Members of the media are invited to register free of charge for the Insurance Council of New ZealandTe Kāhui Inihua o Aotearoa (ICNZ)’s Annual Conference. Conference will be held at on Tuesday, 8 November at the Cordis Hotel, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.
You can see the programme for the day here.
If you would like to register, reply to [email protected] for this to be organised for you.
By registering it will be easier to set up any interviews you would like to conduct on the day. In addition to ICNZ’s Chief Executive, Tim Grafton, and the President of ICNZ’s Board, Chris Curtin, the following speakers and panellists are scheduled to attend:
Morning keynote speaker Dr Lucy Hone, Wellbeing and resilience expert
Afternoon keynote speaker Shamubeel Eaqub, Economist
First morning panel – Facing the future with confidence
- Jimmy Higgins, Chief Executive, Suncorp New Zealand
- Geeke Feiter, Director non-life and innovation at the Dutch Association of Insurers and Chair of the Global Federation of Insurance Associations’ Disruptive Technology Working Group
- Matthew Tukaki, Director, Suicide Prevention Office, Mental Health and Addictions, Aotearoa New Zealand’s Ministry of Health
Second morning panel – Facing up to rising cyber threats
- Jonathon Berry, Principal Consultant, InPhySec
- Matt Harrison, Director of Product Management for Cyber, RMS
- Jono Soo, Head of Cyber Specialty – New Zealand, Marsh
- Adrian Sweeney, Underwriting Manager, Delta Insurance New Zealand Limited
First afternoon panel – Doing the right thing for our customers
- Samantha Barass, Chief Executive, Financial Markets Authority
- Annabelle Butler, Executive Manager, Regulatory Change and Consumer Affairs, Suncorp Australia
- Ronji Tanielu, Principal Social Policy Advisor, The Salvation Army
Second afternoon panel – Why climate risks must not just be transferred to insurers but reduced
- Dr Judy Lawrence, Senior Research Fellow, Climate Change Research Institute, Victoria University of Wellington
- Dr Charles Ehrhart, Partner, KPMG
- Tobias Grimm, Senior Manager Climate Risks and Green Tech, Munich Re
- Tamatha Paul, Councillor, Wellington City Council
- Professor Sandy Morrison, Acting Dean, Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies at the University of Waikato.
ENDS – KA MUTU
Contact/Tukua ki: [email protected]