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So you want to be a CEO?

  • Thu 11 Aug 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Young Members' event
  • The Old Library, Lloyd's
    • Lee Anderson, Specialist Risk Group
    • Warren Downey, Specialist Risk Group

Join the YMC at its first in-person 'So you want to be a CEO?' event since January 2020!

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YMC summer networking evening

  • Wed 03 Aug 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Howden Group

Join the YMC at its summer networking event in association with Empower Development and Howden Group. The evening will be a great opportunity to network with your peers in the market, meet committee members and learn more about the work of the YMC.

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Summer Pilates

  • Fri 29 Jul 7:15 am – 8:00 am
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Online event

Join us for a summer Pilates class that will get you in the holiday mood!

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Getting to grips with the financials of a (re)insurance company

  • Wed 27 Jul 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Young Members' event
  • Online event
    • Andrew D'Arcy, Gen Re
    • Mike O'Dea, Gen Re

In this presentation, the fourth in the YMC Skills Series, Mike O'Dea and Andrew D'Arcy from Gen Re focus on the financials of a (re)insurance company with a particular focus on external factors and their influence.

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Yoga & Philosophy: enlighten and uplift

  • Fri 24 Jun 7:15 am – 8:00 am
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Online event

Join us for an early morning empowering yoga practice in association with Well With Samantha.

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Introduction to leadership skills

  • Tue 14 Jun 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Young Members' event
  • Online event
    • Karen Fox, RSA
    • Sarah Byrom ACII, RSA

In this presentation, the third in the YMC Skills Series, Karen Fox and Sarah Byrom ACII from RSA explore the role of leaders and consider the skills and behaviours required in leadership positions.

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Warm leads, hot results: converting leads into successful sales

  • Thu 09 Jun 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
  • Young Members' event
  • Online event
    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas & Associates

In this presentation, the second in the YMC Skills Series, Nick Thomas looks at the vital importance of developing a flow of 'warm' leads, particularly in the modern working environment, and discusses how to nurture and build warm relationships toward successful sales outcomes.

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Yoga: movement for the mind

  • Fri 27 May 7:15 am – 8:00 am
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Online event

Join us for an early morning empowering yoga practice in association with Well With Samantha.

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Pilates: balance and breathwork

  • Fri 22 Apr 7:15 am – 8:00 am
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Online event

Join us for the latest instalment in our Wellbeing programme - an early morning Pilates class and mindfulness practice.

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Pilates Barre Fusion: joy in movement

  • Fri 25 Mar 7:15 am – 8:00 am
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Online event

Join us for the latest instalment in our Wellbeing programme - an early morning Pilates Barre fusion workout in association with WELL with Samantha.

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The sales mindset - how anyone can succeed in sales

  • Wed 23 Mar 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Young Members' event
  • Online event
    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas & Associates

In this presentation, the first in the YMC Skills Series, Nick Thomas dispels the myth of the 'natural salesperson', revealing the real skills required to be successful, how many of these skills are common to those required for client management, and how the rest can be developed through purposeful practice.

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YMC networking evening

  • Thu 03 Mar 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Steam Bar & Restaurant

Join the Young Members’ Committee at its first in-person networking event since 2020! The evening will be a great opportunity to network with your peers in the market, meet committee members and learn more about the work of the YMC, including its plans for 2022.

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Pilates: mindful movement

  • Fri 25 Feb 7:15 am – 8:00 am
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Online event

Join us for the first Wellbeing session of 2022 - an early morning Pilates class in association with Well With Samantha.

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7 habits of highly effective negotiators in insurance

  • Tue 22 Feb 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Young Members' event
  • Online event
    • Jeff Heasman, Insurance Upskill

In this webinar, organised by the IIL Young Members’ Committee, Jeff Heasman introduces the key elements of a negotiation process and discusses the essential skills required.

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The FCA business interruption test case - one year on

  • Wed 12 Jan 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Young Members' event
  • Online event
    • Pamela Freeland, Weightmans LLP
    • Sarah Irwin, Weightmans LLP

In this follow-up YMC webinar organised by the Young Members' Committee in collaboration with Weightmans LLP, Pamela Freeland and Sarah Irwin consider the impact of the Supreme Court's decision in the business interruption Test Case one year on from the handing down of the judgment.

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ESG - what is it all about?

  • Wed 17 Nov 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Young Members' event
  • Online event
    • Dr Bev Adams, Marsh
    • David Stark, Marsh

In this webinar, organised by the IIL Young Members’ Committee in collaboration with Marsh Young Professionals, Dr Bev Adams and David Stark explains Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) – what it is and why it is so important, what businesses are doing about it and why it will remain important in the future.

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YMC Charity Quiz Night 2021

  • Thu 28 Oct 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Steam Bar & Restaurant

The IIL Young Members' Committee hosted its first in-person event of the year!

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Mortgages: a First Time Buyer Guide and Jargon Buster!

  • Tue 19 Oct 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Young Members' event
  • Online event
    • Celina Ramsay, Charles Cameron & Associates

In this webinar organised by the IIL Young Members’ Committee, Celina Ramsey – a Mortgage Adviser with Charles Cameron & Associates, provides an insight into the current conditions within the mortgage market and explains the most important factors affecting first time buyers.

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Managing your career in challenging times - part two

  • Wed 06 Oct 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Young Members' event
  • Online event
    • Ben Houghton, Noggin
    • Hannah Kate Smith ACII, Lloyd's

In this follow-up webinar, organised by the IIL Young Members' Committee, a panel of speakers draw on their personal career experiences to provide practical advice and tips to assist career development.

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Managing your career in challenging times - part one

  • Tue 14 Sep 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
  • Young Members' event
  • Online event
    • Caroline Bedford, EDII (Educate, Develop, Innovate, Inspire)
    • Joaquin Orejas, Gen Re
    • Maurice Williams, Willis

In this webinar, organised by the IIL Young Members' Committee, a panel of speakers discuss the key challenges for members in the changing working environment and provide insights into overcoming and thriving in the ever-changing workplace.

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