2021 Conference

RIMS Australasia 2021 Conference

Virtual Event


The Replays


RISK OUTLOOK: Advancing & Adapting Strategies with Risk Management
Ellen Dunkin | President, RIMS Inc. & Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer, Amalgamated Life Insurance Company

Q&A Segment
Mary Roth |  CEO, RIMS Global
Eamonn Cunningham | President, Rims Australasia Chapter


Virtual or Reality – how to optimise your risk financing strategy through Risk Transfer, Captive or Virtual Captive Structures

  • Stephen Higginson | Head Customer & Distribution Mgmt ANZ, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
  • Scott Kirkwood | Corporate Risk and Broking Leader QLD, Willis Towers Watson 
  • Andre Martin | Head Innovative Risk Solutions APAC, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
  • Richard Hearn | Head of Insurance Risk, BHP


Next Generation Leadership Panel

  • Jemima Griffith | Senior Associate, Kennedys
  • Claire Fong | Risk Business Partner, Lendlease
  • Laura Tarabaras | Insurance Advisor - Group Risk Finance, RioTinto
  • Raymond Loh | Senior Claims Specialist - International Financial Lines, AXA XL
  • Joey Leong | Insurance Manager, Cleanaway
  • Alana Dennis | National Broker Relationship Manager, Zurich Financial Services Australia


The Future of Excellence: Where Risk Management, Business Operation, and Innovation Converge 

Dr Catherine Ball
Scientific futurist, tech influencer, author, champion of diversity,  drone expert, associate professor


Understanding and applying business resilience principles
Adam Berryman
Head of Enterprise Risk Management and Business Resilience, IAG Risk Partners


Satellite imagery and digital twins: the benefits and unintended consequences of a digitized world

  • Pierre Du Rostu | Head of Business Architecture & Innovation at AXA XL
  • Jonathan Salter | Global Head of Risk Consulting, AXA XL 
  • Laurent Richème | CUO Property, Energy & Construction APAC & Europe, AXA XL
  • Antoine Rostand | CEO & Founder, Kayrros
  • Sam Wiffen | CEO & Founder, Reveal


Ensuring Supply Chain Resilience through risk planning and enhanced technology

Simon Pallavicini | Principal Risk Engineer, Zurich Resilience Solutions


Will climate change stop your access to insurance and capital in the future?

  • Tony Rooke | Climate Transition Director, Climate Resilience Hub, Willis Towers Watson
  • Liz Lister | Global Head of Innovation and Sustainability, Natural Resources, Willis Towers Watson

Facilitated by Matthew Frost, Head of Risk Advisory & Regional Leader, Natural Resources Australasia, Willis Towers Watson


Climate risk and your path to resilience
Mike Hunneyball
Senior Account Engineer, FM Global


The CEO Panel 

  • Lynette Schultheis | Operations Senior Vice President – Australia Operations, FM Global
  • Kevin Bates | Group Head of Risk and Insurance, Lendlease
  • Demetra Day | Head of Major Accounts Division, Australia & New Zealand, CHUBB
  • Nigel Fitzgerald | Chief Executive Officer, AIG Australia
  • Rob Collins | Head of Insurance, Qantas Airways Limited

Facilitated by John Donnelly, Managing Director, Head of Placement Asia Pacific, Marsh

With thanks to our partners

The RIMS Australasia Chapter acknowledges and thanks our supportive Founding Partners and event supporters:



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