Cayman Captive Forum 2014

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Arbo, Paul
Job TitlePartner
Company/Organisation:BDO Cayman Ltd.
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioPaul Arbo is a Partner with BDO in the Cayman Islands and heads their insurance practice. He holds the Associate in Captive Insurance (ACI) certification from ICCIE and also sits on two of ICCIE's committees. Paul has written various thought leadership pieces relating to the captive insurance industry and, earlier this year, spearheaded a joint effort by a handful of Cayman Islands service providers to promote the domicile at the Canadian Captive and Corporate Insurance Strategies Summit in Calgary.
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Barit, Hugh
Job TitleChairman and CEO
Company/Organisation:P.R.P. Performa Limited
CountryBermuda
Speaker Introduction/BioHugh Barit founded PRP Performa Ltd. (Performa) in December 1992 and is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Performa is one of the largest offshore asset managers in the world dedicated to the captive insurance industry. Prior to forming Performa, Hugh was Vice President and Director of Offshore Marketing for The Matuschka Group, a large global asset management company with offices in Munich, Zurich and London. He began his career at IBM in 1983 where he was responsible for marketing the firm’s products to multinational insurance companies. Hugh holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Hobart College.
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Baron, Andrew
Job TitleChief Investment Officer
Company/Organisation:Butterfield Asset Management
CountryBermuda
Speaker Introduction/BioMr. Baron joined Butterfield Asset Management in September 2006 and manages the Institutional Fixed Income team, which serves predominantly Captive Insurers. He is Chairman of the Fixed income Council for Butterfield, responsible for producing macroeconomic forecasts and interest rate outlooks in multiple currencies across all of Butterfield’s asset management franchises in Bermuda, Cayman, Guernsey and London. Prior to coming to Bermuda, Mr. Baron worked in the fixed income markets in both London and San Francisco. He holds a degree in Economics and Japanese and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
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Barreca, M. Lauree
Job TitleSenior Counsel
Company/Organisation:Johns Hopkins Health System
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioLauree Barreca has over 25 years experience in managing healthcare litigation. She is a Registered Nurse who received her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law. While a partner at O’Hagan, Smith and Amundsen in Chicago she represented both healthcare systems and individual physicians. As Assistant Vice President at MMI Companies, a Healthcare Risk Management firm, she was responsible for the Claims and Risk issues for their clients. She is currently the Senior Counsel, Claims and Litigation at The Johns Hopkins Health System. She is a nationally recognized as a speaker on Legal, Risk, Claims and Litigation Management.
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Bazzell, Michael
Job TitleDetective
Company/Organisation:www.ComputerCrimeInfo.com
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioMichael Bazzell has been a full time law enforcement officer for over 15 years. He is currently assigned to the FBI’s Cyber Crimes Task Force where he focuses on open source intelligence (OSINT) collection and analysis. He has trained thousands of individuals employed by state and federal agencies, as well as the private sector, in the use of his investigative techniques. He has also taught several college courses including Ethical Hacking, Computer Forensics, and Computer Crime Investigation. For over a decade, he has been an active member of the elite Technical Operations Group of the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis, and served five years as the Director of the Metro-East Regional Computer Crime Enforcement Group. As an active member of these organizations, he has been involved in numerous high-tech criminal investigations including terrorist threats, and high level computer intrusions.
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Beyer, Bubba
Job TitleDirector
Company/Organisation:3MP Insurance Company Ltd.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioExecutive Vice President - Charles B. Beyer, Bubba, has been with Storm Water Solutions since its inception in 2001. A finance/marketing graduate of Georgetown University, Bubba oversees the General Operations of the organization. With oversight of over 100 employees, Bubba has been instrumental in molding Storm Water Solutions into the industry leader it is today. From consulting to inspecting, Bubba is involved in every aspect of SWS. Bubba is also active in the community as a member of the Bayou Preservation Association, Greater Houston Builders Association, and Houston Contractors Association.
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Bischel, Gary

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Job TitleManaging Director
Company/Organisation:Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioAs a Managing Director with Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, Gary Bischel co-leads the Healthcare Reinsurance segment for Healthcare & Life reinsurance practice in North America and works with a variety of healthcare payors, providers and specialty companies focusing primarily on their reinsurance and stop loss needs. His responsibilities entail coordinating the firm's activities within the healthcare arena, including new business production, client relationship management, and education of healthcare brokers regarding industry trends and developments.

Prior to joining Guy Carpenter in September 2013, Gary held positions with various reinsurance intermediaries focused on the healthcare market. He began his career in 1992 as an auditor at Ernst & Young before entering the reinsurance business with Allianz Life in 1995.
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Bower, William

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Job TitleChief Risk Executive
Company/Organisation:Northwestern Memorial HealthCare
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioBill Bower is the Chief Risk Executive for Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and President of Northwestern Memorial Insurance Company. Bill is responsible for professional and general liability claim management and corporate insurance. Prior to joining Northwestern in July of 2005, Bill was Vice President for the CNA companies where he served as Head of Strategic Claims, Technical Officer for Specialty Lines Claims and Line of Business Officer for CNA HealthPro Claims. Before working at the CNA companies, Bill was a trial attorney in Chicago, specializing in the defense of hospitals and healthcare professionals.
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Brown, Carrie
Job TitlePartner, Assurance & Advisory Services
Company/Organisation:Deloitte
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioCarrie Brown is a Partner with Deloitte and is the Cayman firm’s Insurance Practice Leader overseeing services offered to captive insurance companies and captive managers. Carrie has also developed considerable expertise in investment vehicles and is a CFA charter holder and a Canadian Chartered Accountant. In addition to her client service commitments, Carrie was one of the founding members of the local audit practice’s technical group and, in such capacity, has led or participated in numerous internal and external initiatives over the years, including delivering numerous presentations and developing technical material that is distributed to clients and other Deloitte offices around the globe.
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Butler, Kevin
Job TitleManaging Director
Company/Organisation:Conyers Dill & Pearman
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioKevin Butler is head of the Cayman Islands office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. Kevin is well versed in the areas of insurance, reinsurance and alternative risk transfer including captives and insurance linked securities. Conyers has played a significant role in the development of the offshore insurance sector, establishing and advising insurers on every aspect of their business, from incorporation to IPO and beyond. Conyers has advised on a variety of traditional and non-traditional products such as alternative risk transfer, catastrophe bonds and weather derivatives.
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Carlson, Dan H.
Job TitleManaging Director
Company/Organisation:Marsh USA Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioDan leads Marsh’s national Provider Excess Loss Insurance and Health Plan Reinsurance team. His entire career has been in the managed health care and employee benefits field, and has considerable experience in evaluating, designing, implementing Provider Excess Loss and Health Plan Reinsurance programs for all types of health plans and healthcare providers. Dan is also a member of Marsh’s National HealthCare Executive Committee.
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Carter, Kay
Job TitleSenior Associate
Company/Organisation:Solomon Harris
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioKay Carter is a senior associate with Solomon Harris in the Cayman Islands. Prior to joining Solomon Harris in 2009, Kay practised law in Canada. Since joining Solomon Harris, Kay has focused on offshore corporate commercial work principally in the area of captive insurance, with particular emphasis on business restructuring and reorganizations that provide practical, cost-effective solutions for clients. Chambers Global has ranked Kay as a “notable associate with a broad corporate and commercial practice”. Kay is qualified to practice law in both the Cayman Islands and Canada (Alberta)
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Chang, Steven
Job TitleClaims Manager
Company/Organisation:Beazley
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioSteven is the Healthcare Claims Team Leader at Beazley plc. Prior to joining Beazley in June of 2006, Steven was a practicing attorney at a large New York City healthcare defense firm.
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Colaizzo, Dominic A.
Job TitleChairman
Company/Organisation:Aon
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioDominic is responsible for managing and providing strategic direction as Chairman of Aon's National Health Care Practice and for directing and coordinating Aon resources for the development, implementation, and servicing of alternative risk financing programs and broking for health care clients on a national basis. His 16 years of experience in health care administration and 28 years of broking and consulting experience with Aon enable him to understand and respond to the needs of health care organizations. Dominic has served on advisory panels for tort reform for medical professional liability and has been recongnized by "Risk and Insurance" and others in the industry.
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Cross, Stephen William
Job TitleChairman
Company/Organisation:Aon Insurance
CountryIreland
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Cunningham, Brian
Job TitleDirector of Risk Management
Company/Organisation:Drexel University
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioBrian Cunningham helps manage all Drexel University insurance programs, including the property, casualty, educators and medical malpractice insurance programs. He also manages claims for approximately 250 physicians and the University’s allied health professionals. As Chief Operating Officer of Dragon Risk Limited, the insurance company that provides professional liability insurance for Drexel and Drexel Med, he handles the day to day operations of an insurance company with assets of more than $40 million.
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Domanski, Michael
Job TitleTax Partner
Company/Organisation:Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioMichael Domanski is a tax partner in the insurance department of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, a Michigan-based law firm, and his practice is dedicated to international tax matters and alternative risk financing arrangements. He represents tax-exempt and for-profit entities in the organization and maintenance of captive insurance companies, the structuring of cross-border transactions and the resolution of controversy matters involving the IRS.
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Donnell, Malcolm Thomas
Job TitlePGIC Board Member
Company/Organisation:PGIC
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioDr. Donnell is a practicing anesthesiologist with a large single specialty group in Houston, Texas. Risk management needs within the group led to the creation of a captive insurance company that has been successful in managing several different types of risk over the life of the captive. In addition to specialty board certification, Dr. Donnell graduated from Rice University with a Master of Business Administration degree.
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Ebanks, Sheree
Job TitleChief Executive Officer
Company/Organisation:Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioSheree Ebanks is no stranger to the financial services industry in the Cayman Islands. With over 35 years of experience in areas such as asset management and fiduciary services Sheree now heads up the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants as its first CEO. Sheree spent over 15 years in asset management, working with Captive managers and owners on investment mandates and direct management of investment portfolios.
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Fernandez, Rick

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Job TitleCEO
Company/Organisation:Richard Daniels Transportation
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioMy name is Rick Fernandez and I have been in the trucking industry for 35 years. I am the Founder and CEO of Richard Daniels Transportation headquartered in Chicago , IL. We operate a small fleet of 95 trucks locally in 5 cities specializing in the intermodal space..

I am the president and an original member of Specialized Transportation Insurance Ltd. (STIL).STIL is a group captive domiciled in Cayman. STIL was formed in 2009 and is focused on reinsuring auto liability and workers' compensation. STIL has over 20 participants who are poised for continued growth with likeminded partners.
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First, Brian
Job TitleEVP, Alt Markets & Programs
Company/Organisation:Arch Insurance
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioBrian D. First. Senior Vice President - Alternative Markets - Arch Insurance Group
Brian First joined Arch in April 2014 to lead the company's Alternative Markets business representing over $250 million in premium. Mr. First’s twenty-plus years of professional experience includes executive management underwriting and marketing positions at national insurance companies focused on captive and specialty programs. Mr. First has particular expertise in national and regional commercial insurance programs, Cayman and Bermuda-domiciled group captives and sponsored captives rent-a-captives and cell captive structures. He has authored numerous specialty program and alternative risk articles for industry periodicals and is a regular presenter and panelist at program and alternative risk conferences. He is a graduate of Miami University with a B.A. in Economics.
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Fitzjerrells, Mark
Job TitleSr. Vice President, Captives & Programs
Company/Organisation:Cottingham & Butler, Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioOver 25 years working in the insurance industry starting as a commercial lines underwriter. I have been with Cottingham & Butler for over 20 years and started working with captives at that time. My current role is to manage the captive & programs practice at C&B which includes providing consulting services for many different types of captives.
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Flinn, Jessica
Job TitleVice President
Company/Organisation:Integro Insurance Brokers
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioJessica provides professional lines claims advocacy services, including detailed coverage analysis, interpretation, consultation and negotiation. She has experience in handling professional liability claims on both the carrier and the broker side of the insurance industry, as well as providing business management consulting services. She specializes in employment practices, directors & officers and errors & omissions coverages.
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Garrett, Margaret R
Job TitleSenior Counsel
Company/Organisation:Johns Hopkins Health System
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioMS Garrett is the Senior Director and Senior Counsel for The Johns Hopkins Health System.
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Hagemeier, Todd
Job TitleExecutive Vice President & Managing Director
Company/Organisation:Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioTodd is an Executive Vice President and Managing Director with Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. He oversees the strategic direction of the sales and service teams for Alliant Healthcare Solutions which operates from offices throughout the country.

Todd’s entire 26 year career has been dedicated exclusively to working with healthcare providers. Prior to joining Alliant, he held various sales, service, marketing and management roles for the healthcare practice of an international insurance brokerage firm and was an underwriter for the medical services division of a large property and casualty insurance carrier.
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Hajek, Anna
Job TitlePresident/CEO
Company/Organisation:Clarity Group, Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioAnna Hajek is President and CEO and Co-Founder of Clarity Group, Inc. in Chicago, IL. Clarity specializes in the operations management of captive insurance companies owned by healthcare organizations and the management of risk-quality and safety associated with healthcare delivery.
Prior to forming Clarity Group, Anna was Executive Vice President of MMI Companies, Inc., a publicly traded, international medical malpractice insurance company specializing in the management of risk associated with healthcare delivery.
Anna is a certified Medical Technologist and holds a Master’s Degree in Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and a Certificate in E-Business from Lewis University Graduate School of Management.
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Hale, Janet
Job TitleExecutive Vice President,Managing Director
Company/Organisation:Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioJanet is Managing Director of Alliant Healthcare Solutions which provides risk financing solutions to over 250 healthcare industry clients across the country.
Janet has 35 years of experience in insurance service and brokerage, with 25 years working exclusively with healthcare industry clients. She specializes in captive reinsurance for large healthcare institutions, in the analysis of research and technology risks within healthcare systems, and in the application of enterprise risk management principles to risk identification for integrated delivery systems.
Janet holds BA and an MA degrees from the University of Missouri.
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Harrell, Doug
Job TitlePartner
Company/Organisation:KPMG
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioDoug is a partner with KPMG in the Cayman Islands where he has worked for more than 22 years. He has extensive experience in dealing with captive US tax issues.
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Havens, Lisa L
Job TitleSystem Risk Officer
Company/Organisation:Baylor Scott & White Health
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioLisa Havens is Senior Vice President Legal Counsel and System Risk Director at Baylor Scott & White Health in Temple, Texas. Previously, she was a civil litigation trial attorney primarily in the areas of medical malpractice and employment law.

Lisa received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Baylor University School of Law; MSN from University of Texas at Arlington; and BSN from Texas Christian University. Lisa is an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center and a faculty member of the ASHRM Barton Modules.
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Havlisch, Rebecca
Job TitleVP, Risk Management
Company/Organisation:Banner Health
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioMs. Havlisch began her career as a staff nurse in newborn intensive care at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics. Since 1987, after obtaining a JD degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, she had been employed in the field of healthcare risk management and health law. Throughout her risk management career, she has worked for multi-state integrated delivery systems. For the last ten years, she has had the opportunity to consolidate risk management programs in recently merged and/or rapidly growing Catholic-sponsored systems. In recent years she has focused on bringing concepts of enterprise risk management and health productivity and wellness to health care operations. She has recently accepted a position at Banner Health, System Vice President of Risk Management where she controls loss prevention, workers comp, emergency management, safety/security, insurance and records management in 23 hospitals located throughout 7 western states.
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Hentges, Nicholas J
Job TitlePresident
Company/Organisation:Captive Resources, LLC
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioNick Hentges has an extensive background with insurance company, brokerage and captive consulting and management operations. His educational background includes a B.B.A. Degree with majors in Finance and Insurance from the University of Iowa and an M.B.A. from Drake University. He also holds the Certified Insurance Counselor designation. Nick is a member of the Management Team that acquired the assets of Captive Resources and sister company Kensington Management Group in the Cayman Islands from its publicly held parent company in 2002. Download for the complete bio.
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Herbers, Joseph A.
Job TitleManaging Principal
Company/Organisation:Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioJoe Herbers is Pinnacle’s Managing Principal and has over 29 years of consulting experience. His practice is concentrated in providing loss reserving and funding studies for a wide variety of entities – both traditional insurance companies and alternative market entities. Mr. Herbers’ areas of focus include policyholder owned group captives, large deductible and/or self-insured entities, lawyers’ professional liability carriers, Florida property writers and nonstandard auto writers in the state of Illinois.
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Hermes, Thomas
Job TitleDirector
Company/Organisation:Towers Watson
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioTom is a director with Towers Watson and currently a co-leader of the Healthcare Professional Liability Practice. Over the past 37 years Tom has provided ratemaking, reserving, strategic and financial planning to well over 100 healthcare captive insurers as well as numerous JUA's, PCF's, doctor and hospital mutual insurers, and self-insured programs. Tom is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars including the Cayman Captive Forum and has authored a chapter of ASHRM's "Risk Management Handbook."
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Jayasekera, Ruwan
Job TitleDeputy Head of Insurance
Company/Organisation:Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioMr. Jayasekera has over fifteen years of experience in insurance, in both regulatory and industry roles. He has experience working for life and property and casualty insurers. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, both from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He is also a Chartered Insurer and holds Associate designation from the Chartered Insurance Institute, United Kingdom. He first joined the Insurance Division at CIMA in April 2007, as a Senior Analyst and was later appointed
as a Chief Analyst. After working in this capacity for a few years, he returned to Sri Lanka in 2011, taking up the position of Assistant General Manager – Business Operations at Allianz Insurance Lanka Ltd. He then returned to CIMA as a Chief Analyst in the Insurance Supervision Division in January 2013.
Mr. Ruwan Jayasekera was promoted to the position of Deputy Head of Insurance on 1 September 2014,
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Jones, Thomas M.
Job TitlePartner
Company/Organisation:McDermott Will & Emery LLP
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioTom Jones is a tax partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP. He focuses on federal and state tax, insurance, regulatory and legal matters concerning “captive” and other alternatives to
commercial insurance.

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Jordan, Ronald
Job TitleVP Finance
Company/Organisation:FS Insurance
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioRonald Jordan represents one of the insured owners of FS Insurance, LTD, a trucking captive incorporated in Grand Cayman. As a director since 2004, Mr. Jordan has been active in the finance committee and has been the committee chairman since 2009. Mr. Jordan is a CPA and has been the CFO of a Colorado trucking company for 20 years.
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Kaku, Michio
Job TitleFuturist / Physicist
Company/Organisation:-
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioDr. Michio Kaku — theoretical physicist, bestselling author, acclaimed public speaker, renowned futurist, and popularizer of science. As co-founder of String Field Theory, Dr. Kaku carries on Einstein’s quest to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into a single grand unified theory of everything. Kaku has starred in a myriad of science programming for television including Discovery, Science Channel, BBC, ABC, and History Channel. Beyond his numerous bestselling books, he has also been a featured columnist for top popular science publications such as Popular Mechanics, Discover, COSMOS, WIRED, New Scientist, Newsweek, and many others. Dr. Kaku was also one of the subjects of the award-winning documentary, ME & ISAAC NEWTON by Michael Apted.
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Keogh, Dara
Job TitlePartner
Company/Organisation:KPMG
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioDara provides leadership and direction within the insurance audit practice with KPMG in the Cayman Islands. Though his main focus relates to providing financial statement audit services, Dara is also often involved in providing specific advisory services to the industry on formation of insurance and reinsurance companies, portfolio transfers, risk transfers and capital adequacy.
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Kilbane, Michael J
Job TitleCo - Chief Executive Officer
Company/Organisation:Captive Resources, LLC
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioMichael J. Kilbane, CPA, 57, is currently a Principal and the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Captive Resources, LLC, a Schaumburg, Illinois based consultant devoted to the formation and administration of captive insurance companies. He previously held the position of President of Captive Resources from 2007 – 2013 and Chief Financial Officer from 1993 – 2007. Michael is also a former member of the Board of Directors and Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of Martingale National Insurance Company, an Illinois domiciled, multi-state licensed property and casualty insurance carrier; the Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors of a Cayman Islands domiciled $2 billion plus investment fund; and Chairman and CEO of Kensington Management Group, Ltd., an insurance management firm in the Cayman Islands. See PDF for more details.
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Kilduff, Ruth
Job TitleManaging Principal
Company/Organisation:Integro Insurance Brokers
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioChairman, Integro USA
Boston Operations Leader
Healthcare Practice Leader

Ruth brings more than 30 years of experience in healthcare, as well as healthcare insurance, to her roles at Integro. She has developed particular expertise in professional liability, alternative risk financing, and risk consulting. Prior to joining Integro, Ruth served as a Managing Director at Marsh. She is a Clinical Nurse Specialist from Boston University School of Nursing and a Registered Nurse graduating from Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing. She serves on the Board of Directors of The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care; and has served on the Boards of Clinical Care Systems, Inc.; and BHS Insurance Company, Ltd. Ruth is also a licensed casualty broker.
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Kinter, Susan

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Job TitleVice President, Claims Litigation and Risk Management
Company/Organisation:Terrapin Insurance Company
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioSusan Durbin Kinter, RN, BSN, JD, CPHRM, FASHRM is the Vice President of Claims, Litigation and Risk Management with the Maryland Medicine Comprehensive Insurance Program, a joint venture between the University of Maryland Medical System and Faculty Physicians, Inc. (“FPI”). Prior to joining the MMCIP, Ms. Kinter was an associate with Miles & Stockbridge, P.C. where her practice focused on medical malpractice defense litigation. She received her law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law, and her BSN from Michigan State University. Ms. Kinter is a member of ASHRM, the Maryland- D.C. Society for Healthcare Risk Management (MD DC SHRM) and the Maryland Defense Council (MDC). Ms. Kinter is a current member of ASHRM's Leadership Committee and a Past President of MD-DC SHRM. Ms. Kinter also is a member of Maryland Bar Association where she sits on the Bar Association’s Committee of Laws and Judicial Nomination Committee.
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Kirkconnell, Moses

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Job TitleDeputy Premier
Company/Organisation:Cayman Islands Government
CountryCayman Islands
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Kolodkin, Charles
Job TitleExecutive Director
Company/Organisation:Cleveland Clinic
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioMr. Kolodkin is Executive Director of Enterprise Risk and Insurance, at the Cleveland Clinic. He is responsible for all risk management activities of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF) and Health System, including enterprise risk management, risk finance, captive operations, managing claims, overseeing and analyzing risk management data, and administering the risk management program.
Mr. Kolodkin received a BA degree from Miami University (Ohio); an MBA degree from the University of Georgia; and a JD from Texas A&M University. He has been awarded the CPCU designation and both the Fellow and Distinguished Fellow designations from the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM).
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Kunkel, Chad
Job TitleDivision Executive Vice President - Captive Services
Company/Organisation:Artex Risk Solutions, Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioChad Kunkel is a Division Executive Vice President - Captive Services of Artex Risk Solutions. He has been with Artex Risk Solutions since 1996. His primary responsibility is running the Group Captive Strategy for Artex Risk Solutions.
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Lakins, Jackie
Job TitleVice President Specialty Operations
Company/Organisation:Sedgwick
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioJackie Lakins holds the position of Vice President Specialty Operations for Sedgwick. Jackie is a career insurance and healthcare risk management professional with over twenty-five years experience. She is a member of the following organizations: Tennessee Bar Association; American Society for Hospital Risk Management (ASHRM); Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA); Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance and Society for Claim Law Associates (SCLA). She holds the following designations/certifications: Certified Professional In Health Care Risk Management; Certified in Healthcare Compliance and Senior Claim Law Associate.
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Landry, Karin
Job TitleManaging Partner
Company/Organisation:Spring Consulting Group, LLC
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioKarin Landry, ACI, CLTC, GBA is the Managing Partner for Spring Consulting Group. Karin has over 25 years of experience in the insurance, health care, risk financing, retirement and benefits industries. She is an internationally recognized leader in captive insurance strategy, benefits and financing. She is Past‐Chairman of the Board of The Captive Insurance Company Association and a member of the ERISA Industry Committee and was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for Fallon Community Health Plan. She is also a Professor of Employee Benefits and member of the finance committee for the International Center of Captive Insurance Education part of the University of Vermont. Karin's expertise around benefits allowed her to co‐author a white paper for Business Insurance Magazine titled "Captives for Benefits: How to Use a Captive to Save Money and Enhance Benefits Coverage", which is currently a top seller.
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Lark, Eric
Job TitlePartner
Company/Organisation:Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioEric Lark is a Senior Partner at Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC in Detroit, where his practice concentrates on structuring, forming and representing alternative risk transfer facilities, including captive insurance companies in numerous domiciles. Mr. Lark has particular expertise in dealing with Cayman-domiciled group captive structures. Mr. Lark is past Chair of the 4000-member Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, is recognized as one of America's leading lawyers for business by Chambers USA®, is named as one of The Best Lawyers in America®, as well as a Michigan SuperLawyer®, and is AV Rated (highest rating) by LexisNexis Martindale Hubbell.
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Leshikar, TC
Job TitleDirector, Tax
Company/Organisation:KPMG
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioT.C. has been with KPMG Cayman for over six years and with KPMG Bermuda for two years before that. During this time he has focused extensively on U.S. Taxation of Captive Insurance companies as well as international Hedge and Private Equity funds. T.C. is a CPA, member of the AICPA and holds a MBA and a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.
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Lewis, Lorraine
Job TitleExecutive Vice President
Company/Organisation:Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioLorraine is a Executive Vice President of Alliant Insurance Services focusing on client development and service with emphasis on large complex property and casualty accounts as well as healthcare organizations. She has over twenty five years of insurance brokerage and risk management consulting experience, ten of which have been with Alliant and/or its predecessor firms.

Her background includes work with single parent, group and association captives, captive implementation, planning and strategy.
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Liautaud, Parker
Job TitleStudent / Polar Expedition Leader
Company/Organisation:Willis Resilience Expedition
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioParker Liautaud has done three expeditions to the North Pole since turning 15 years old. His expeditions aim to draw attention to the immediate need for action to address climate change. Since 2011, Parker has also partnered with academic institutions to undertake climate research on each of his expeditions.
Parker works with like-minded organizations to promote awareness of the human implications of climate change. He is an ambassador for One Young World, an organization that gathers together young leaders from around the world, helping them make lasting connections to create positive change.
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Lindloff, Keith

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Job TitleDirector of Insurance Services
Company/Organisation:Children's Medical Center of Dallas
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioDirector of Insurance Services for Children's Medical Center of Dallas and its parent, the Children's Health System of Texas. Involved in Health Care Risk Management for Medical Schools, Teaching Hospitals, Physician groups of all sizes and Long Term Care companies. Happy to be back in a pediatric setting.
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Mathura, Karen Byank
Job TitleClaims & Risk Management Consultant
Company/Organisation:RCM&D
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioKaren Byank Mathura, RN, JD, CPHRM, is a claims & risk management consultant for the insurance brokerage firm, RCMD, with over 15 years combined experience providing intensive care nursing, litigating and defending medical malpractice and hospital negligence claims and providing claims and risk management support and consultation. Ms. Mathura is an instrumental team member in assisting clients, including the Johns Hopkins Health System, with high-exposure claims resolution, risk management support and education. Ms. Mathura was elected to the Board of Directors of the Tech Council of Maryland in 2013 and is a frequent national lecturer on the topics of telemedicine and international telemedicine.
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McMahon, Kristin D
Job TitleChief Claims Officer
Company/Organisation:IronHealth
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioKristin is Chief Claims Officer of IronHealth, a division of IronShore, an insurance company founded in 2006 with cash and invested assets of $3.9 billion. In her position, Kristin oversees all claims handling and coverage issues pertaining to the firm’s hospital, nurshing home, physician, healthcare, life sciences, managed care and HMO Re liability products. She sits on IronHealth’s Executive Management Committee, and is involved in all major policy-making decisions related to strategy, product development, and risk management.
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Meehan, Michael
Job TitleConsultant
Company/Organisation:Milliman, Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioMike is a Consultant with the Boston office of Milliman, Inc. with over 20 years of experience. Mike’s experience includes loss reserving, ratemaking, feasibility studies, and financial pro formas for insurance companies, captives, risk retention groups, self-insurance groups, excess insurance pools, municipalities, and Lloyd’s of London syndicates. Mike is a Certified Insurance Counselor (“CIC”), and a Certified Risk Manager (“CRM”). Mike is an active participant in the captive industry and is a frequent speaker on captives and alternative risk financing. Mike is a former Board member and Treasurer of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association (“VCIA”).
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Meyer, John
Job TitleChief Marketing Officer
Company/Organisation:The Doctors Company
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioJack Meyer is Senior Vice President of Business Development and Chief Marketing Officer of The Doctors Company. His responsibilities include management of Marketing, Agency and Broker Distribution, and Direct Business, including brokered coverages. With $4.3 billion in assets, The Doctors Company insures 75,000 physicians and more than 200 hospitals and healthcare facilities.

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Miller, Deborah
Job TitleVice President
Company/Organisation:Marsh USA Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioDeborah Miller is an Associate Client Executive for Marsh USA. Debbie works with healthcare clients to identify risks, analyze exposures, develop marketing strategy, program structure, marketplace negotiation and implementation. She keeps well informed of changing market conditions (and healthcare industry news) and identifies the need for new products and suggests solutions. In addition, Debbie facilitates client problem resolution and is point person for clients’ day to day servicing needs. She draws on 20+ years of experience in the healthcare and brokerage industry to evaluate, negotiate and implement risk management solutions.
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Minetti, Valentina
Job TitleUnderwriter
Company/Organisation:Beazley
CountryUnited Kingdom
Speaker Introduction/BioValentina is a healthcare underwriter and pricing actuary at Beazley, where she has been working since 2008. Valentina developed the teams’ rating engine, repository for 600,000 US hospital professional liability claims, and produced various analyses of US and European medical malpractice claims trends. She contributed a section on large loss trends in the ASHRM 2011 to 2014 Benchmarking studies.
Valentina has 18 years’ experience in the Insurance Market, having managed actuarial teams both in Italy and the UK. She holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics and is an affiliate member of the Institute of Actuaries.
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Morgan, Kimberly
Job TitleSenior Vice President, Healthcare Practice Leader Bermuda
Company/Organisation:Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd
CountryBermuda
Speaker Introduction/BioKim is a Senior Vice President and is responsible for managing the Bermuda Healthcare Practice. She has 20 years of industry experience, including seven years as an underwriter with Endurance. Prior to joining Endurance in January 2003, she held broking positions with J&H Intermediaries and Marsh in Bermuda from 1990 through 1999 when she assumed the role of Vice President and healthcare broker with Marsh, first in the US and then in their London office. Kim is a graduate of Tufts University, Ma. and is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) in the U.K. She is also a past President of the Bermuda ASHRM Chapter, BSHRM.
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Murrah, Melissa
Job TitleDirector-Risk Management
Company/Organisation:Texas Children's Hospital
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioMelissa Murrah is the Director of Risk Management for Texas Children’s Hospital, ranked 4th nationally and on the Honor Roll of best pediatric institutions by U.S. News & World Report. At Texas Children’s, she manages an insurance program in excess of $500 million and works with the TCHICO (Texas Children’s Captive) Board to mitigate claims and risk expense.
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O'Leary, Katie
Job TitleDirector, Clinical Quality & Patient Safety
Company/Organisation:Unity Health system
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioKatie is a registered nurse with over twenty years of experience in the field of clinical quality and patient safety. She is a past regional president of Sigma Theta Tau, the international honor society for nursing. Katie earned the National Association of Healthcare Quality professional certification in healthcare quality and has served in leadership roles for several state and national quality and safety initiatives.
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Pearch, Charles Frederick
Job TitleSenior Partner
Company/Organisation:Lloyd & Partners Limited
CountryUnited Kingdom
Speaker Introduction/BioCharlie Pearch is a Senior Partner at Lloyd and Partners who is a specialist reinsurance broker representing a number of the Nations highly rated academic medical centers.
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Pentney, Damian
Job TitlePartner
Company/Organisation:PricewaterhouseCoopers
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioDamian is the lead partner of the Assurance Insurance group with the Cayman Islands firm of PwC. Damian is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has over 19 years professional experience in audit and assurance services both in the United Kingdom and in the Cayman Islands, 15 of which are with PwC (and its predecessor firms).

Damian’s experience in the financial services industry includes captive insurance, local general insurance companies and reinsurance companies. His current captive insurance client base includes single parent, association and group captives, including SPC’s.
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Phillips, Paul H
Job TitlePartner
Company/Organisation:Ernst & Young
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioPaul is a tax partner in EY’s Financial Services Office (FSO) with more than 20 years of public accounting experience. He is the Central and Southwest US Tax Markets Leader for the FSO overseeing the markets in Chicago, Minneapolis, Ohio, Iowa and Texas. In addition to his leadership role, Paul serves as a tax partner to various financial services organizations as his career has been focused on the taxation of banking institutions, financial products and insurance companies. Globally, Paul oversees engagements involving certain risk, treasury, and capital management structures including captive insurance arrangements, guarantee structures and cost sharing arrangements.
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Piotrowski, Thomas
Job TitleExecutive Director
Company/Organisation:Clarity Group, Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioThomas is a professional with more than 15 years experience in clinical and healthcare operations. He has led a wide array of initiatives including national patient safety and error reporting programs, EHR/EMR implementation and several clinical quality improvement projects. He has obtained concentrated training in health systems management and informatics as well as certification in Six Sigma through the American Society of Quality.
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Price, Clayton
Job TitleManaging Director
Company/Organisation:Marsh Management Services (Cayman) Ltd.
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioClayton has served as the Head of Office and Managing Director of Marsh Management services (Cayman) Limited since March 2008 and is responsible for management of client service. Clayton joined the company in 1978 and in 1998 was with Marsh’s Captive Solutions practice in Bermuda where he served as the Director, Client Relations.
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Purohit, Paresh

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Job TitleSr. Vice President
Company/Organisation:Trideo
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioParesh is a co-founder and Sr. Vice President at Web Endeavors, responsible for Strategy, Product Development and Operations Groups. Prior to Web Endeavors, Paresh was a General Manager at CNA responsible for overseeing IT operations for CNA's Small Business on-line policy issuance application and subsequently Claim Operations as part of CNA's Worldwide Operations team. Paresh holds BSME from the University of Illinois, Chicago and MBA in Finance from DePaul's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.
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Putnam, Jean
Job TitleChief Clinical Quality Officer
Company/Organisation:Community Health Network
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioSee attached
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Ramsey, Richard
Job TitleAttorney
Company/Organisation:Wicker Smith
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioRichard E. Ramsey joined Wicker Smith in 1990 and is a partner in the firm’s Jacksonville office, responsible for overseeing office operations. Mr. Ramsey has over 26 years of experience focusing on a broad array of complex litigation involving medical malpractice, healthcare law and risk management, professional malpractice, legal malpractice, construction, product liability, nursing home, employment litigation, as well as retail and restaurant defense. An "AV" rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, he has tried numerous cases throughout the state of Florida representing such clients as Ruby Tuesday, Office Depot, Winn Dixie, SwissRe, and FPIC among many others. Admitted to practice in the state of Florida, Mr. Ramsey is a Certified Federal Court Arbitrator and is also a Board Certified Civil Trial Law Lawyer by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education.
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Richterman, Ira
Job TitleCaptive Owner
Company/Organisation:Starkap Insurance Company
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioDr. Richterman graduated Albert Einstein Medical Center in New York City in 1991 and completed his training in orthopedic surgery at The Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pa. While at Brown University in Providence RI, he expanded his orthopedic training in a fellowship of hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery. He joined OMNI Orthopedics in 1997 and was a founding board member of Starkap Insurance Company. He currently proudly serves as the president of Starkap, a position that he has had for the past 8 years.
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Robertson, Julie
Job TitlePartner
Company/Organisation:Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioJulie Robertson is a partner of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP who joined the firm in 1990 and chairs the firm’s Insurance Department. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction from the University of Michigan and her Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Wayne State University.

Ms. Robertson has over twenty years of experience in organizing and representing captive insurance companies and risk retention groups and other types of alternative risk vehicles in the leading domiciles. She is a frequent lecturer on alternative risk programs at national and international conferences and has been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America from 2007 to 2014 and Michigan Super Lawyers from 2009-2013.
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Rusu, George
Job TitleCEO
Company/Organisation:Captive Resources, LLC
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioAs the Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of Captive Resources, LLC, George represents over 3,000 US company shareholders of more than 30 group captive insurance companies throughout many industries, with total annual premiums exceeding $1.5 billion. His extensive experience in risk management and insurance served as the foundation for his company’s creation and, today, representation of many of the largest policyholder-owned alternative risk facilities in the world.
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Scotland, Cindy
Job TitleManaging Director
Company/Organisation:Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioCindy Scotland has served as the Managing Director of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority since June 2002. In this role she oversees the implementation of policies to ensure the sound management of the Cayman Islands’ currency and the effective supervision of the more than 14,000 regulated entities operating in and from the Cayman Islands. She also has responsibility for the development and maintenance of strong working relationships between CIMA and other international regulatory bodies.
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Scrivener, Paul
Job TitlePartner
Company/Organisation:Solomon Harris
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioPaul Scrivener is a partner and head of the insurance group at Cayman Islands law firm, Solomon Harris. Paul has over 15 years experience advising on captive insurance matters and is a regular speaker and writer on the subject. Paul has been instrumental in the development of Cayman's incorporated cell company legislation.
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Sczudlo, Ray

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Job TitleGeneral Counsel
Company/Organisation:Children's National Health System
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioMary Anne Hilliard, Esq., is VP, Safety and Patient Experience, Chief Risk Counsel. She manages Children’s National's risk management, claims, litigation, and insurance. She previously practiced law in Washington, DC, as an in-house hospital attorney specializing in professional malpractice defense and general healthcare law. Prior to entering the practice of law, Ms. Hilliard worked as a pediatric nurse and nurse educator. She is extensively published and lectures widely at hospitals, universities and associations on litigation, patient safety and claims management.
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Shetty, Devi
Job TitleChairman and Director of Narayana Health
Company/Organisation:Health City Cayman Islands
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioHealth City Cayman Islands opened its doors in March 2014 with a state-of-the-art, tertiary care hospital in Grand Cayman as a center of excellence in cardiac surgery, cardiology, orthopedics, pulmonary, and pediatric endocrinology. Health City Cayman Islands is the vision of famed India heart surgeon Dr. Devi Shetty. As Chairman of Narayana Health, he oversees a network of 14 hospitals across India. Narayana Health is joined in the first phase of the project by Ascension, the largest private not for profit health system in the United States. See attached bio for more on Dr. Shetty.
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Smith, Larry L.
Job TitlePresident
Company/Organisation:GFIL
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioSince February 2001, Larry L. Smith, JD has served as Vice President of Risk Management Services for MedStar Health, the largest community-based not-for-profit healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. area. Serving also as president of both MedStar’s Cayman-domiciled captive insurance company and its D.C.-domiciled risk retention group, Larry is responsible for the design, implementation and administration of MedStar’s broad and comprehensive risk management, self-insurance and commercial insurance program.

Prior to joining MedStar, Larry was Vice President for Risk Management for UCSF Stanford Healthcare in San Francisco (1998-2001) and General Counsel for Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston for a number of years.
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Snyman, Melanie
Job TitleDirector
Company/Organisation:PricewaterhouseCoopers
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioSpecialist area: Insurance Melanie is a Director at PwC in the Cayman Islands. She has over 11 years of professional experience specifically in the financial services industry, all of which have been with PwC in South Africa and the Cayman Islands. Her client base includes a variety of captive insurance companies, with a particular focus on group captive insurance companies, health care captives and SPC captives. Melanie is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants (CISPA).
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Stein, Joshua
Job TitlePresident, US Healthcare
Company/Organisation:Ironshore
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioJosh Stein is the President of U.S. Healthcare operations for IronHealth, which is the healthcare liability underwriting unit of Ironshore. Prior to joining IronHealth, Josh held roles as Chief Underwriting Officer of OneBeacon Professional Partners, Director of Reinsurance for Chubb Specialty Insurance, and in-house counsel and Director of Reinsurance for Executive Risk. Prior to his tenure at Executive Risk, Josh was a practicing corproate lawyer. Josh received his law degree from the University of Connecticut, and his bachelor's degree from Yale.
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Swensen, Brandon
Job TitleCo-Head of Fixed Income
Company/Organisation:RBC Global Asset Management (US)
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioBrandon Swensen oversees the firm’s fixed-income research, portfolio management and trading. In addition to shaping the asset manager’s fixed-income strategy, he is a portfolio manager for several of the firm’s liquidity management and core bond strategies.
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Tollack, Hugh L.
Job TitleDirector of Tax Audits, Research & Planning
Company/Organisation:Rent-A-Center
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioHugh has more than 25 years of tax experience both in public accounting and industry. Hugh spent the first 5 years on his career working for KPMG in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and spent more than 8 years working in the insurance industry. Hugh joined Rent-A-Center in 2001 and manages all income, sales and property tax controversy, as well as the tax research and planning functions.
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Towle, Anne Marie
Job TitleSenior Captive Consultant
Company/Organisation:Willis Global Captive Practice
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioAnne Marie joined Willis in 2009 and has expertise in a broad spectrum of captive and alternative risk transfer mechanisms. She has over 15 years of experience with diverse projects and has worked with captives and other alternative risk transfer vehicles in many key onshore and offshore domiciles. Prior to joining Willis, she was a Senior Manager in public accounting and spent 10 years in taxation, where she managed business and provided consultancy to captive owners. Anne Marie managed client projects through feasibility and implementation processes to structure captives and manage their accounting and tax compliance functions. Before that, Anne Marie worked in private industry in the tax departments of several Fortune 500 companies.
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Trundle, James
Job TitleSenior Account Manager
Company/Organisation:Kane (Cayman) Limited
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioJames Trundle is a Senior Account Manager at Kane (Cayman) Limited, where he manages a mix of clients including group captives, SPCs and large ILS transactions. Prior to working at Kane, James worked as a Senior Analyst at the Insurance Division of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority. James has also worked in the Bermuda and London insurance markets in his days as an audit manager with Deloitte.
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Wardell, Karen A.
Job TitleAssociate General Counsel
Company/Organisation:Cook Children's Health Care System
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioKaren is Associate General Counsel at Cook Children's Health Care System. Cook Children's is an integrated pediatric health care delivery system located in Fort Worth, Texas. Karen is responsible for risk financing, oversight of Cook Children's Indemnity Company, claims and litigation management for Cook Children's. In addition, she serves as Cook Children's in-house resource for employment law, benefits and affirmative action matters. Prior to joining Cook Children's, Karen was a partner in a litigation firm in Fort Worth.
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Warren, Kevin
Job TitleCEO
Company/Organisation:Captive Resources, LLC.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioKevin Warren is the Founder and President of Phoenix Transportation Services in Lexington Kentucky for the past twenty years. As the immediate past president of Truck Insurance Ltd, a Cayman Islands Captive Insurance Company, he also holds a board seat on the Captive Investors Fund.
After receiving a MBA from Aquinas College, Kevin Warren founded, managed and sold several manufacturing companies in the United States.
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Waters, Jay B
Job TitleVice President
Company/Organisation:University Hospitals Health System, Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioVice President Corporate Risk Management Services, responsible for property, causality, professional liability for 11 medical centers, professional liability for 1500 physicians, disability management service (workers' compensation and short term disability) for 30,000 employees, selected benefit programs and fleet management services. President and member of the board of directors for Western Reserve Assurance Co., Ltd., SPC, a Cayman domiciled insurance company.
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Watt, David
Job TitlePartner
Company/Organisation:KPMG
CountryCayman Islands
Speaker Introduction/BioDavid is a licensed U.S. CPA in the State of Virginia. David is a member of AICPA, the Virginia Society of Professional Accountants and CISPA. David has worked with KPMG’s Insurance practice in the Cayman Islands for over 10 years. His clients have ranged from small and mid size privately held companies to major publicly held corporations. David’s client portfolio is concentrated to auditing insurance and reinsurance companies, including special purpose insurance linked vehicles. David’s has extensive knowledge of the financial services industry sector, US GAAP and IFRS.
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Welsher, F. Geoffrey

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Job TitleManaging Director
Company/Organisation:Marsh USA Inc.
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioGeoff currently handles the onshore administration for 2 of Marsh's offshore captives that are domiciled in the Grand Cayman
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White, Stephen B.
Job TitleBusiness Development Director
Company/Organisation:Kane Group
CountryCanada
Speaker Introduction/BioIn his current role with The Kane Group as a Director – Business Development he acts as a business development leader, designing and implementing a comprehensive business development plan for captive insurance structures. He is a qualified Canadian Chartered Accountant and also holds a Canadian Risk Management (CRM) certification.
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Wiggins, Brett E.
Job TitleSenior Counsel
Company/Organisation:MetLife
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioBrett Wiggins is a Senior Counsel, Reinsurance Legal, with MetLife. In this role, he advises management on all aspects of MetLife’s international and domestic reinsurance negotiations and operations. He represents MetLife in negotiations with reinsurers and financing parties on strategic reinsurance transactions, structured finance transactions, and alternative risk transfer programs. He advises the company with respect to the formation, operation and regulatory compliance of MetLife’s domestic and offshore reinsurance captives. Brett also represents MetLife before domestic and international regulators with respect to reinsurance-related matters and inquiries. Prior to joining MetLife seven years ago, Brett worked in private practice representing a wide variety of reinsurance companies and cedants in transactional, regulatory and contentious matters.
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Wright, P. Bruce
Job TitlePartner
Company/Organisation:Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
CountryUnited States
Speaker Introduction/BioP. BRUCE WRIGHT is a partner in the tax department at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, where he is involved on a regular basis in tax and insurance regulatory issues including representation of property and casualty insurance companies, formation of single parent/group captive insurers, counseling of risk retention groups and creation of various types of alternative risk mechanisms. His practice has also included counseling clients on formation of commercial offshore privately and publicly held entities and the development of structured financial products. Mr. Wright also holds the CPCU designation and speaks regularly at captive industry conferences.
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