Bermuda Executive Forum

May 11, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11 May 2022

Bermuda is a sophisticated, multi-industry international business centre offering world-respected regulation, speed to market, and top talent across industry sectors.  

Join the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) at our complimentary, half-day Executive Forum to learn more about why Bermuda is the best place in the world to bring innovative risk and insurance, asset management, high-net-worth services, technology and infrastructure ideas to market.   

After hearing keynote speakers and panels of thought leaders explore new opportunities for you in an ideal jurisdiction, you can make new connections over cocktails at our c-suite Bermuda networking reception. 

Interested in sponsoring this event? View the sponsorship deck here.


11 May 2022
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

12:00pm – 02:00pm   | Keynote Lunch

Welcome Remarks 

  • David Hart, CEO, Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) 

 Keynote Fireside Chat  

  • David Hart, CEO, Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) 
  • The Hon. Jason Hayward, JP, MP, Minister of Economy and Labour, Government of Bermuda 

2:00pm – 3:00pm  | Session #1: Why Bermuda? Cross-sector Solutions

Leaders from Bermuda’s multi-faceted financial services associations explore trends and strengths of the island’s collaborative business culture. From commercial (re)insurance (both P&C and life) to ILS funds and family offices, our breadth of expertise offers strategic advantages to corporations and investors alike.  


Suzanne Williams-Charles, Director of Policy and Regulation, Corporate Secretary and Data Privacy Officer at Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR)  


  • Elizabeth Denman, Deputy Chair, Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) Bermuda
  • Stafford Lowe, Director, NEXT Bermuda  
  • Michael Neff, Chair, Bermuda Bankers Association 
  • Amy Ponnampalam, Member, Bermuda International Long-Term Insurers and Reinsurers (BILTIR  
  • Patrick Tannock, Chairman, Association of Bermuda International Companies (ABIC) 

3:00pm – 3:30pm  | Connect & Network

3:30pm – 4:30pm  | Session #2:  Innovation In Bermuda

Innovation is in Bermuda’s DNA. Although there are now several sandboxes around the world to choose from, there is only one place where the entire country is itself an innovation hub — Bermuda. Attend this panel to hear why we are an ideal place to develop new products and solutions, especially in the areas of innovative technology, or emerging risk (including climate risk, cyber, political violence, and terrorism). 


Lauren Berry, Managing Editor, Deputy NYC bureau chief, Bloomberg News  


  • Fiona Beck, Non-Executive Director, Chair of Audit and Risk Committee, Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) 
  • Brian Dusek, VP, Head of Americas Cyber, Mosaic Insurance 
  • James Robinson, Co-Founder and CTO, Cactus 
  • Stephen Weinstein, Chair, Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) 
  • Joe Ziolkowski, CEO & Co-Founder, Relm 

4:30pm – 6:00pm  | Bermuda Cocktail Reception


Interested in sponsoring the Bermuda Executive Forum presented by the BDA? Please view your sponsorship options here.

11 May 2022
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

To register for the Bermuda Executive Forum presented by the Bermuda Business Development Agency please click here.


Convene COVID-19 protocols:

  • Proof of vaccination or negative test (rapid or PCR) taken within 48 hours of meeting date(s) is required for entry to Convene. Negative results (rapid or PCR) must be accompanied by a digital readout stating the attendee’s full name and the date and time the test was performed. See information attached and here.
  • This will be checked by a Convene team member on arrival.

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