Captives Forum 2024

Captives Forum

Going mainstream, captive strategies take centre stage

6 March 2024

Lloyd’s of London, Lime Street, London

Up to 11 hours CPD available

Going mainstream, captive strategies take centre stage

The importance of captive strategies is at its most relevant today, with more companies owning captives than ever before and governments and regulators across Europe taking note and willing to embrace the concept.

With the news that the UK government will launch a formal consultation on introducing a captive regulatory framework, following the Lloyd’s captive project and exciting progress in France, there is no doubt captives have reached the mainstream.

The Airmic Captives Forum 2024, in its third year, will provide advanced content and discussion opportunities to experienced captives owners, while once again hosting the in-demand ‘Captive Boot Camp’ for Airmic members new and keen to learn more about captives, how they are formed, and their role in wider risk management and risk financing strategies.

With plenty of time for networking and formal CPD accreditation by the CII, this is the must-attend Captives event of 2024!


08.15 – 09.15
Registration and Breakfast

Breakfast sponsored by HDI

09.15 – 09.20
Julia Graham
09.20 – 10.00
Opening Keynote: Captives going mainstream

The European captive market is going through its biggest period of disruption since Solvency II.  For the first time, Europe’s industrial nations are embracing captives in a way they never have, with governments and regulators hearing calls from risk management associations and local markets for domestic captive regimes.  In this keynote panel, we hear the drivers behind successful efforts in France and Italy to “bring captives homes” from our friends on the continent.  Attendees will also be brought up to speed on similar efforts, led by the London Market Group, in the United Kingdom and hear Airmic’s perspective on these developments.

Carlo Cosimi
Brigitte Bouquot
Vice – Président AMRAE
Président de la FFCE


Paul Eaton
Artex International
Caroline Wagstaff
London Market Group (LMG)
10.05 – 10.45
Plenary 1: The role for tech innovation in captives

The insurtech market is maturing and innovative solutions are becoming more directly relevant to insurance buyers. On this panel, delegates will hear examples of how new technology can support captives and captive owners.


Peter Carter
Head of Climate Practice and Head of Captive & Insurance Management Solutions
Ryan Dodd
Founder & CEO
Grace Miller
Account Manager
Shruthi Rao
Adapt Ready
10.50 – 11.10
Coffee & Refreshments

Sponsored by KPMG

11.10 – 11.45
Plenary 2: Tales from new captive owners

Captive activity has proliferated around the world during the hard commercial market. This panel will communicate real life stories and case studies of recent new captive formations. Panellists will outline their rational for a captive strategy, how they achieved it and what the future holds.

Peter Child
Strategic Risk Solutions
Alison Tamm
Global Risk Director
Control Risks
11.50 – 12.30
Plenary 3: What does a sophisticated captive strategy look like?

Captives are incredibly versatile vehicles and once matured, can play an increasingly wide range of roles for their corporate parent. From first party property and liability, to international employee benefits and third party risk, captive insurers rarely look the same. This panel will share what a sophisticated captive strategy looks like and how to get there.


Karl DeGiovanni
Director of Client Solutions, EMEA – Captive & Insurance Management
Angela Iannetta
Group Head of Risk & Insurance
British American Tobacco
Martin Scullion
General Manager
Probus Insurance Company Europe DAC Hertz Service Centre Europe
12.30 – 13.45

Lunch sponsored by AXA XL

13.45 – 16.30
Captive Boot Camp
13.45 – 16.30
Member Roundtables
13.45 – 14.10
Why do organisations form captives and cells?
Richard Paris Smith
Client Service Leader
Strategic Risk Solutions
Charlotte Proctor
Executive Director, Head of Insurance Centre of Excellence
Aon Guernsey
13.45 – 14.25
Roundtable 1: Exploring your reinsurance options
Kathryn Anderson
SRS Europe
Chloe Goillau
Senior Actuary
SRS Europe
Chris Terry
Global Product Lead for Structured Insurance
Allianz Commercial
14.15 – 14.40
How to conduct a feasibility study and choose a domicile
Jody Bisson
WTW Management Guernsey
Adele Gale
Deputy Management Director
Robus Group
13.45 – 14.25
Roundtable 2: Reviewing captive purpose and strategy
Adrien Collovray
Head of Captive Advisory, GB, Europe and International
14.45 – 15.10
The role of fronting and reinsurance companies
Jelto Borgmann
Head of Captive Services
HDI Global SE
Oliver Davies
Director, Distribution & Marketing UK & Ireland
HDI Global SE & HDI Global Specialty SE
13.45 – 14.25
Roundtable 3: Governance of EB captive programmes
Marc Bentley
Director of Risk Finance
Josh Cryer
Group Risk and Insurance Director
Julia Graham
Jeremy Hill
Independent Consultant
14.30 – 15.10
Roundtable 4: Financing cyber through your captive
Johnty Mongan
Global Head of Cyber Risk Management
Mike Matthews
International Commercial Director
Artex Risk Solutions
14.30 – 15.10
Roundtable 5: Understanding and managing captive claims
Daphne Naudy
Senior Loss Adjuster Director of development for continental Europe Property, Casualty, Technical & Special Risk
Charles Taylor Adjusting
14.30 – 15.10
Roundtable 6: Managing legacy portfolios and optimising capital
Andy Hill
Partner – Capital Solutions
McGill and Partners
15.30 – 15.35
Coffee & Refreshments

Sponsored by KPMG

15.35 – 16.00
Managing captive money – banking and investments

This is a topical session covering the issues faced when opening bank accounts including tips to smooth the process. Deposit types, current interest rates, and the outlook for rates in 2024 will be included. The session will closewith a focus on investments which will be tied into the regulatory requirements governing the captive assets.

Pierre Paul
Head of Cash Management
Jonathan Pope
Cash Management Director
15.35 – 16.30
Roundtable 7: What does good look like for tomorrow’s iNEDs
Adele Gale
Deputy Management Director
Robus Group
Paul Sykes
Managing Director
Aon Guernsey
16.05 – 16.30
How captives write international employee benefits
Aaron Brown
Regional Business Development Director for EMEA
MAXIS Global Benefits Network
15.35 – 16.30
Roundtable 8: UK captive regulation – what will it look like?
Charles Winter
Head of Risk Finance & COO
Aon Global Risk Consulting
15.35 – 16.30
Roundtable 9: Managing corporate climate risk in the captive context
Dr Joss Matthewman
Senior Director, Product Management
16.35 – 17.15
Closing Keynote: The future of captive insurance

Captives have gone through a huge growth surge, but is the operating model fit for the future? This panel will discuss the direction of captive insurance and how we might see it evolve in the coming years.

Barry Beard
Director of Multinational & Complex Accounts Strategy, UK & Ireland


Richard Cutcher
Captive Ambassador
Robert Geraghty
Senior Vice President, International Sales and Consulting Leader
Marsh Captive Solutions
Matt Hills
Associate Director
KPMG Crown Dependencies
Owen Williams
Global Programmes and Captives Regional Director, UK, Nordics & Ireland
17.15 – 17.20
Closing Remarks
Richard Cutcher
Captive Ambassador
17.20 – 18.30
Networking Drinks Reception

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