Lloyd's Celebrates International Family Equality Day

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Event Details

Date: Friday 3 May 2019
Time: 09:30 - 11:00
Breakfast and coffee served from 09:30, panel begins 10:00

Place: Old Library, Lloyd's, One Lime Street, London EC3M 7HA

To mark International Family Equality Day this May, Lloyd’s Pride and Allies network and the Families@Lloyd’s network are delighted to host a panel discussion exploring modern and diverse families. John Neal, Lloyd’s CEO, will open the session, with Annette Andrews, Chief People Officer, highlighting Lloyd’s revised policies.

We have brought together a brilliant panel of speakers to discuss if and how employers are bringing their policies and support systems up to date, whether the focus is on adoption, foster parenting, surrogacy, special needs, elderly parenting, caring responsibilities and much more. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

Find out what Lloyd’s is doing in this space, how you can challenge your business to meet the needs of you and your colleagues, and how this fits with well-being and talent retention.

Places are limited so please make sure you register even if you are a Lloyd’s pass holder. This event is open to the Lloyd’s market and Corporation.

Speakers

Alice Gac

Alice Gac is Head of Operational Risk Management at Lloyd’s of London and is a chartered accountant with over 25 years of experience in the financial services sector. She joined Lloyd’s in to establish the Open Years Management Department overseeing run-off syndicates and went on to become Managing Director of Centrewrite Limited, underwriting Reinsurance To Close and managing the day-to-day business of run-off syndicates. Before joining Lloyd’s, Alice has had a variety of roles with the Japanese Ministry of Education, Coopers & Lybrand and Royal & Sun Alliance. Single parent of one teenage son.

Lara Green

Lara is the Soft Intelligence Associate for the Market Intelligence Team within Lloyd’s of London. She has responsibility for qualitative research and frameworks. Prior to joining Market Intelligence, Lara gained a breadth of knowledge from across the Corporation as a Lloyd's graduate.
Outside work Lara, is a trustee for East London Vision Impairment Support, and the main support for her sister and her sons; one of which is a foster son.

Joe Kessler

Joe Kessler is Head of Business Transformation for Lloyd’s of London, helping people and organizations transform and make a difference. Prior to Lloyd’s, Joe had an independent consulting business, and held several senior executive roles for Zurich Insurance, based in both the US and Europe. Roles included Global Chief of Staff General Insurance and Head of Organizational Transformation, Global Head of Agents and Direct Business for Global Life, and CMO Global Life. Prior to Zurich, Joe held roles of CMO, Head of Distribution, and Customer Experience Director for Openwork, Farmers Insurance and Ohio State Life. Proud parent of two children born through surrogacy

Laurence Peck

Laurence works for the Corporation of Lloyd’s in the tax department and covers direct taxes for EMEA and Asia-Pac. He is a member of Inspire, Lloyd’s gender equality network. Prior to joining Lloyd’s, Laurence was head of international tax for Legal & General. He started his career in financial services tax at Arthur Andersen and then moved to PwC. Laurence has a law degree and is a Chartered Tax Advisor. He is married and has two (adopted) daughters.

Jo Scott

Jo has been Head of Brand, Marketing and Communications at Lloyd’s since September 2016, having been at Lloyd’s for over 15 years in total. The focus of Jo’s team is on protecting the Lloyd’s brand to effectively communicate Lloyd’s strategy, vision and viewpoints to ensure Lloyd’s is attractive to global policyholders, market participants and employees. Jo has over 27 years of experience in marketing and communications, having previously held roles at the London Stock Exchange Group.

Jo and her husband Tom are proud parents to their three children, Ed, Martha and Flora.