The Women in Insurance Leadership Summit will give you 12 CPD points with NIBA.
The Women in Insurance Leadership Summit will give you 15 CIP points with ANZIIF.
According to current statistics from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, women occupy only 12% of top management positions in insurance and just 1% of insurance firms have a female CEO in Australia. Because of this, we have developed the Women in Insurance Leadership Summit to bring together some of the field’s foremost female leaders and male champions of change. Through interactive sessions, anecdotal presentations and engaging panel discussions, attendees will gain key strategies and techniques for career progression in insurance and learn how to develop a lasting leadership legacy.
Learn practical strategies to
- Overcome obstacles to career progression & build resilience
- Bring others along on the journey & leave a positive leadership legacy
- Juggle personal & professional responsibilities even in tough times
- Seize the right opportunities for you & know when to make your move
- Build better professional relationships to underpin your career
- Make your value visible & lead with influence & impact
- Current, future & aspiring women leaders from all roles in insurance
- HR, Diversity, Learning & Development, Inclusion & Cultural Change professionals
- Male Champions of Change & those looking to better understand the challenges women face in the industry
Learn how to:
- Elevate your communication skills to make an impact
- Develop relationships to underpin your success
- Leave a positive leadership legacy
- Develop a better work/life balance
Jennifer has extensive experience in the financial services industry. Jennifer has held roles as Chief Actuary, CFO, and Appointed Actuary of a number of life and general insurers. She has also worked as a Partner specialising in risk, capital management and M&A for two major consulting firms.
In her spare time, Jennifer maintains a popular financial services blog called actuarialeye, which looks at the world through an actuarial lens.
Aimée joined the Senior Management Team as Chief Underwriting Officer in February 2018. She has grown her career within Allianz and Allianz Worldwide Partners both in Australia and internationally, initially starting at Allianz UK in 2002 as a Roadside Assistance Coordinator.
From here, Aimée built on her understanding of the business by moving into the Sales team where she had accountability for tender writing and account management. These roles in the UK gave Aimée invaluable insight into the fundamental link between operational performance and commercial success.
In 2009, Aimée returned to Australia where she was successful in adapting her knowledge of the business within the unique Australian context. Since returning, Aimée has been heavily involved in the development and evolution of the business’ e-Commerce and B2C Sales Strategy.
Most recently, Aimée held the position of General Manager Travel in the Technical Division. In this role Aimée has applied her extensive experience in the business to manage the delicate balance between financial growth and product profitability by setting the organisation’s pricing and underwriting strategy for a diverse range of products and services. Her extensive experience within Allianz sees her well placed as Chief Underwriting Officer.
Insurance Council of Australia
Since 2010, Robert Whelan has guided Australia’s insurance industry through some of the most challenging issues of the past few decades. These include the Financial Services Royal Commission, the 2010-11 season of natural disasters, the National Disaster Insurance Review, the Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Taskforce, Financial System Inquiry and five changes In Prime Minister.
Prior to his appointment Rob had an extensive career in the financial services sector at leading companies including AAMI/Suncorp, Colonial Mutual, Legal & General and AMP. He held senior roles in corporate affairs and policy, strategy, consumer marketing, operations and distribution.
Katherine has been Chief Executive of EMLife since December 2015.
With over 15 years’ experience in personal injury claims management and working with regulatory bodies, Katherine leads a team of life insurance claims specialists who dedicate their services to helping our life insurance partners achieve their operations and return to work goals.
Since 2012, Katherine has held numerous leadership roles with EML, most recently Claim Operations Manager for EML’s Treasury Managed Fund portfolio.
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