Insurance Ireland - Milliman CRO Forum H1 2022


Date: Tuesday, 5th April, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 11.30am

Place: Virtual via Zoom 



Insurance Ireland and Milliman look forward to welcoming you to our first CRO forum of 2022. We are pleased to announce that Tim O’ Hanrahan of the Central Bank of Ireland will join us on the 5th of April to give us some insight into the Central Bank of Ireland's regulatory agenda for the coming year.

In addition, Ben Carr of Aviva will present on the International CRO Forum Paper on – Integrating Sustainability into insurance risk management.

Finally, there will be a panel discussion on climate risk featuring Tim, Ben and Francis Coll from New Ireland Assurance.



10.00am - Opening Remarks: Jacqueline Thornton, Director of Regulation & Policy Development and Company Secretary, Insurance Ireland 

10.05am - Central Bank of Ireland’s Regulatory Agenda for 2022: Tim O’Hanrahan, Head of Insurance Supervision Division, Central Bank of Ireland

10.35am - Overview of International CRO Forum Paper “Mind the Sustainability Gap – Integrating Sustainability into insurance risk management": Ben Carr, Analytics and Capital Modelling Director, Aviva

11.00am - Panel Discussion on Climate Risk: Facilitated by Milliman  

11.25am - Closing Comments: Eamon Comerford, Senior Consultant, Milliman 



Tim O’Hanrahan, Head of Insurance Supervision Division, Central Bank of Ireland

Tim has worked in the Central Bank for over 18 years primarily in Insurance supervision and also in the Banking division, Internal Audit and as Senior Advisor to the Deputy Governor (Prudential Regulation).  He currently is the Central Bank nominee on the Pensions Council and the Supervisory Steering Committee of EIOPA. 

Ben Carr, Analytics and Capital Modelling Director, Aviva

Ben Carr leads the multi-disciplinary project team at Aviva working on the development of scenario analysis to support the development of disclosures consistent with the recommendations of the Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosures.

He is also a member of the joint PRA-FCA Climate Financial Risk Forum Scenario Analysis Working Group.

Ben works in the Group Actuarial Function at Aviva, where he is responsible for the maintenance and development of their approved group-wide Solvency II internal economic capital model.

He joined Aviva from the Prudential Regulation Authority at the Bank of England in 2011, where he led the UK Internal Model Approval Process (IMAP) in preparation for the implementation of Solvency II.

Francis Coll, Chief Risk Officer, New Ireland Assurance 

Francis has been the CRO of New Ireland since 2015.  Before joining New Ireland, he held a number of senior positions in Irish Life across actuarial, risk and compliance roles.  Francis is a member of the Society of Actuaries ERM Committee, and the Insurance Ireland Inclusion Taskforce.  Francis is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland, and holds a BA from Trinity College Dublin and MBA from Dublin City University.

This event is open to Insurance Ireland members only. For further details or to attend please contact:

Insurance Ireland (Member Association) Company Limited by Guarantee trading as
Insurance Ireland. Registered in Ireland. No. 553048. Registered Office: Insurance Centre,
5 Harbourmaster Place, IFSC, Dublin 1. DO1 E7E8.

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