Professor, Department of Finance & Insurance/Soonchunhyang University
Professor Hunsoo Kim is the Dean of the Global Business School at SoonChunHyang University in Korea and since 1996 he has been the professor of the Finance and Insurance Department at SoonChunHyang. Before joining university he was a researcher fellow of Korea Insurance Development Institute. Professor Kim also served a visiting researcher at the Georgia State University (2006~2007) and at the Korea Insurance Development Institute (2004~2005) and He also has been an international faculty of the Singapore College of Insurance.
Professor Kim' research interests lie at the intersection of insurance public policies and insurance firm's competitiveness. His current interests are optimal financial regulations on insurance business, the social solidity of insurance consumers, optimal market conduct regulations and efficient reinsurance mechanism. He has published in academic and policy journals including the Korean Insurance Journal, the Journal of Insurance and Finance, the Journal of Risk Management, the Korean Journal of Financial Management, Korean Social Security Studies, the Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance issues and Practice, and Risk Management and Insurance Review. He co-authored the Evolution and Future of Health Insurance the Evolution and Future of Pension, Case Studies in Insurance Business.
Professor Kim served as an external director of ECMiner(1999~2000) and Allianz Life Insurance Company of Korea (2007~2012) He has been a advisor of Financial Supervisory Service and Financial Supervisory Commission (Financial Development and Review Committee, Insurance Fraud Control Committee) and Ministry of Employment and Labor (Estimation Committee of Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance). Hunsoo Kim was an member of Advisory Board Member of Kookmin Bank.
Professor Hunsoo Kim is currently the president of the Korea Risk Management Society and is the ex-president and a founding member of the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (APRIA). He also has been an member of Korea Insurance Academic Society, the Korean Social Security Association, Korea Fiance Association and Korea Financial Management Association. Professor Kim is the Past Chair of the Social Insurance Committee of Korean Insurance Academy. He is currently the co-chair of the Korea Forum of International Association of Insurance Supervisors. Professor Hunsoo Kim's doctoral and master's degrees are in Risk Management and Insurance from the Georgia State University in the US. He was graduated from Pusan National University in Korea.
|Gary R. Aluise|
Senior Advisor, International Operations/LIMRA
Aluise, who joined LIMRA-LOMA in 2001, rose to lead the company’s overall international businesses in Asia, Latin America, Caribbean and Oceania as its senior vice president and managing director. He has a 38-year background in the insurance industry. He is credited with the transformation of LIMRA’s and LOMA’s international businesses into a contemporary and integral part of the global financial services industry. As of September 1, 2013, Aluise serves the company as a senior advisor.
Aluise began his career as a producer with MetLife and then assumed field management roles of increasing responsibility. In 1990, Aluise was appointed senior director of sales for MetLife’s International Operations responsible for Asia. In this role, he was charged with launching multiple distribution systems, including agency, brokerage, direct marketing, and bancassurance in MetLife’s portfolio of Asian businesses.
Prior to this position, Aluise served as recruiting director for the southwest territory in the U.S. Aluise was then named corporate director of MetLife’s domestic field training group, which was responsible for design and delivery of training for the company’s field managers and producers. He has served industry associations in many officer-level capacities and has written numerous industry-related articles for various publications.
Aluise and his wife Lia are residents of Ocean View, Delaware and South Hutchinson Island, Florida. He is a graduate of Villanova University, and has attended executive education courses at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, and at Harvard Law School. He spends 3-4 months in Asia each year traveling to consult with senior industry executives and government officials on the issues of the day.
Director, Financial Services Practice/Ernst & Young
Robin is a Director in EY's UK Financial Services practice with responsibility for Insurance and Investments sector development. He contributes to EY thought leadership on the UK life and pensions sector and is a regular presenter on Insurance distribution trends at industry events in UK and continental Europe. As well as experience of the UK Insurance sector that spans a period of more than 20 years, he has worked in numerous international strategy development and general management roles across several industries. Immediately prior to joining EY he was Business Finance and Strategy Director for a leading UK life and pensions provider.
Robin has an MBA from INSEAD and lives in Edinburgh with his wife and two daughters.
CEO/BNP Paribas Cardif Life Insurance
1989 Master of Business and Administration , University of Toulouse
Institut d’Administration des Entreprises (France)
1988 Master of Science in Agriculture, Ecole Supérieure d’Agriculture de Purpan
1988 Cambridge First Certificate
2009 – Current BNP PARIBAS ASSURANCE
2006 – 2009 AXA BANQUE PREMIUM
CEO / Mass Affluent Banking and Investments Business
2004 - 2006 AXA EPARGNE ENTREPRISE COO / Accounts Administration and Servicing for Pension Plans
2001 – 2004 AXA INVESTMENT MANAGERS
Head of Internal Audit in Paris / Responsibility for REIM, Derivatives, Multimanager, Sales and Marketing, Private Equity Business lines
1998 – 2001 BNP PARIBAS Bank, Morocco
Head of Capital Markets / Sales, Forex arbitrage, Forex trading, Bond trading, Bank ALM,
Head and Director of BNP PARIBAS Morocco stock broker
1996 – 1998 BNP PARIBAS Private Banking, London
Head of Portfolio Management / Equities and bonds portfolios, Convertibles & stocks arbitrage
1990 – 1996 BNP PARIBAS, Paris
Inspector – Auditor at Inspection Générale / World-wide banking and financial audit reviews
Foreign Exchange and bond trader / Medium and large corporate clients portfolio
Director, Insurance Division/Financial Services Commission
Prior to assuming this current position in April 2013, he was Director of the International Finance Division from 2012 to March 2013, Director of Public Fund Planning Team at the Secretariat to the Public Fund Oversight Committee from 2011 to February 2012, and Director of the International Financial Institutions Reform Division at the Presidential Committee for the G20 Summit in 2010.
Previously, from 2007 to 2010, he worked at the Asian Development Bank. As a Risk Management Specialist and Private Sector Development Specialist at the ADB, he assisted the ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF) to develop an implementation plan, which was presented to, and endorsed by the ASEAN Finance Ministers in April 2009 and promoted ASEAN exchange alliance by providing technical assistance.
Mr. Park also served the Ministry of Finance and Economy as Senior Deputy Director of the Financial Policy Bureau from 2003 to 2005; and Office of the President as Director of the National Policy Assistant Secretary from 2005 to 2006.
From 2000 to 2002, he worked as an associate at the Debt Capital Markets (DCM) at the Salomon Smith Barney; and as a Short-term Consultant at the World Bank while studying MBA at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Mr. Park began his public service in 1992 as a deputy director of Clearance Bureau at the Korea Customs Service then served the Financial Policy Bureau at the Ministry of Finance and Economy from 1998 to 2000.
He is also a USA Certified Public Accountant.
Head, Alternative Distribution Asia/Swiss Re
In this role David is responsible for the delivery and execution of Swiss Re’s retail solutions and alternative distribution strategy across Asia. This role seeks to deliver thought leadership, to expand and manage markets and products as well as increasing Swiss Re's profile in the area of retail and alternative distribution.
David previously held the position of Vice President, Client Markets for Swiss Re’s Life & Health business in Australia & New Zealand where he was responsible for the profitability and growth of Swiss Re's client portfolio, as well as the maintenance and development of long-term business relationships with clients.
Prior to joining Swiss Re, David held the position of Group Risk Product Manager at ING Australia (now OnePath) and holds experience in the life insurance industry expanding across the key areas of product, operations, marketing and distribution in both the U.K. and Australia.
David holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and he is also RG 146 compliant (Australian regulatory financial advice qualification).
Partner and Managing Director, Insurance Practice Korea Node/BCG
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, MBA
B.A. in Business Administration, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea
Insurance Practice Area node in BCG Seoul office
- Development of new channel strategy and review on channel strategy of domestic life insurer
- Management diagnosis and PI innovation for advancement of domestic leading property insurer
- Due diligence support for M&A of foreign-owned insurance firm of domestic life insurance company
- Pilot test implementation and management of changes support for new TA (Tied Agent) channel strategy introduction for foreign-owned leading life insurance company
- Investment portfolio strategy development support for domestic life insurance firm
- Mid and long term strategy development and CEO strategy review support for domestic life insurer
- Establishment of asset management strategy and project for domestic life insurer
- Development of TA channel growth strategy and implementation process establishment
- Construction of direct channel and establishment of business model for domestic life insurer
Research Fellow/Korea Insurance Research Institute
Clemson University, Ph.D. in Economics
Seoul National University, M.B.A. in Finance
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, B.A. in English
(Emphasis: Labor Economics, Economic Growth, Econometrics)
Director General/Insurance Supervision Department, Financial Supervisory Service (FSS)
1985 – 1987 Master, Law, Korea University, Korea
1981 – 1985 Bachelor, Law, Korea University, Korea
2013.5 – Current Director General, Insurance Supervision Department
2011 – 2013.5 Director General, Bank Examination Department 2
2009 – 2010 Deputy Director General, Life Insurance Department
2008 – 2009 Lead Manager, Non-life Insurance Department
2005 – 2008 Lead Manager, Representative Office in Washington D.C.
Emeritus Professor, Business School/Sogang University
~ 1977 Ph.D., Ohio State University Graduate School
~ 1973 M.A., Saint John’s University Graduate School
~ 1969 B.A., Seoul National University
Chair, Committee on Insurance, The Ministry of Finance
President, Asia Pacific Risk and Insurance Association
President, Korea Insurance Academic Society
President, Korea Money & Finance Association
Dean, Business School, Sogang University
Dean, Graduate School of Business, Sogang University
Advising Director, Samsung Life Insurance
Assistant Professor, College of Business Administration, The University of New Orleans