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The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP announced as a keynote speaker at the ABI Biennial Conference

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) can confirm that the Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP will deliver a keynote speech at its forthcoming biennial strategy conference  ‘Meeting the Challenges of a Changing World’  which will take place on 9 July 2013, at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in partnership with KPMG.

The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP is the minister responsible for developing government policies within the Cabinet Office and has led negotiations between the Government and the insurance industry on flood insurance.

ABI Director General Otto Thoresen said:

"This is a rare opportunity to hear Oliver Letwin set out his views on the future challenges for the Government and the insurance industry.  We have an A-list line up of speakers at the conference and it is bound to be thought provoking.

"We plan to kick-start the debate about how insurers can play a wider role in building a financially resilient society and strong economy. It really is a must-attend for all those involved in the insurance industry.

Speakers and panellists at this year’s conference include:

  • Leading politicians including The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP, The Rt Hon Ed Balls MP, Shadow Chancellor and Chris Leslie MP, Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury.
  • Insurance industry commentators including Jon Hocking, Managing Director Morgan Stanley and Nick Pearce, Director at the Institute of Public Policy and Research.
  • Consumer leaders including: Gillian Guy, Chief Executive, Citizens Advice and Sue Lewis, Chair, FCA Financial Services Consumer Panel.
  • Leading regulators including Martin Wheatley, Chief Executive, Financial Conduct Authority;  Andrew Bailey, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England and Chief Executive, Prudential Regulation Authority and Gabriel Bernardino, Chairman, EIOPA.
  • Insurance industry leaders including Tidjane Thiam, ABI Chairman and Group Chief Executive, Prudential; Adrian Grace, CEO, Aegon UK and Nigel Wilson, Group Chief Executive, Legal & General, Amanda Blanc, CEO, AXA Insurance, Commercial Lines & Personal Intermediary.

View the full conference agenda here.

Conference places are £250 for employees of ABI member companies and £500 for non-members. Click here to visit our dedicated conference website and reserve your place.

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Last updated 01/07/2016