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2023 Caribbean Insurance Conference

6/4/2023 - 6/6/2023
Hyatt Ziva and Zilara Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica


Who Attends

The Caribbean Insurance Conference attracts a diverse participants’ profile of over 500 delegates from almost 30 countries from the insurance, financial and business sectors. Attendees include senior level executives; administration executives; heads of marketing, distribution, and information technology; and top regional managers and producers.


The conference will be presented in English with no interpretation.

The Annual Caribbean Insurance Conference, renowned as the premier conference for professionals in the Insurance Industry, provides an information sharing and collaborative forum for Caribbean insurance regulatory authorities, insurance educational institutes, actuaries and other special groups with interest in the Insurance industry in the Caribbean.

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Dr. Colin Young
Executive Director, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

Dr. Colin Young

Executive Director, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

Dr. Colin A. Young, a Belizean national, is the Executive Director of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Center (CCCCC) headquartered in Belize SINCE January 2020. Pr ior to hi s appointment at the CCCCC, Dr. Young served as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Social Security Board, a parastatal entity that administers Belize’s Social Security Fund from 2017 to 2019 were he championed contribution reform, technology transformation and numerous legislative changes. Dr. Young also served as the CEO in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, the Environment, Sustainable Development where he had overall responsibilities for all of the portfolios, including climate change, other than agriculture as well as the CEO in the Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology and Public Utilities from 2012-2015. Dr. Young has served on numerous boards including the Green Climate Fund, a financial mechanism under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. He holds both a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Connecticut in the United States.

Leza Wells
Senior Manager, Gen Re

Leza Wells

Senior Manager, Gen Re

Leza Wells is a Senior Manager at Gen Re, providing senior strategic, business development and pricing support to Gen Re’s reinsurance offices in the UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia and Canada, as well as leading Gen Re’s business development efforts in the Caribbean.   She has over 24 years of experience in both the South African and international life insurance industries, holding a number of executive positions in life insurance and reinsurance companies where her focus was predominately on product development, pricing and distribution of retail and group life insurance products.

Before joining Gen Re, Leza was the Chief Commercial Officer at the South African Insure-tech company, Simply, and prior to that she was the Chief Product Actuary at South African life insurer, Bidvest Life. She also spent 11 years as Chief Pricing Actuary for RGA South Africa, has worked for Hannover Life Re as Actuarial Pricing Manager, and has consulting experience in advisory firm EY in London. Leza is currently the vice-chair of the International Actuarial Association (IAA) Mortality Forum and chaired the South African local continual statistical investigations committee for many years. She is also a member of the IAA Pandemics Task Force, currently focused on the sharing learnings from the pandemic.

Peter Lozier, Argus Americas (Bermuda and Canada)
Chief Executive

Peter Lozier, Argus Americas (Bermuda and Canada)

Chief Executive

Peter has over 25 years of experience in senior and executive leadership roles in the healthcare and TPA industry. As Chief Executive for Argus Americas - Peter is responsible for all Argus companies within Bermuda and Canada including all Insurance entities, financial services companies, medical practices, and care management companies.  Peter has worked in the Caribbean region for over 30 years, helping communities get the healthcare they need and deserve. He has collaborated with several Caribbean health insurance companies, including Sagicor, Bahama Health, CINICO, ICBL, Generali and ENNIA.   More recently Peter has been focusing efforts on the creation of the Better Health Partnership in Bermuda and across the Caribbean.

Mark Rueegg
CEO, CelsiusPro

Mark Rueegg

CEO, CelsiusPro

Mark held various positions with UBS in the areas of FX, rates, and trading platforms before founding CelsiusPro in 2008. He sees climate change as a mega trend affecting the bottom line of companies and therefore the need for climate risk transfer products is pivotal. Mark founded NatCatPro, an MGA focusing on parametric NatCat risks in 2021. He was on the BoD of the Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA) from 2012-2016 and has been elected to the BoD again in 2022. Mark is a CFA Charter holder, has an MBA in Economics from the University of Rochester/Bern, and is currently enrolled in the CPCU program. 



Registration Rages (in U.S. Dollars)

Early Bird Registration Fee (by March 15, 2023)
IAC, LIMRA and/or LOMA Member — US $675.00
Non Member — US $995.00
Special Interest/Exhibitors - US $500.00
Spouse/Guest — US $200.00

Registration Fee (March 16 – May 20, 2023)
IAC, LIMRA and/or LOMA Member — US $725.00
Non Member — US $1,045.00
Special Interest/ Exhibitors — US $550.00
Spouse/Guest — $200.00

Late Registration Fee (after May 20, 2023)
IAC, LIMRA and/or LOMA Member — US $850.00
Non Member — US $1,190.00
Special Interest/ Exhibitors — $675.00
Spouse/Guest — $200.00

For group rates, please email Megan Schwartz at for more details.

To register, please visit

***Your registration fee includes attendance, refreshments, lunch on the two conference days, an electronic copy of the conference delegate listing and invitations to the CIC Opening Ceremony and Cocktail Reception and the CIC Dinner and Show. Full payment must be received prior to the conference and once payment has been received an invoice/receipt will be issued.


Any cancellation for registration will be refunded less US$100.00 if received on or before April 30, 2023. Any cancellations received after April 30, 2023, will NOT be refunded any part of the registration fee.

Need Help Getting Approval? Download our “Convince Your Boss” letter for ideas on how to get your request to attend approved!


Hotel / Venue

Hyatt Ziva and Zilara Rose Hall

Rose Hall Road
Montego Bay, Jamaica,

+1 -876-618-1234

Hotel Reservations


Tucked between the sapphire waters of the Caribbean Sea and verdant mountain peaks, the Hyatt Zilara offers an adults-only escape with boundless luxury while the Hyatt Ziva offers recreation and relaxation for the entire family.

Hotel Rates:

Attendees to the 2023 Caribbean Insurance Conference will receive a discounted, all-inclusive rate (valid at both the Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara) of US$542 per night (Single Occupancy) or US $602 per night (double occupancy). A special booking link to reserve your room at the group rate will be emailed to attendees upon paid confirmation of conference registration.

Guest Room Rates include all taxes, services charges and gratuities. Taxes are subject to change according to government regulations. Attendees shall pay two (2) nights deposit at the time of making their reservations. The Deposit is non-refundable in the event of cancellation or no show. Booking cut-off date: May 4, 2023.

Please note: All reservations are subject to availability of rooms at the time of your request. We recommend booking your hotel early to take advantage of our discounted rates and avoid disappointment.

If you receive any unsolicited or suspicious email or phone call about a hotel booking in conjunction with this meeting, our advice is not to click on it, but delete the email immediately. In the case of a phone call, never give out your credit card information. Our designated conference hotels will never call you unless you contact them first.

Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

The Caribbean Insurance Conference is made possible by the generosity of our sponsors and exhibitors. Sponsorship of the Conference will help increase name recognition, build product and service awareness, and provide valuable networking opportunities to several hundred key decision-makers in the life insurance and financial services industries across the Caribbean.

For details on the benefits of sponsorship, available packages, and how to apply to become a sponsor at the Caribbean Insurance Conference, please email Megan Schwartz at

We look forward to seeing you in Jamaica!

Contact us to learn more:

Mr. Jinhai Guo

International Conference Coordinator