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CANUK Anniversary Event 2017


Tuesday, 14 March 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

CANUK Anniversary Event 2017

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CANUK Anniversary Event 2017


14 March  2017

The Chinese Actuarial Network UK (CANUK) is delighted to invite you to celebrate our anniversary event at Staple Inn. 

Admission is free and pre-registration is required. Please register on this page to avoid disappointments!

Special thanks to the Institute and Faculty of Actuary for providing the venue for this event. Food and drinks are sponsored by Mansion House.



18:00 – 18:30

Registration and welcome drinks

18:30 – 18:45

Opening speech

Steven Yu

CANUK President

18:45 – 19:15

Data, cognitive and IoT in the insurance industry


Robin Hepplestone and Theo Grigorakakis

Data Scientists


19:15 – 19:25

Q&A for IBM guest speakers


19:25 – 19:45

Seizing an opportunity

Buu Truong

Founder and Managing Director

Insight Risk Consulting

19:45 – 19:55

Q&A for Buu Truong


19:55 – 20:10

Closing speech

Derek Cribb

Chief Executive





Refreshments and networking





CANUK Committee      



Staple Inn Hall

High Holborn


See map: Google Maps


About the speakers

Robin Hepplestone

Robin has extensive experience in the UK Insurance industry and Data Science. Robin has managed customer analytics and modelling teams, focused on novel commercial use of analytics and new analytics. Robin has delivered a number of Proof of Concepts, led projects on customer strategy, Business Intelligence, and development of analytical capability. As well as being interested in Data Science and Machine Learning, Robin is particularly enthusiastic about commercial applications of Data Science and the development analytical functions. Robin has degrees from University of Surrey and University of East Anglia.


Theo Grigorakakis

Theo is an experienced Leader in the Data Science and Analytics space, with a proven track record across Financial Services. Theo has successfully delivered solutions, strategy work and proof of concepts, working as Data Scientist, Project Manager, Technical Lead and Business Analyst. Passionate about Management & Strategy, Data Science, Big Data & Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Theo holds degrees from London School of Economics, National Technical University of Athens and Beijing Language and Culture University.


Buu Truong

Buu is the founder and Managing Director of Insight Risk Consulting. Prior to setting up Insight, Buu held senior actuarial roles in the London Market, including Chief Actuary of a Bermudan insurance group. Buu started his career in consulting, qualifying as a general insurance actuary in 2004. Buu believes that you should never stop learning.






Chinese Actuarial Network UK (CANUK) 



Do you have questions about CANUK Anniversary Event 2017? Contact CANUK

When & Where

Staple Inn

WC1V 7QJ London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

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