Wednesday Conference Sessions



Planning for a post-Brexit future

  • John Longworth BIBA 2017John Longworth, Former Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce
  • Kevin Gaskell BIBA 2017Kevin Gaskell, Global Investor, former UK MD of Porsche and BMW
  • Nigel Farage BIBA 2017Nigel Farage MEP
  • Adam BoultonChaired by: Adam Boulton, Sky News Editor-at-Large

John Longworth, Kevin Gaskell and Nigel Farage join Sky’s Adam Boulton to discuss what skills and strengths the UK’s economy will need to succeed post-Brexit. This session will ask the important questions regarding immigration control, Britain’s workforce and what the Government can be doing to maintain Britain’s strengths in Financial Services.


An audience with Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill DBE

  • Dame Jessica Hill BIBA 2017Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill DBE

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill was not only the ‘poster girl’ for the London 2012 Olympic Games but became synonymous with the passion, dedication and competitive nature of the Games. This session will inspire and enlighten attendees on her journey from a career-threatening injury in 2008 through to her triumphant gold in 2012.


These sessions run concurrently. Delegates can choose one of the following sessions to attend.


Innovation and transformation in motor insurance

  • Lisa PowisLisa Powis, CEO, Fresh Insurance Group
  • Dan MorganDan Morgan, Director of Policy & Regulation, Innovate Finance
  • Dan MorganGareth Hemming, Director of SME Commercial Lines, Aviva

Chaired by Fiona Bruce and with a panel of industry experts, this session will be an insight into the new and developing technologies that are changing the face of the motor insurance market.

By the end of this session delegates will be able to:
Gain a greater understanding of new and developing technologies in the motor insurance market


insurainsight Research

  • Susannah Schofiled BIBA 2017Susannah Schofield OBE
    CEO, Dice Matrix Consulting

In this session Susannah Schofield OBE will be examining the results of industry-specific research into customer attitudes, wants and needs from insurers and brokers. Does your business deliver what customers want? Book and find out!

By the end of this session delegates will be able to:
Understand the latest research into customer attitudes to insurance and brokers
Appreciate how attitudes have changed in the past 12 months
Understand the requirements customers have from insurance


Brexit, Trump and other political dramas

  • Steve Richards BIBA 2017Steve Richards
    Chief Political Commentator for The Independent

The award-winning political columnist and broadcaster Steve Richards will be providing a thought-provoking and enthralling insight into the great political dramas of our time. This is an enjoyable session taken from his live one-man show that has enraptured audiences in London and The Edinburgh Festival.

By the end of this session delegates will be able to:
Have enjoyed an inside view of some of the most important political dramas of our time

Conference Host

  • Fiona Bruce BIBA 2017Fiona Bruce

Fiona Bruce is one of the BBC’s most high profile presenters. She anchors the Ten O’Clock News, presides over The Antiques Roadshow and hosts the quiz What Are You Like?