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Breakfast Briefing (in-person event)

AI's impact on longevity risk in financial services

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Helene Panzarino, CSFI Director, LIBF
James Roe, Partner, Allen & Overy
More panellists to be announced

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Understanding the impact of longevity risk in financial services: the role of artificial intelligence in navigating and transforming the nexus of technology and demography in financial services.

As life expectancy continues to increase in many of the world's advanced economies, the acknowledgment of and planning for the financial risks associated with people living longer - longevity risk - in both the public and private sectors, have not kept pace.

  • Are we sleepwalking into a crisis in fiscal sustainability or is there still time to take offensive action and avoid the unanticipated financial consequences of increasing life expectancy but not necessarily increased productivity?
  • What role do governments, funds, educators, and fintechs have to play in bringing about effective solutions that can be implemented swiftly and safely at scale?
  • Could the use and integration of the transformative power of artificial intelligence (AI) emerge as a powerful ally in navigating this complex challenge?
  • Could AI help shed new light on risk, investments, asset management, and the creation and delivery of new products and services in wealth management?

Who will be speaking?
Helene Panzarino, CSFI Director, LIBF
James Roe, Partner, Allen & Overy
More panellists to be announced

Helene Panzarino, CSFI Director, LIBF
Originally a commercial banker, Helene is the newly appointed CSFI Director and former Director of the Centre for Digital Banking and Finance in LIBF, part of the Vacuumlabs Community Bank team, an experienced fintech programme director, exited entrepreneur, educator and author.

Her career boasts a number of 'firsts', including the FinTech Scale Programme for Rainmaking, the Inaugural Programme of Education and Events for Innovate Finance, the FinTech Entrepreneurship Masters' for UCL.

Board and advisory roles include the UK safeguarding RegTech, Kalgera, and the UK Digital Bank Pennyworth, the ICAEW Financial Services Faculty Board, and a Trustee role with the International Longevity Centre (ILC).

On the CW 100 Women in Tech Award list, the Innovate Finance Women in FinTech Power List, & the Fintech Magazine 100 Women in Fintech list, she also took part in FCA 2020 Data Sprint on SME Lending, the Executive Steering Committee of the CapGemini Global FinTech Report, the Advisory Board member for MoneyLive.

Her co-authored book Reinventing Banking & Finance: Frameworks to navigate global fintech innovation (Kogan), was named the #1 banking book for 2021/22 by Investopedia.

James Roe, Partner, Allen & Overy
James is a corporate finance specialist, with a particular focus on equity capital markets and public company work. This includes capital raisings, governance, sustainability, the articulation and management of legal and compliance risks, and assisting enterprises and their management in implementing complex transactions and change.

He is also heavily involved in industry reforms, being recognised by Legal 500 UK as a "highly technical lawyer who is heavily involved in guiding various industry groups through the multitude of regulatory reform initiatives currently ongoing".

James has over 24 years of experience providing advice to boards, shareholders, governments, banks and other stakeholders, and has acted on transactions in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America.

He is recognised as a leading lawyer by Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR1000.


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