Barbara Schonhofer and Barbara Merry together with the iWIN and ISC and IWF committees, were delighted to hold the 2nd joint ISC and iWIN Winter Cocktails. The evening was hosted by Sian Fisher, CEO, The Chartered Insurance Institute and generously
sponsored by the CII.
We were delighted to be joined by key speaker Baroness Ros Altmann CBE, who was Minister of State for Pensions until July 2016, and is an expert on later life issues – particularly pensions and retirement policy, investment, savings, annuities and social care funding. Ros is an economist by training and worked in fund management in the City for many years. She has advised Governments, regulators, industry bodies, corporates, finance firms, trustees and consumer groups and was Director-General of over 50s’ specialist Saga Group from 2010 to 2013. Ros shared from her own experience in leading a range of change initiatives both in politics and in finance in underlining the issues and implications from the report
ISC Committee member Jane Portas presented the highlights of its first research study for its Insuring Women’s Futures programme, considering Women’s Risks in Life. This interim report will illustrate differences in men’s and women’s risk profiles and set out key takeaways for the insurance profession in considering women’s risk solutions, alongside informing it’s approach to serving the society of tomorrow.
Insuring Women’s Futures (IWF) programme is an initiative led by the Chartered Insurance Institute aimed at promoting and enhancing the insurance sector’s role in relation to Women and Risk. The Insurance Supper Club (ISC) is a founding partner of IWF.