Insurance Institute of Northern Ireland’s Premium Masterclass Series - 18th October

16th October 2018

The Insurance Institute of Northern Ireland’s Premium Masterclass Series – sponsored by DAS UK Group – is holding the second in a series of six thought leadership events at the Clayton Hotel in Belfast at 8:30am this Thursday (18 October).

Now in its ninth year, the Masterclass Series features the latest insights into the issues affecting the insurance industry.

This month’s event will focus on mental health awareness in business and business interruption and financial accounting.

The speakers will be:

Gary Kane: Mental Health Awareness in Business

Gary is the Employer Development Co-Ordinator for Action Mental Health Works where he is in charge of creating and delivering bespoke training programmes for companies such as Allen & Overy, Allstate NI, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Queen’s University.

Founded in 1963, Action Mental Health (AMH) promotes positive mental health and wellbeing through the delivery of accredited vocational training, personal development, employment preparation and support, and health and well-being programmes. The organisation provides services to over 2000 clients per year at 13 locations across Northern Ireland.

Frederique Hardy: Business Interruption and Financial Accounting

Frederique joined market-leading forensic accounting boutique RGL as a graduate in 2000 and stayed with the firm for 15 years (she was promoted to director level in 2013). In 2015, she moved to a French firm of loss adjusters as their in-house forensic accounting expert.

Frederique joined Crawford in January 2018 as Director of Forensic Accounting Services to grow the in-house practice where she has built up a team of six experienced forensic accountants. Frederique has extensive experience of complex business interruption losses in the property, liability, marine and energy sectors. She speaks regularly on current forensic accounting topics.

Find out more at the IINI’s website.

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