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Come and join the Insuring your Future webinar, and understand how a degree can help support your career ambitions whether in Financial, Insurance or Law.
Are you good with numbers and like communicating with people? How about a profitable career in personal finance and financial planning? A financial planning role could see you help your clients grow and prosper.
Fancy being a legal eagle, and considering a career in Law? Insurance and financial planning businesses need qualified legal professionals such as commercial solicitors, in-house case investigators or paralegals to name but a few roles.
The insurance and financial planning sector has significant influence in the economy and international reach. Come, listen, and learn at the webinar.
Education Partnership Manager
Chartered Insurance Institute
My role and remit is the creation and management of partnerships between the CII as a professional body for insurance and financial planning, universities and employers e.g. Allianz. Aviva. Zurich. Aon. Chaucer. St James' Place. AXA as well as small to medium enterprises within our industry. In my work I expand the range of education options available to insurance and personal finance professionals - both existing and new to the industry professionals. I work with Careers and Employability Offices and a large number of employers both large and small/medium enterprises to enable the bringing together of employers and those seeking a role.
Secretary General, Islamic Insurance Association of London & Fellow of RSA
The Association was formed as part of the UK government's efforts to create a global centre for the provision of Islamic financial services in London. As such his role is to engage with government. regulators. and the wider market to explore how London can work with its peers to drive professionalism. product development and regulatory standards.
Jon has been a Journalist for 30 years and spent ten years working on a variety of UK national newspapers. During his time in the international re/insurance trade media based in the UK. he has edited Post Magazine. Insurance Age and Insurance Day and was Editorial Director of Infoma plc's Insurance Division where he was a key part of the team which managed the acquisition of 37 titles from EMAP and Financial Times Newspapers to create the biggest insurance and risk publisher in the world.
His reputation as one of the most knowledgeable and respected commentators on the wider insurance and risk sector sees him regularly asked to appear on the BBC and international news media to comment on insurance and risk topics. Jon has won several individual honours at the annual UK Financial Services Media Awards organised by the Association of British Insurers.
Jon is also a Fellow of the RSA.
Deputy President of the Bolton Insurance Institute
Philip Roath is an Motor Engineer Assessor working in Motor claims for AXA Insurance. He is a Bachelor of Law from The University of Bolton graduating with a First. He is currently studying a combined BPTC/Masters course at BPP in London as a scholarship winner, and is Deputy President of the Bolton Insurance Institute.
12:00pm – Introduction and housekeeping (mute when not speaking, mobile phones etc)
Dr Zubair Hanslot – Provost - University of Bolton - Vice Chancellor’s Office
12:10pm - Introduction Chartered Insurance Institute – The Insurance Institute of Bolton and Personal Finance Society
12:15pm – Who we are and what we do – Qualifications & Membership
12:20pm - Introduction to Insurance and Financial Planning – who is it for – this is an interactive – learning activity - Vivine Cameron, Education Partnerships Manager
12:30pm - Introduction of Islamic Insurance and Finance and Islamic Insurance Association of London - Jon Guy, Secretary General
12:45pm Careers in Insurance and Financial Planning
13:00pm Career Stories - Professionals panel will share who they are, what they do, and why this is a great profession
13:15pm Q&A – An opportunity for the cohort to ask the panel questions (20mins)
Moderated by Vivine Cameron
Survey – link provided for survey to complete to inform on the session (5mins)
Final remarks – 5 mins
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