General Introduction to Solvency II and Technical Provisions 101

Event Type
Casualty Actuarial Society and Institute & Faculty of Actuaries

28th November 2011:  16:00 – 17:30 GMT

15th December 2011:  16:00 – 18:00 GMT

May register for one or both parts


The Casualty Actuarial Society and the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries are pleased to offer a two part Web-conference series on Solvency II.

The first in the series, "General Introduction to Solvency II and Technical Provisions 101" will provide an introductory level overview of Solvency II. The second Web-conference, "Technical Provisions, Internal Models, and Other Actuarial Bits", will focus on technical provisions and changes to the calculation of the unpaid loss reserve. Registrants are welcome to register for one or both Web-conferences in the series. Registrants who wish to register for the Solvency II series (and do so at the same time) will receive a discounted registration rate.

For additional Information on each Web-conference, see


Ralph Blanchard, Kathryn Morgan, Susan Dreksler, Jerome Kirk
Biographical details

Ralph Blanchard will act as Moderator for both sessions.  Ralph is Vice President & Actuary in the Accounting Policy/Corporate Finance department at The Travelers Companies, Inc. and will be the Chair of the Casualty Actuarial Society Board at the time of this webinar. 

Kathryn Morgan will present at both sessions.  Kathryn is a Manager at the Financial Services Authority, where she leads the FSA work on Pillars 2 and 3 of Solvency II.  Previously she was Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer for the General Insurance business of Cooperative Financial Services, where she designed the risk management framework for the group.

Susan Dreksler will present at the first session, on 28th November.  Susan is an actuary and Associate Director at PwC in London.  She also chairs the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IoA) working party on Solvency II Technical Provisions and sits on the IoA Reserving Oversight Committee.

Jerome Kirk will present at the second session, on 15th December.  Jerome is Head of Actuarial Services within Lloyd's Market Reserving & Capital department.  He leads Lloyd's general actuarial support for Solvency II and has developed Lloyd's guidance on Technical Provisions under Solvency II.