Insurance & Pensions Indaba

2017 Theme: “Inspiring Sector Confidence for National Productivity”

The Insurance industry is a major component of the economy by virtue of the amount of premiums it collects, the scale of its investment and, more fundamentally, the essential social and economic role it plays by covering personal and business risks.

Recent years have witnessed intense pension reform efforts in countries around the globe, often involving an increased use of funded pension programmes managed by the private sector. These funded arrangements are likely to play an increasingly important role in delivering retirement income in many countries and privately managed pension assets will play an increasing role in financial markets, notably as a source of long-term savings.

Building and maintaining consumer confidence and trust in financial markets promotes efficiency and stability and helps to create positive outcomes for both financial institutions and their customers. More importantly the industry must enhance financial consumer protection, which includes determining what is required to help consumers gain the confidence, knowledge, information, security and choices they need to enable them to fully participate in financial markets.

The life and pensions market has considerable growth potential. Exploring the forces that are set to transform the life and pensions sector, the big questions are: who is best placed to take advantage of these changes and how? These are the developments set to have the most decisive impact over the next five years and the main opportunities for innovation, growth and competitive differentiation: The forces shaping change have big implications for the competitive environment.

The global financial regulatory framework has been undergoing an important overhaul since the last decade. Solvency II and Basel III frameworks are two of the most relevant global initiatives trying to reformulate the financial scenario Solvency II, targets the Insurance and Pension Industry by adopting a three-pillar approach of based on minimum quantitative requirements, qualitative requirements securing a good internal governance and an effective supervision, and lastly enforcing market discipline through enhanced transparency.

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is the Past President of Institute of Chartered Accountant Zimbabwe (ICAZ), Chairman of Zimplats, Board member of Public Accountants and Auditors Body (PAAB) he is presently Finance Manager at Zimre Property Investments. He is a Chartered Accountant and sits on several boards....

is the Vice Chairman of the Zimbabwe Association of Pension Funds presently the General Manager – Employee Benefits at Fidelity Life in charge of Pensions and the Medical Aid division (FLIMAS). He has a chequered career spanning over twenty five years in the Pension Industry......

is currently the General Manager for Econet Life. Having studied and specialized in insurance, Godwin has a unique experience in Short term insurance (6 years) Medical and life assurance (6 years) and micro insurance (5 years) and has been instrumental in the development and roll......

is a General Manager – Special Projects at NicozDiamond Insurance Company. She has 17 years within the insurance industry in the areas of business and product development, marketing, distribution channels-mainly agency management and bancassurance, risk management, customer relationship management.   Moreso Gugu has served the......

is currently Operations Director at Marsh Employee Benefits Zimbabwe (Private) Limited. She has over fifteen years working in the insurance and pensions industry. Her areas of passion include business development, project management, design and financing of group risk benefits and retirement funds. Mrs Phiri previously......

is a holder of Masters of Science Degree in Social Protection Financing from the University of Mauritius, Bachelor of Commerce Business Management Honours Degree and Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA). He joined NSSA in October 1994 as Benefits Clerk, rose to the position of......

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