RIMS Risk Management Academy Bermuda

March 9 - 11 | Hamilton, Bermuda

RIMS and the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) will host the RIMS Risk Management Academy Bermuda from March 9 - 11, 2020 in Hamilton, Bermuda. This invite-only event will bring together senior level risk management professionals for a thought-leadership programme combining educational sessions, hosted at offices of major Bermuda-based carriers and brokers, with social and networking opportunities. The event will provide delegates with a deeper understanding of key specialist global insurance markets.

Programme topics will include:

  • Cyber Risk
  • Insurance-linked Securities
  • Healthcare and Transactional Liability
  • Insurtech
  • Captive Insurance 
  • Flood and Wildfire Risk
  • Employee Benefit

This event is open to RIMS members only. We will notify invited guests via email and provide the registration details. There is no registration fee to attend. However, participants are responsible for their own travel, hotel and incidental expenses. Participation is limited to 25 delegates.

Please email us if you have questions.​


Monday, March 9

8:30 am

Networking Breakfast—Sponsored by Marsh

Location: AXA XL, 1 Bermudiana Rd, Hamilton

9:45 am                 

Thought-Leadership Sessions—Sponsored by AXA XL

Location: AXA XL, 1 Bermudiana Rd, Hamilton


Welcome from Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), Premier of Bermuda & RIMS

  • Andy Burrows, CEO, BDA
  • David Burt, JP, MP, Premier of Bermuda
  • Mary Roth, CEO, RIMS
10:00 am

Session 1: Why Bermuda? & Product Innovation

Session Leader:

  • Patrick Tannock, Managing Director, AXA XL; CEO, Insurance XL Bermuda


  • Eric Haller, Chief Executive Officer, Fleming Reinsurance Ltd.
  • Susan Pateras, Chief Operating Officer, Liberty Specialty Markets
10:45 am 

Session 2: Healthcare Liability

Session Leader:

  • Shellé Hendrickson, Senior Vice President, Head of Healthcare Bermuda, AXA XL


  • Amy Wolfinger, Senior Vice President, Aon Bermuda
11:30 amNetworking Break
11:45 am 

Session 3: Flood Risk & Wildfire

Session Leader:

  • Kyle Vrieze, Director, Financial Risk Management


  • Lara Mowery, Managing Director, Head of Global Property Practice, Guy Carpenter
  • Stephen Weinstein, Group General Counsel, RenaissanceRe

12:30 pm 

Networking Lunch—Sponsored by AXA XL

Location: AXA XL, 1 Bermudiana Rd, Hamilton

3:00 pmFree Time
6:00 pm

Dinner—Sponsored by AIG

Location: AIG, 5th floor, 29 Richmond Rd, Hamilton


Tuesday, March 10

8:30 am

Networking Breakfast—Sponsored by AON
Location: AON House, 30 Woodbourne Ave, Hamilton

9:45 am 

Thought-Leadership Sessions—Sponsored by Chubb

Location: Chubb, 17 Woodbourne Ave, Hamilton


Session 1: Insurance-Linked Securities

Session Leader:

  • Kathleen Faries, Chair, ILS Bermuda


  • Brad Adderley, Partner, Appleby
10:30 am 

Session 2: Cyber Risk, Regulation & Bermuda as Jurisdiction

Session Leader:

  • Michael Murdoch-Smith, Vice President, Professional Lines, Allied World


  • Adam Farrell, Assistant Vice President, Chubb
  • John Masters, Assistant Vice President, AIG
  • Noel Pearman, Senior Vice President, Cyber Product Line Leader, AXA XL
11:15 amNetworking Break
11:30 am 

Session 3: Insurtech

Session Leader:

  • Susan Pateras, Chief Operating Officer, Liberty Specialty Markets


  • Chris Garrod, Director - Head of Fintech, Conyers
  • Brett Henshilwood, Partner, Deloitte
  • George Alayon, Assistant Director - Insurance, BMA
12:15 pm

Networking Lunch—Sponsored by Chubb

Location: Chubb, 17 Woodbourne Ave, Hamilton

3:00 pmFree Time
5:30 pm – 7:30 pmReception—Sponsored by Allied World Assurance Company

Location: Allied World—American International Building, 27 Richmond Road, Hamilton

8:00 pm – 10:30 pm Free Evening 


Wednesday, March 11

8:30 amNetworking Breakfast—Sponsored by Willis Towers Watson

Location: Bermuda Business Development Agency, 1 Church Street, Hamilton

9:45 am 

Thought-Leadership Sessions—Sponsored by AIG

Location: AIG—American International Building, 27 Richmond Road, Hamilton


Session 1: Captive Insurance & Fronting

Session Leader:

  • Kathleen Bibbings, Vice President, AIG


  • Grainne Richmond, Vice President, Dyna Management Services Ltd.
  • Jennifer Masters, Manager, PwC
  • Michael Parrish, Senior Vice President & Client Services Leader, Marsh
  • Neil Horner, Head of Corporate, ASW Law
10:30 am 

Session 2: Employee Benefits

Session Leader:

  • Ricardo Anderson, CCO, Granite Management Limited


  • Gokul Sudarsana, Director – Actuarial Risk & Analytics, Deloitte
  • Leslie Robinson, Senior Vice President – Head of Underwriting & Claims, Willis Towers Watson
11:15 am

Networking Break

11:30 am Presentation of Certificates
1:15 pm Networking Lunch—Sponsored by Liberty Specialty Markets

Location: Marcus’ Bermuda, 76 Pitts Bay Rd, Hamilton

3:00 pmProgramme Ends



Hotel & Travel

BDA has reserved a block of rooms for delegates at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club. Registered attendees will be sent a code via email to receive the discount room rate.

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club  
76 Pitts Bay Road, HM08, Bermuda
Attendee Room Rate: $299 plus tax
Telephone:  +1-800-441-1414
Email:    ham.reservations@fairmont.com
Web: www.thehamiltonprincess.com

Participating Sponsors