#InsurtechSkopje 2019

After the successful pilot of #InsurtechSofia, launched in 2017, we at Fintechguardian – The European Association of Fintech Stakeholders, decided to proceed further by organizing second edition of #InsurtechBalkans series of specialized Insurtech summit and expo events. This time we are in Skopje, in collaboration with Insurance Supervision Agency and the Economic Chamber of North Macedonia. The #InsurtechBalkans series brings together insurance regulators, insurance consumers and insurance business experts as well as investors and Insurtech enthusiasts to discuss the future of the Insurance industry and how it affects all stakeholders. 
#InsurtechSkopje 2019

Speakers and Panelists


You can download the event's brochure from HERE or access videos HERE and HERE


Wednesday, 2nd of October 2019

08:30  Registration

09:00  Opening Remarks

  • Klime Poposki (The President of the Insurance Supervision Agency)
  • Desislav Danov (Fintechguardian Managing Director)

Key notes speaker:

  • Julian Arevalo (Senior expert on Financial Innovation at EIOPA) – video conference

Insurtech talk with:

  • Kobi Bendelak (Founder & CEO Insurtech Israel)

10:00  Ice-breaking Coffee

10:30  Pitch Session

  • Startups project pitching

12:30   Lunch hosted by SN INSURANCE BROKER

13:30   Conference Session – Insurance Industry view on Insurtech

  • Lorenzo Bacca (Head of Business Transformation and Innovation at Generali Austria, CEE and Russia (ACEER) Region)
  • Gregor Neumeyer (UNIQA Group´s Head of Digital Delivery)
  • Andrej Teshler (Chief IT Officer, Europa Re)
  • Gjorgje Vojnovic (CEO Triglav non-life, N. Macedonia and President of the association of financial organizations at the Macedonian Chamber of commerce)

15:00  Digital Coffee Break

15:20   Conference Session – Insurtech experts view

  • Cees Werff (International Insurtech Executive)
  • Bolli Hédinsson (Chairman of Icelandic Savers Association)
  • Erik Barna (CEO and Founder “LIFE IS HARD”)
  • Ana Trajkovska – Marketing Manager at Toyota Auto Centar

16:30    End of session

19:30    Digital Dinner & Award Ceremony

Thursday, 3rd of October 2019

09:00   Conference Session – Regulatory view on Insurtech
  • Ludo Pyis (Founder and president of the Areopa Group, Belgium) – video conference
  • Martina Libernjak (Head of International Regulations and Cooperation Department at HANFA, Croatia )
  • Milica Arnaudova Stojanovska – Advisor to the Governor of NBRNM
  • Dragan Oremus (Suptech/Regtech Professional)
  • Calin Rangu – Romanian Financial Supervision Authority – video conference
10:30   Digital Coffee break
11:00   Conference Session – Insurtech Start Up Ecosystem – alternative finance and talent management
  • Ivan Steriev (CEO, Macedonian Stock Exchange)
  • Pavel Ezekiev (Investor)
  • Igor Madzov (South Central Ventures)
  • Ivan Chorbev (Dean of Faculty for computer science and engineering, Skopje)
  • Igor Ivanovski, PhD – Professor at Faculty of Economics in Skopje and Member of the CoE at the Insurance Supervision Agency
12:30  Wrap up discussion

12:45    Closing remarcs

13:00    Farewell Lunch


#InsurtechSkopje 2019
#InsurtechSkopje 2019
#InsurtechSkopje 2019
#InsurtechSkopje 2019


#InsurtechSkopje 2019