Speakers

Speakers

Henry Cheung

Partner

Deloitte Consulting, Actuarial Service

Henry is a Partner in the life Insurance practice of Deloitte Actuarial based in Hong Kong. He joined the firm in 2011 after working in ING Hong Kong and BOCG Life Insurance, and overall has around 15 years’ working experience. He has worked in various positions in corporate actuarial throughout his career.

He has first hand experience and expertise in IFRS 17 implementation challenges and technical advisory faced by insurers. In the past 3 years, he was full time leading a flagship IFRS 17 implementation project in a multinational life insurer to advise the data management, CSM calculation and posting requirements for sub-ledger solution.

Aaron Sanders

Liquidity Risk Practice-Lead

QRM

Aaron Sanders is the Liquidity Risk Practice Leader at QRM. His efforts have been central to the firm’s success over the past decade in assisting its clients to navigate through the ever evolving requirements within liquidity risk management. 

He has consulted with QRM clients around the world and is frequently asked to present at industry conferences, as well as in front of regulatory bodies and financial firms. He carries a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago.

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Vinaya Sharma

Actuary and Managing Director

QRM

Vinaya Sharma is an Actuary and Managing Director at QRM. He has been involved in a variety of roles ranging from actuarial modeling to client management and business development for financial institutions and insurance companies around the globe. Prior to joining QRM, he helped lead his employer’s Enterprise Risk Management initiative and was active in the Society of Actuaries Risk Management Task Force. He is a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries, a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst, and holds the PRM designation from PRMIA.

Olivier Trecco

Client Portfolio Management, NIM Solutions

Natixis Investment Managers International

Olivier Trecco is a Client Portfolio Manager at Natixis Investment Managers Solutions. He is dedicated to Insurance clients. Prior to joining Natixis Investment Managers, Mr Trecco was a director with Natixis CIB, working on advisory solutions for institutional clients. He worked before that for the French Insurance Regulator, the ACPR, on the European negotiations leading to the finalization of Solvency II.

Mr Trecco is a graduate from both the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences PO) and the Paris School of Economics.

Ophelia Au Young

Partner

Deloitte Consulting, Actuarial Service

Ophelia is a Partner of Deloitte’s Life Insurance Practice. She has more than 18 years of experience in life insurance.  She has worked with clients solving a range of business problems over her 13 years of consulting experience, ranging from M&A, Embedded Value, Appointed Actuary Reporting, actuarial modelling and operating model.  In the past two years, she has worked with a number of insurers on the implementation of IFRS 17, ranging from technical interpretations to data and system implementation.

She served as the Chief Actuary of AIA Taiwan prior to re-joining Deloitte Actuarial in late 2016 where she took charge of product and sales campaign pricing and financial reporting.

Fiona Chau

Director, Actuarial Services

KPMG

Life actuary focusing on impact of regulatory changes. She was involved in helping the HK regulator and industry in designing HK RBC.

Dave Lin

Manager, Risk Consulting

KPMG Advisory (Hong Kong) Limited

Life actuary specialising in IFRS 17 and risk based capital.

Jonathan Lau

Associate Director, Actuarial Team

KPMG HK

Jonathan is an Associate Director in the KPMG HK actuarial team. He has spent many years working in stochastic modelling and market risk modelling as he has worked in Moody’s Analytics Economic Scenario Generator sales team and was the Head of Market Risk for Legal & General in the UK. He moved to HK 3 years ago to join KPMG HK and has advised HK insurers on interest rates and ESGs in preparation for IFRS 17 and HKRBC.

Steve Cheung

Associate Partner

EY Actuarial & Insurance Advisory Services Hong Kong

Steve Cheung is Associate Partner and Consulting Actuary of the EY Asia Pacific Actuarial & Insurance Advisory Services, based in Hong Kong. He is the fellow member of the Society of Actuaries. Steve is the EY Global IFRS 17 technical panel member and sub-group leader. During his actuarial consulting experience, he has helped clients in Asia Pacific in implementing various financial reporting bases, including IFRS 17, USGAAP, Purchase Price Allocation, and Embedded value. Steve has also helped different clients in the region on IFRS 17 subledger system implementation, deterministic/ stochastic actuarial modeling to align with the client’s reporting requirements.

Brian Rhoads

Insurance Practice Leader

Quantitative Risk Management

Brian Rhoads is the Insurance Practice Leader for Quantitative Risk Management (QRM) in Chicago.  Brian consults with insurance companies on the design, implementation and application of financial modeling processes for ALM, capital management, market risk management, and financial planning.   Prior to QRM, Brian served as the interest rate risk manager for Allstate Financial, and as a senior pricing analyst for Allstate Insurance.  Brian has been serving global financial institutions for over 23 years, holds a master’s degree in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago, and is a CFA charterholder.