Financial Sector Conference (FSC)

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Date: March 15-16, 2023


Oliver Wyman is a proud Knowledge Partner of the Financial Sector Conference (FSC), organized by the Saudi FSDP partners (Ministry of Finance, Saudi Central Bank, and Capital Market Authority). Designed to facilitate meaningful and co-creational encounters, the FSC offers a platform for supporting innovation, build partnerships, and relationships between financial institutions and investors.

The two-day program offered insights into the key drivers of sector transformation including the role of technology, how to navigate in the face of a challenging economy as well the opportunity for the financial sector’s stakeholders to redefine the role they each play on the backdrop of the current economic situation, and technology and regulatory developments.

Oliver Wyman Sessions

Expert Focus | From Risk Avoidance to New Opportunities in Insurance

March 15, 2023 | 11:30-12:35 GMT +3

The pandemic, climate change and supply chain disruption have profoundly altered insurance companies’ risk management strategies, accentuating the demand for tailored and dynamic risk coverage as well as the need for a clear vision of risk management, so as to aim not for risk avoidance, but for mitigation, prevention, and customer-centric advice. In that new global context, what are the risks and opportunities for today and tomorrow’s insurance sector?

Moderator: Dr. Sven Olaf Vathje, Partner, IMEA Head of Health & Life Sciences


  • Tal Hisham Nazer, CEO, Bupa Arabia 
  • Michele Grosso, Chief Executive Officer, Democrance 
  • Jerome Droesch, CEO – Domestic Health and Health Services, International Health, Cigna Healthcare 


Expert Focus | Saudi Arabia: The New Hub of Financial Services

March 15, 2023 | 15:10-16:15 GMT +3

Moderator: Dominik Treeck, Partner, Public Sector


  • Karim Awad, CEO, EFG Hermes, Egypt
  • Esra Turk, Chairman of Middle East and Head of CEEMEA Region Coverage, Deutsche Bank, Germany
  • Faisal Alsharif, Director General, Financial Sector Development Program, Ministry of Finance, Saudi Arabia


Access the full FSC agenda here.



King Abdulaziz International Conference Center

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia