BDA and Rims team up for webinar series

  • Roland Andy Burrows, chief executive officer of the BDA (Photograph supplied)

Reinsurance industry leaders are coming together to provide a series of online webinars featuring some of the top companies from Bermuda and elsewhere.

The Bermuda Business Development Agency and Rims, the risk management society, will host a weekly series of five educational webinars, beginning on June 3.

The series will provide risk professionals with strategies for effective risk management, trends in the specialist global insurance market, as well as solutions and opportunities offered only by Bermuda.

The webinars are bing hosted on Rims Opis-Ed online education platform, and topics include:

• The Bermuda market: past, present and future

• Managing the increasing cost of catastrophe

• What’s next for ILS and alternative capital?

• Captives in the current market

• Insurtech and innovation

Mary Roth, chief executive officer of Rims, said: “Understanding risk financing options is an important tool in addressing organisational risk. Bermuda certainly plays a role in educating risk management professionals, business leaders and the insurance industry.

“Our network there possesses a wealth of expertise and continues to demonstrate their commitment to solution sharing. We are always proud to work with the BDA to deliver timely insights and to collaborate on a truly exceptional learning experience for the global risk management and insurance community.”

Each week, an invited panel of speakers will share their experience, insight and industry knowledge, setting the stage for a powerful, interactive discussion on the future of risk management.

Roland Andy Burrows, CEO of the BDA, said: “We are delighted to be working with Rims to discuss some of the key issues and trends shaping the risk management landscape and to continue to showcase the strength and resilience of our world-class marketplace. This virtual series will provide us with an opportunity to connect and engage with an even wider pool of risk professionals at a time when the need for sharing knowledge and information is critical.”

The series is supported by industry-leading sponsors including Allied World, Aon, Axa XL, Chubb, the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club, Liberty Specialty Markets, Marsh, and Willis Towers Watson.

Panellists will include leading figures from the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers, Axis Capital, Ed Broking, Willis Tower Watson, Convex, ILS Bermuda, Appleby, the Bermuda Monetary Authority, Liberty Specialty Markets, RenaissanceRe, Walkers Bermuda, Kettle, PwC, Granite Management Limited, Ocorian, Guy Carpenter, and Kennedys Bermuda.

For more information on the Bermuda-RIMS webinar series and to register for episodes, visit