2019 Guernsey Future of Financial Services CPD Seminar Series – The benefits and risks of Insurance Linked Securities

Professional Development


This seminar forms part of the 2019 Guernsey Future of Financial Services CPD Seminar Series – a series of 10 CPD seminars, which take place once a month.

The 2019 Guernsey Future of Financial Services CPD Seminar Series provides essential updates on the future trajectory of financial services for those working in the financial services industry in Guernsey. All seminars are delivered by industry recognised experts. This series will comprise 10 monthly seminars of 60 minutes, inclusive of a 15-minute Q&A, covering a wide range of topics.

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14 Mar 2019 - 12 Dec 2019

Suitable For

All financial services professionals

1 CPD hours
1 hour

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Timings: 11:00-12:00 (Registration from 10:45)
Venue: The Dorey Room – St James Concert and Assembly Hall


  • Hard copies of speakers’ notes/slides are provided – subject to availability
  • Certificates of attendance are provided
  • Refreshments are provided
  • 1 hour of CPD


  • What are Insurance Linked Securities (ILS)
  • How have they grown over recent times and what role do they play in the reinsurance market place
  • How does Guernsey help facilitate ILS transactions
  • What are the opportunities and threats to the ILS industry going forwards


Mark Elliott, Director – ILS at Aon Captive & Insurance Managers

Mark is a Director of ILS Management across EMEA for Aon, he is also responsible for marketing and new business initiatives within the Guernsey office.

Mark is a Chartered Insurer, and has spent over 15 years in underwriting, client management and new business roles in the insurance and reinsurance sectors. He has a wide range of experience managing (re)insurance companies and protected cell companies across a range of industries.

His previous positions include 10 years at an independent captive manager in Guernsey, and Chief Underwriting Officer at an Aon managed client, where he later moved across as a full time Aon Employee in September 2017 as Director of ILS Management (EMEA) and New Business Director of Aon Guernsey.

Mark is the deputy Chairman of the Guernsey International Insurance Association, having been a committee member for over four years.