Navigating global challenges: An insurance viewpoint

Navigating global challenges: An insurance viewpoint

Monday, 5 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Speaker(s): 
Julian Adams (Prudential)
Chair: 
Charles Enoch (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Convenor: 
Charles Enoch (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Series: 
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)

Abstract: In his talk, Mr Adams will consider how the current international environment is shaping the insurance sector and discuss how trends including demographics and technological innovation are affecting the role that insurance companies play in helping societies to manage risks. Drawing on his experience at the Bank of England, and Prudential plc, Mr Adams will outline his views and respond to questions from the room.

Julian Adams joined Prudential as Group Regulatory Director in January 2015. Prior to this he was Executive Director of Insurance Supervision at the Bank of England, a role he held from April 2013 following similar roles at the Financial Services Authority. Julian chaired the Financial Stability Committee of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors and also sat on its Executive Committee. He was the UK’s Board member of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority, sat on its Management Board and was a member of the Mediation Panel. He currently sits on the Strategy and Advisory Board at Cass Business School and is on the Board of the Association of British Insurers.