Don Drummond University of York Stauffer-Dunning Fellow in Global Public Policy and Adjunct Professor at the School of Policy Studies Don Drummond is the Stauffer-Dunning Fellow in Global Public Policy and Adjunct Professor at the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University. In 2011-12, he served as Chair for the Commission on the Reform of Ontario’s Public Services. Its final report, released in February 2012, contained nearly four hundred recommendations

Katrin Koll Prakoonwit kkoll@globiana.com Manager, contents development Globiana Katrin Koll Prakoonwit is a Product Development Lead at Globiana Inc. Spotting a good story is what Katrin enjoys most when creating web content on intercultural business communication. She started her career at one of the leading newspapers in Germany, where she experienced the buzz of the first launch of the paper’s web portal. Later she developed an award-winning HR portal

Simon Haeder simon.haeder@mail.wvu.edu West Virginia University Assistant Professor of Political Science Simon F. Haeder is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science in the John D. Rockefeller IV School of Policy & Politics at West Virginia University. His teaching and research interests include the public policymaking process, regulatory politics, lobbying and interest group politics, and healthcare policy. His most recent work has focused on such issues as

Jacqueline Carter Jacqueline.Carter@potentialproject.com Potential project International Partner & Director North America As an International Partner and the North American Director for Potential Project, Jacqueline helps leaders and organizations enhance performance, resilience and creativity through understanding and training the mind. She works with corporations including Cisco, Accenture, Marriott and Bank of America, to engage in a new way of working with greater focus, clarity and results. Jacqueline is co-author of

David M.C. Walker Queen’s University, Ontario Stauffer-Dunning Chair and Executive Director, Queen’s School of Policy Studies Dr. Walker is a Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine in the School of Medicine, cross- appointed in the School of Policy Studies, at Queen’s University in Kingston. He was Director of the School of Medicine and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s and Chief Executive

Rasmus Hougaard Rasmus.Hougaard@potentialproject.com Potential project Founder & Managing Director Rasmus Hougaard is the Founder and Managing Director of Potential Project, a global leadership training, organizational development and research firm. They help leaders and organizations enhance performance, innovation and resilience through mindfulness and other practices grounded in neuroscience and research. They partner with forward thinking companies like Cisco, LEGO, Accenture, Microsoft and 500+ other global clients helping create people centric

Antoine Parisi Twitter ParisiAntoine Europ Assistance Group Chief Executive Officer Antoine Parisi joined Europ Assistance on 9 September 2014 as Chief Executive Officer of the Europ Assistance Group. Antoine Parisi began his professional career in 1992 within the AXA Group, where he held various positions in the actuary field through to 1997. From 1997 to 2000, he held the post of Executive Deputy to the Head of Business Support US,

Morten Unneberg Insurope CEO Morten Unneberg is CEO of Insurope SCRL/CVBA and Head of the Insurope Network, which is one of the leading multinational pooling networks in the world with services in more than 85 countries. Morten has more than 25 years of experience with Employee Benefits, and has been involved in international operations for the last 15 years. Prior to joining Insurope in 2012, he was a Senior

Nathalie Devillier nathalie.devillier@grenoble-em.com Grenoble Graduate School of Business (Grenoble École de Management) Professor of Law Nathalie Devillier LL.D. is Associate Professor of Law at Grenoble Graduate School of Business (Grenoble Ecole de Management) since 2009. Doctor of Laws, she likes speaking into a microphone on France Culture with Christine Ockrent and in the radio programme Du grain à moudre or on LCI a TV channel to alert the public on

Chris Simpson Queen’s University, Ontario Professor of Medicine and Vice-Dean (Clinical), School of Medicine Chris Simpson was born in Moncton in 1967 and raised in Nackawic, a small pulp mill town of 1,000 people in western New Brunswick. Torn between pursuing a career in music or medicine, he obtained a BSc at the University of New Brunswick while playing saxophone with The Thomists, a 20-piece big swing band based in

Wendy Liu wendy.liu@zurich.com Zurich Insurance Group Head of Global Employee Benefits Solutions Wendy Liu is the Head of Zurich Global Employee Benefits Solutions team, which works with multinational companies to implement appropriate financing solutions for the global employee benefit plans. Previous to this role, Wendy has held various positions with Zurich; most recently as the Global Partnership Director for Zurich Corporate Life and Pensions. In this role she was

Melissa J. Armstrong melissa.armstrong@neurology.ufl.edu University of Florida Assistant Professor, Neurology Dr. Armstrong is a neurologist who specializes in movement disorders and cognitive impairment, particularly Lewy body dementia. She also serves as an evidence-based medicine consultant on healthcare guidelines and investigates strategies relating to patient and carepartner engagement in clinical care, research, and guidelines.

Stephen Duckett Grattan Institute Director, Health Program Professor Stephen Duckett is Director of the Health Program at Grattan Institute and Emeritus Professor of Health Policy at La Trobe University. He has held top operational and policy leadership positions in health care in Australia and Canada, including as Secretary of what is now the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. He has a reputation for creativity, evidence-based innovation and reform in

Michael Hansen Michael.Hansen@swisslife.com Swiss Life Network CEO Michael has been with Swiss Life Network in Zurich and Copenhagen from 2002-2012, where he headed the Nordics followed by a Head of Sales EMEA responsibility. From 2013-2016 he was Head of International at Danica Pension, located in Copenhagen and Stockholm. Given Danica Pension’s position in different networks, Michael was for three years a member of the Board of Directors of Insurope.

Laurent Chambaud Head of the French Institute of Advanced Studies in Public Health Laurent Chambaud is the head of the French Ecole des hautes études en santé publique (Institute of Advanced Studies in Public Health) since 2013. A public health doctor and inspector general of social affairs, he was previously in charge of the organization and animation of public health policy and health security with French Minister of Social Affairs and

Jackie Cumming Victoria University of Wellington Professor of Health Policy and Management Original qualifications in economics Experience as a policy analyst/economist in government 25 years experience in health policy, health economics and health services research – emphasising health system performance

Ming D. Leung mingdleung@berkeley.edu University of California, Berkeley Assistant Professor Management of Organizations, Haas School of Business Professor Ming Leung is an economic sociologist and organizational theorist who studies how categories affects outcomes for market participants in innovative, contemporary labor market platforms. His research uses cognitive theories and categorization processes to develop an understanding of how hiring occurs in modern labor markets. Theoretically, his contributions are focused on revealing

Andrew Street University of York Professor, Centre for Health Economics Andrew Street is a Professor of Health Economics and Director of the Health Policy team in the Centre for Health Economics and Director of the Economics of Social and Health Care Research Unit (ESHCRU), a joint collaboration with the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the London School of Economics and the University of Kent. He is an

Mauro Dugulin Dugulin@maxis-gbn.com MAXIS GBN Chief Executive Officer Mauro Dugulin oversees relationships with more than 750 multinational companies in over 120 countries around the globe. Fluent in four languages (English, French, Spanish and Italian), Mauro has more than 30 years of experience in the employee benefits and insurance sector. Before joining MAXIS GBN, he held a number of senior positions with Generali’s Employee Benefits Network (GEB), including CEO from 2011-2015. He

Anthony Hussenot anthony.hussenot@dauphine.fr Université Paris Dauphine Associate Professor in Management and Organization Studies Anthony Hussenot is an Associate Professor at the University of Paris-Dauphine, specializing in organizational and management theories. He studies new work and collaborative practices and focuses on the emergence of innovative organizational phenomena that contribute to the evolution of society. His research and teaching deal with new management methods and organizational models (agile methods, lean startups, corporate

Dr. Jeyaraj Vadiveloo University of Connecticut Director of the Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Center for Actuarial Research Dr. Jay Vadiveloo is Professor and Director of the Goldenson Center for Actuarial Research at the University of Connecticut. With over 30 years of experience in industry and academia, Dr. Vadiveloo now focuses on applied actuarial research projects from industry using teams of highly talented graduate students to come up with practical,

Tobias Neufeld Tobias.Neufeld@AllenOvery.com Allen & Overy LLP Partner A leader and innovator in employment and data protection law, Tobias, a Certified Employment Lawyer, is known for “getting things done”. He has a reputation for successfully guiding clients through challenging cross-border employment and data protection issues. He has an active specialisation in pensions and data protection. Being dual-qualified as a German Rechtsanwalt and a Solicitor in England and Wales, his

Frank A. Schmid mail@frankschmid.com AIG Head of Commercial and Legacy P&C Inforce Management, AIG and Chairman AIG Global Benefits Network Frank Schmid is Head of Commercial and Legacy P&C Inforce Management and leads AIG Multinational’s Global Benefits Network. In his role as Head of P&C Inforce Management, Frank Schmid is responsible for portfolio management strategies of ongoing liabilities, including the conceptualization and execution of the 2017 Adverse Development Cover

J.B. Silvers j.silvers@case.edu Case Western Reserve University Professor of Health Finance J.B. Silvers, PhD, is the John R. Mannix Medical Mutual of Ohio Professor of Health Care Finance and professor of banking and finance at Weatherhead School of Management with a joint appointment in the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. His research in the areas of financial management and health services has been published in numerous journals.

Paige L. Schaffer paige.schaffer@us.generaliglobalassistance.com Identity and Digital Protection Services Global Unit – Generali Global Assistance President & COO As President & COO of the Identity and Digital Protection Services Global Unit for Generali Global Assistance, Ms. Schaffer leads sales & marketing strategy and revenue growth initiatives, managing operations as well as global expansion. Leveraging her subject matter expertise of ten years in identity protection and restoration services, particularly as

LeAnne Stefl lstefl@wbnglobal.com WBN Director of Employee Benefits LeAnne joined WBN in April 2016 as Director of Employee Benefits. With close to 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, LeAnne brings a broad depth of knowledge covering both U.S. and Global Employee Benefits, as well as Private Client Group. She has worked for Barney & Barney (now Marsh McLennan Agency) Mercer, Willis and HUB International as a senior

Jay L. Zagorsky zagorsky.1@osu.edu The Ohio State University Economist and Research Scientist, Since 1995, Jay Zagorsky has held the position of Research Scientist at The Ohio State University, collecting data as part of the National Longitudinal Surveys on income, wealth, and life experiences of thousands of Americans and also teaches at Boston University’s School of Management Besides publishing numerous scholarly articles, he wrote the book “Business Information: Finding and