Anika Ort Lurse AG Senior Consultant Anika is Senior Consultant at Lurse and Managing Director of MRH Trowe & Lurse GmbH, a Joint Venture for insurance related corporate benefits consulting. After she studied business economics in Frankfurt, Anika became a graduate with diploma in International Employee Benefits at the Pension Management Institute in London. She started at Lurse in 2013 and manages the international relationships with business partners

Jay L. Zagorsky 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

Christine Stabell Benn University of Southern Denmark Professor of Global Health I am a medical doctor, head of the Bandim Health Project, centre leader for the Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines, and a professor in Global Health at University of Southern Denmark. My research focuses on health interventions and their effect on overall health in real life. Based to a large extent on work done in one of

John McDonough Harvard University Professor of Public Health Practice John E. McDonough, DrPH, MPA is Professor of Public Health Practice in the Department of Health Policy & Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Director of the HSPH Center for Executive and Continuing Professional Education. In 2010, he was the Joan H. Tisch Distinguished Fellow in Public Health at Hunter College in New York

J.b. Silvers 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.

Sara Hallberg spieker point Marketing Manager Sara Hallberg joined Spieker Point in 2011 to take on the role as Marketing Manager. Sara graduated from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) in 2006 with honors in Business Administration. Sara started her career at a marketing and design agency where she spent five years, eventually advancing to Account Executive and Strategist, where she was responsible for developing overarching marketing strategies

Greg Campbell Spieker Point CEO Greg Campbell P.Eng, is the CEO of Spieker Point. Greg started Spieker Point in the fall of 2005 as he saw a need in the market for a dedicated, boutique style company who applies custom software solutions to customer problems. Greg graduated from the University of Alberta in 1990 with a Degree in Computer Engineering and acquired 15 years of senior software experience

Jayesh patel Allianz Global Benefits Network Head of International Risk Management Programs Jayesh Patel is the Head of International Risk Management Programs at Allianz Global Benefits. In this position he is responsible for the Captive, Pooling and Consolidated Underwriting programs of Allianz Global Benefits while also leading the global tender and implementation team. Jayesh Patel has been with the Allianz Group in various roles before joining Allianz Global

Gleb Tsipursky – The Ohio State University Professor in History of Behavioral Science – President of Intentional Insights Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is an author, speaker, consultant, coach, scholar, and social entrepreneur specializing in science-based strategies for effective decision-making, goal achievement, emotional and social intelligence, meaning and purpose, and altruism. He runs a nonprofit that helps people use science-based strategies to make effective decisions and reach their goals

Stephan hillert Zurich International Corporate Solutions European Head of Distribution and Customer Relationship Management Stephan Hillert is the European Head of Distribution and Customer Relationship Management for Zurich International Corporate Solutions, with responsibilities across 14 European countries. Stephan began his career in financial services by running his own brokerage for five years, serving individual and business clients. He joined the Zurich Group in 2010, moving into the corporate

Tadahiko Endo Endo Pension & HR Consulting Principal Tadahiko Endo is Principal at Endo Pension & HR Consulting in Japan. He is a qualified labor and social security attorney, and also a financial planner and a corporate pension planner. Mr Endo’s career began at Nippon Dantai Life. He then worked at Andersen Consulting and IBM Consulting Group as a management consultant for financial institutions. And he had worked

Ian Cooper Lockton Companies Partner Ian Cooper has responsibility for Lockton’s operations in Ireland and Scotland as well as the Employee Benefits businesses outside of the USA. He also lead Lockton’s strategies on Brexit and new investments. In addition, he is a Director of the British Insurance Broker’s Association (BIBA) and chairs its International and Wholesale Advisory Board. Prior to joining Lockton, he was a Senior Vice President with Marsh

Luna Dolezal University of Exeter Lecturer in Medical Humanities Dr Luna Dolezal is a Lecturer in Medical Humanities and Philosophy at the University of Exeter. She is a member of the University of Exeter’s WHO Collaborating Centre for Culture and Health (CCH) and the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health. Before joining Exeter, she was based between the Department of Philosophy at Durham University and the Trinity

Barry Lyons Trinity College Dubin Adjunct Assistant Professor Dr. Barry Lyons is a Faculty Member within the Division of Ethics of the School of Medicine, Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.

Dick Thijssen Liverpool John Moores University Professor in Cardiovascular Physiology and Exercise Professor Dick H.J. Thijssen’s work is focused on the (primary and secondary) prevention of cardiovascular disease. His work focuses on exploring and understanding the benefits of exercise training and (exercise) preconditioning, but also examines the link between the preconditioning effects of exercise and ischaemic preconditioning. The benefits of these interventions are linked to improvement in micro-

Sharona Hoffman Case Western Reserve University Professor of Health Law and Bioethics Sharona Hoffman joined the faculty of Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1999. She is the Edgar A. Hahn Professor of Law, Professor of Bioethics, and Co-Director of the Law-Medicine Center at the University. She holds a B.A. from Wellesley College, J.D. from Harvard Law School, LL.M. in Health Law from the University of

Xavier collot Amundi Head of Employee Savings and Retirement Business line Xavier Collot has over 20  years  of  experience. He started as Management Controller at Schneider Electric in 994 and then worked for 2 years as a Financial Consultant at Oracle France’s Intelligence Business department. In 2000, Xavier took charge of the Management Control at Crédit Lyonnais Asset Management, and became 3  years later the Head of Management

Tim A. Witchell Wealth Management Employee Benefits (WMEB) – Partner Hub International Vice Chairman Tim has over 40 years of experience in the field of employee benefit insurance programs, executive benefits and corporate life & disability arrangements. He began his career in Montreal, QC with a major insurance company where he received his initial training and successfully managed a portfolio of diverse clients. Tim remained with that company

Nicolas Hubé Johnson & Johnson Director, Global Benefits Since April 2008, Nicolas is Director Global Benefits for Johnson & Johnson. With a special focus on the EMEA region, he is in charge of the benefits strategy, benefit policy design and execution of programs according to internal governance processes. He is also a Board Member of the J&J Pension Fund in Belgium, a cross-border vehicle managing the retirement benefits

Peter Devlin Deloitte Partner Peter Devlin is a Partner of Deloitte and heads their Total Rewards practice in Germany where he has been based for the last 16 years. In addition he leads the human capital Post Merger Integration team. He is responsible for advising clients on pensions, compensation and other Total Reward issues. Prior to moving to Germany he was a pensions actuary and investment consultant based in

Tim Spector King’s College London Professor of Genetic Epidemiology Tim Spector is a Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at Kings College, London & Director of the Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. Professor Spector graduated from St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, London. After working in General Medicine, he completed a MSc in Epidemiology, and his MD thesis at the University of London. He founded

Philippa Dall Glasgow Caledonian University Senior Research Fellow Philippa is a senior research fellow in the School of Health and Life Sciences with a background in physics and engineering. Her current research interest is focused on the objective measurement of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in a free-living environment. This includes the development of novel data analysis techniques and their application to the elderly population for upper-limb function, wheelchair

Mark Hamer Loughborough University Chair in Exercise as Medicine Professor Hamer graduated in Sport and Exercise Science (1996) at The University of Birmingham, completed an MSc in Sports Sciences (1999) at Brunel University and later received his PhD from De Montfort University (2002). He spent eleven years at University College London as a researcher in Epidemiology and Public Health funded by the British Heart Foundation. In 2015 he was appointed as Chair in Exercise

Sebastien Chastin Glasgow Caledonian University Reader, Behaviour Dynamics Dr Sebastien Chastin is a tenured Reader in Movement Behaviour Dynamics at Glasgow Caledonian University in the School of Health and Life Science, and Professor at Ghent University in the department of Movement and Sports Sciences. His research focuses understanding how humans spend their time and how this impacts their health. Understanding why, when, and how people decide to move or

Tracey Moore Rackspace Senior Legal Counsel Asia Pacific & Japan Tracey Moore is Senior Legal Counsel Asia Pacific & Japan at Rackspace and holds a Master of Laws LLB (Hons) from the Queensland University of Technology in Australia.

Jonathan Runstadler Tufts University Professor of Infectious Disease and Global Health, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Runstadler seeks to understand genetic factors that impact susceptibility to infectious disease, specific or general and the repercussions for potential epidemics, persistence, and evolution of those infectious agents. His research is conducted within the context of the interactions that define the ecology between an infectious agent, the environment and the host. His

Tim Ainsworth HWL Ebsworth Lawyers Partner Tim Ainsworth is a Partner at HWL Ebsworth Lawyers. He holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws from Macquarie University in Australia.