Spotlight on Insurance

Monday 27 February 2017

This event is SOLD OUT


The current level of scrutiny on insurance in super is unprecedented. This one day event is a valuable opportunity to come together and develop a strategy to re-establish confidence in this important product.

Hear about industry-wide collaboration that aims to make insurance in super more sustainable in the future. The event will also explore the views of senior industry leaders on what they see as achievable implementation strategies.

Speakers confirmed:

  • Andrew Boal (Fellow of ASFA), Head of Australasia, Willis Towers Watson, ASFA Director & Deputy Chair, ASFA Consumer, Governance & Regulation Policy Council
  • James Carey, Head of Reinsurance and Regulatory Affairs, MetLife Australia
  • Colin Cassidy, Head of Insurance, HOSTPLUS
  • Chris Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Telstra Super and ASFA Director
  • Helen Davis (Fellow of ASFA), Chairperson, Superannuation Complaints Tribunal
  • Jane Dorter, Director, Insurance Claims Solutions, KPMG
  • Michael Dwyer AM (Fellow of ASFA), Chief Executive Officer, First State Super and ASFA Director
  • Linda Elkins, Executive General Manager, Colonial First State, ASFA Director and Chair, ASFA Consumer, Governance and Regulation Policy Council
  • Dr Sue Gould, Trustee Director and Chair, Insurance Committee, UniSuper
  • Matthew Halpin, Chief Officer – Member Support and Advice, QSuper
  • Craig Harrison, General Manager, Life Product and Distribution, CommInsure
  • Andrew Howard, Chief Operating Officer, REST Industry Super
  • Melinda Howes, General Manager, Superannuation, BT Financial Group
  • Alan Kirkland, Chief Executive Officer, CHOICE
  • Ilan Leas, Head of Marketing, Pacific Life Re
  • Hugh Loughrey, Head of Legal, Risk & Compliance, Qantas Superannuation Limited
  • Norman Morris, Industry Communications Director, Finance, Roy Morgan Research
  • Damien Mu, Chief Executive Officer, AIA Australia
  • Jenny Oliver, General Manager Group Insurance, TAL
  • Michael Rice, CEO, Rice Warner
  • Helen Rowell, Deputy Chairman, APRA
  • Richard Weatherhead, Head of Insurance, AustralianSuper
  • Teifi Whatley, Executive General Manager, Customer & Technology, Sunsuper

Jim Minto, Independent Chair, Insurance in Superannuation Industry Working Group will open the event.

Download the program here | Download speaker bios here

Update your knowledge and help shape the future by joining the discussion on this dynamic challenge.

Premium event sponsor


Supporting sponsors

TAL Metlife Pacific Life Re Bravura Solutions

Networking drinks sponsor


Coffee sponsor



Monday 27 February 2017
9.00am – 5.30pm
(Including networking drinks from 4.30pm)


Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
61-101 Phillip Street
Sydney, NSW
Room details
Grand Ballroom

Price (inc GST)

Member: $750
Non-member: $880
Member corporate table (8): $5,600

CPD Points

This event qualifies for eight Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.


This event is SOLD OUT


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