Insurance Summit 2018

Thursday, 11th October 2018, Hotel Trident, Mumbai

Theme: Propelling Growth through Revisiting Insurance Value Proposition

Inaugural Session

9.00 am to 9.30 am


Inaugural Session 9.30 am to 10.30 am

Formation of Dais & Lighting of Lamp  (10 min)

Welcome Address  (05 min)

Special Address     (10 min)

Special Address   (10 min)

Chief Guest Address   (20 min)

Vote of Thanks  (05 Min)

Welcome Address – Mr. Sushobhan Sarker, Director, NIA

Special Address – Ms. Alice Vaidyan, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, General Insurance Corporation of India, and  Chairperson,  NIA- Governing Board

Special Address – Mr. V. K. Sharma, Chairman, Life Insurance Corporation of India and Member , NIA Governing Board

Chief Guest Address – Dr. Subhash Chandra Khuntia, Chairman, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India

Vote of Thanks – Mr. Aswathanarayana , Chair Professor- Non Life, NIA

10.30 am to 11.00 am

Networking Break

Session I


Panel Discussion

11.00 am to 12.00 pm

(Including  Q & A and

Summing up )

Panel Members:

Mr. Alpesh Shah, Managing Director of India , The Boston Consulting Group (Moderator)

Mr. A. V. Girija Kumar, Chairman-Cum-Managing Director, The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd.

Mr. Bhargav Dasgupta, Managing Director & CEO, ICICI Lombard GIC Ltd.

Mr. Vineet Arora, Managing Director & CEO, Aegon Life Insurance Co. Ltd.

Mr. Rajive Kumaraswami, Managing Director & CEO, Magma HDI General Insurance Co. Ltd.

Mr. Eswaranatarajan N., Chief Operating Officer, Kotak Mahindra General Insurance Co. Ltd.

Session II

Product And Service Innovation: Challenging The Traditionality Of Legacy Industry

Panel Discussion

12.05 pm to 1.05 pm

(Including  Q & A and 

Summing up )

Panel Members:

Mr. Sandeep Ghosh, Partner & Leader, Ernst & Young LLP (Moderator)

Ms. Tajinder Mukherjee, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, National Insurance Co. Ltd.

Mr. Vipin Anand, Zonal Manager- Western Zone (Executive Director), Life Insurance Corporation of India

Mr. Atul Mehta, President (Strategic Partnerships), Go Digit General Insurance

Dr. Kolli N Rao, Senior Advisor, International Reinsurance and Insurance Consultancy and Broking Services Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. S. K. Mehra, Managing Director & CEO, Health Insurance TPA of India Ltd.

1.05 pm-2.00 pm


Session III

Phygital: Evolution From Distribution Enablers To Value Adding Partners

Panel Discussion

2.00 pm to 3.00 pm

(Including  Q & A and

Summing up )

Panel Members:

Mr. Joydeep K. Roy, Partner & Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers (Moderator)

Mr. John Pulinthanam, General Manager & Director, National Insurance Co. Ltd.

Mr. R.M. Singh, General Manager, The New India Assurance Co. Ltd.

Mr. Yashish Dahiya, CEO & Co-founder,

Ms. Kanya Saraswathy C., Senior Domain Consultant, Tata Consultancy Services Limited

3.00 pm to 3.15 pm

Networking Break

Session IV

Managing People Talent and Engagement in the Emerging Business Scenario

Strategic Panel Discussion

3.15 pm to 4.15 pm

(Including  Q & A and

Summing up )


Panel Members:

Mr. Renjit Gangadharan, General Manager, the New India Assurance Co. Ltd.  (Moderator)

Mr. Vikramjeet Singh, Chief Human Resources Officer, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd.

Ms. Ruchi Deepak, Founder Director, Acko General Insurance Co. Ltd.

Mr. Arun Nayar, Senior Vice President,  Human Resources, Swiss Re Global Business Solutions India Private Limited

Ms. Reena Tyagi, Chief Human Resources Officer, Cigna TTK Health Insurance Co. Ltd.


4.15 pm to 4.30 pm

Vote of Thanks – Dr. Shalini Pathak Tiwari (Insurance Summit Coordinator)