Group Life Seminar - NSW

Whether you’re a life insurance professional, broker or adjuster, the Group Life Seminar is a key event for life insurance professionals seeking to learn more about the trends and crucial issues that are currently shaping the industry.

The life sector is undergoing changes and improvements and this annual seminar is the perfect chance to take stock and reflect on the developments the industry has made over the past year. It also allows us to look forward to areas where ongoing investment is required. In addition, the seminar will provide attendees with the opportunity to network with peers and be part of discussions that drive the future direction of the group life industry.


To register three or more attendees, please download the registration form and email the completed version to Customer Service

For further information please contact Rebecca Ciavarella, Event Manager.


  • Caroline Chikomba

    Rice Warner

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    Caroline Chikomba

    Rice Warner

    Caroline is one of Rice Warner’s Life Insurance consultants. She has over 8 years’ experience in the insurance industry having held various roles across claims, underwriting and pricing in general and life insurance.

    Prior to joining Rice Warner, Caroline has held underwriting and pricing analyst roles at Beazley Underwriting, AIA Australia and Budget Direct. She has developed a wide range of technical skills including risk modelling, claims handling, data analytics and price optimisation. Her most recent experience includes group life product design, insurance tenders, independent IMF and pricing reviews.

    Caroline holds a Bachelor of Science majoring in Actuarial Science from Curtin University and is studying towards becoming a Fellow of the Actuaries Institute and CFA Charterholder with the CFA Institute.

  • Suzanne Johnson


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    Suzanne Johnson

    Senior Manager, Diversified Institutions Division

    Suzanne joined APRA in February 2018, and is involved in supervising large life insurers and superannuation funds. Suzanne has over 15 years’ of experience in life insurance and banking, both in Australia and the UK.

  • Bronwyn Kirwan

    iptiQ ANZ and Swiss Re Life Capital, Swiss Re Life & Health Australia

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    Bronwyn Kirwan

    CEO of iptiQ ANZ & Director, Swiss Re Life Capital, Swiss Re Life & Health Australia

    Originally from New Zealand, Bronwyn has a background in IFA distribution management, having managed distribution sales teams in New Zealand and the UK, and as the founding CEO of one of New Zealand's most successful IFA networks (SHARE NZ).

    Before joining the Swiss Re ANZ team in April 2015, Bronwyn led a specialist distribution team for Swiss Re UK, designing and launching a variety of direct and retail distribution partnerships with UK and Ireland clients.

    Now as the CEO of iptiQ ANZ, Bronwyn is leading a diverse, high performing team to design and launch innovative life insurance solutions in partnership with some of Australia's most trusted and well-known brands. A regular speaker at industry events, Bronwyn's passions include customer personalization, digital decisioning, and learnings from the global insurance marketplace.

  • Darryl Pereira


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    Darryl Pereira


    Darryl Pereira is a Partner in the Life Insurance, Superannuation & Advice team at TurksLegal and has over 19 years' experience in the financial services sector.

    Darryl has extensive experience in advising on life insurance products including drafting and negotiating group and retail policies and product distribution agreements. Darryl has acted on a number of significant and complex group insurance transactions including documenting some of Australia’s largest group life insurance transactions on behalf of life insurers and superannuation trustees. He is regularly consulted on legislative changes as they apply to group insurance.

    Darryl has also had major litigation experience acting for life insurers in cases involving group insurance product disputes, cases where critical provisions of the Insurance Contracts Act have been in dispute and anti-discrimination life insurance disputes. Darryl has also assisted life insurers in their response to the 2016 ASIC Life Claims Review.

    Darryl is a regular speaker at industry seminars including ALUCA and ANZIIF events and the Financial Services Council Life Insurance Conference.


Sponsorship opportunities for this event are still available. For more information on how your organisation can benefit as a sponsor of this leading professional development event contact Sara Cheong, Sponsorship Executive, by phone +61 3 9613 7200, or email.


ANZIIF gratefully acknowledges the generous assistance and support of the event organising committee. 

  • Matt Brown, Client Director - Health & Benefits – AON
  • Harry Georges, Head of Group Acquisitions and Client Services - AMP Insurance
  • Sarah Kelly, Corporate Communications Lead – Metlife
  • Bronwyn Kirwan, CEO – Swiss Re
  • Kristine Nugent, Head of Group Risk Distribution – Hannover Life Re - Australasia
  • Katie Clifford, Life Insurance Group Manager - Rehabilitation Specialist/Psychologist – EMLife


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28 May 2019

  • Doltone House - Hyde Park
    3/181 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Registration
    1:30 pm – 1:50 pm
    1:50 pm – 4:00 pm
    Networking Drinks
    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • 2.5 Points
  • Member $220
    Non-Member $270 Group Booking (3+) $195pp

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