take what you learn and apply it in your day-to-day role.

The video below details the Future Leaders programme and what you can expect to take away from it.

Who should apply? 

Future Leaders is for up-and-coming senior leadersThis will typically be a senior manager with a significant line or functional responsibility with high potential for progressing into a more senior leadership position 

Commitment to diversity 

The ABI is committed to building a modern and inclusive industry and we encourage members to submit applications to the programme from a diverse range of candidates.   

What to expect*

January 2021: Regulation, politics & the economy – their influence and impact on your business 

A one-day interactive session that will introduce you to the fast-moving external drivers affecting the insurance and long-term savings industry. You will hear from experts inside and outside the sector, as well as first-hand experiences from CEOs about their leadership challenges and reflections on how our industry is tackling some of society’s biggest issues.

April 2021Opportunity knocks: consumer and technology trends’ 

A two-day future-focused getaway to identify the most important and disruptive trends set to impact our industry and how we can harness technological innovations to deliver better customer outcomes. A series of interactive exercises will help you consider how your business might need to adapt to remain fit for the futureThere will be a networking dinner at the end of day one. 

July 2021Risks beyond the balance sheet 

This event will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the evolving regulatory landscape and changing expectations from the regulators. Hear from the regulators themselves, consumer groups and CEOs before developing your own influencing position on a key industry issue. 

September 2021: Team Challenge  

Building on trends explored throughout the programme, you will work in a team to develop a sector-wide solution to a real-time issue affecting the insurance and long-term savings industry. You will then present your proposal to a panel of experts and industry leaders who will ask questions that test your approach and challenge your thinking.  

For further enquiries please email futureleaders@abi.org.uk.

*Please note that the content of the programme reflects the current issues facing the insurance and long-term savings industry and is subject to change.