BIBA/CII Anglia Knowledge Day

Imperial War Museum
Thursday, 04 October 2018
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

The third of these annual events in the Anglia region to engage with members over the major issues impacting our industry today. This year BIBA and the CII join forces to reach out to more individuals and firms, all who are facing the same issues in a fast-paced world with ever changing risks. Our 2018 Anglia forum includes a huge amount of up to date and relevant information for those in the insurance industry and will provide 4 hours of structured CPD with certificates e-mailed out after the event

The Programme:


Arrival, refreshments and an opportunity to speak with scheme providers at their exhibition stands

9.00 - 9.25


Laura High, BIBA Anglia Chair

9.30 - 10.30

BIBA Regional Tour

Steve White, CEO BIBA

Graeme Trudgill, Executive Director BIBA

10.30 - 10.40

Comfort break

10.40 - 10.45

Welcome to any non-BIBA members

Sara Thake, Cambridge Insurance Institute President

10.45 - 11.30

Melissa Collett BA(Hons)

Professional Standards Director, Chartered Insurance Institute

Professional Standards and the Insurance Profession

Looking at the meaning of professionalism, ethics and duty of care in the context of insurance. Issues to be addressed include:

  • The three key elements of professionalism for insurance professionals
  • How to put professionalism into practice

The professional body’s role in raising standards across the sector.

12.00 - 13.00


Director, Head of Financial Risks, Vericlaim UK Limited trading as Sedgwick, Chair of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjustors

Salisbury Novichok Poisoning Insurance Technical Briefing

Considering the various ways in which BI policies may (or may not) respond to the challenges facing businesses in Salisbury following the Novichok contamination this year

Issues to be addressed include:

- Damage at the premises

- Non-damage denial of access

- Denial of access

- Loss of attraction

Key differences between policy wordings will be identified.

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch and exhibition

14.00 - 15.00

James Wheddon MBA

Managing Director and Head of Commercial Risk Solutions at R&Q Commercial Risk Services Limited

Commercial flood cover in the UK – An Inconsistent market

As the UK’s climate changes, we have seen a pattern of severe flooding over the past 10 years linked to an increase in severe weather events. This talk will address issues including:

Why the current market place has an inconsistent approach to flood cover

Escalation of damage caused by flood

How claims are settled

Flood resistance and resilience measures

Using big data to provide a solution

15.00 - 15.30

Refreshments and exhibition

15.30- 16.25

Sarah Moore ACII

Deputy Chief Underwriting Officer and Head of Commercial and Customer Engagement, Pool Reinsurance Company Limited

Meeting the Challenges of Modern Terrorism

Focusing on recent and significant changes to Pool Re’s coverage considering the contemporary threat including the threat beyond the capital. Issues to be addressed include:

  • The contemporary threat
  • How modern terrorism could affect any business
  • How Pool Re coverage is changing the meet the contemporary threat
  • Why businesses should buy terrorism

The current Pool Re proposition and how to get the best out of it



Laura High, BIBA Anglia Chair

  • Imperial War Museum
  • Duxford
  • Cambridge
  • CB22 4QR
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CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

4 hours' CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

It is recommended that you keep any evidence of the CPD activity you have completed and upload copies to the recording tool as the CII may ask to see this if your record is selected for review. Details of the scheme can be viewed online at