Ibrahim Muhanna is the Managing Director of i.e. Muhanna & co. (Actuaries & Consultants). Since 1986, he has advised insurers, governments and other clients in 38 countries. He graduated from the University of Michigan (1976) with a MSc in Actuarial Mathematics. Since 1995, he has been a member of the International Actuarial Asso-
ciation (IAA) Council. He has served as a member of the IAA Executive Committee and he was the Chairperson of the Steering Committee of the IAA Education Program and is currently actively involved in other IAA Committees & Sections. He is also the founding member of the IAA Health Section. Moreover, he is the vice-chairman of the actuarial technical commission of the International Social Security Association (ISSA). His other roles involve being the first Chairman of the Cyprus Actuarial Association, member of the Swiss Association of Actuaries and he is the President of the Lebanese Association of Actuaries. He has written several papers on actuarial and insurance issues. In 2001 he introduced the first financial strength rating services for insurance companies and municipal credit rating in the Arab World. In 2007, he was awarded "The National Order of the Cedar" by the Lebanese President. The award is in recognition of his great service & devotion to the Nation.


Christopher Daykin was the Government Actuary of the  United Kingdom from April 1989 to September 2007.
He qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in 1973 and was a member of the Council of The Institute of Actuaries from 1985 to 1999, serving as President from 1994 to 1996. He was Chairman of the International Forum of Actuarial Associations (IFAA) from 1996 to 1997. He has written numerous papers on actuarial topics and is a joint author of the book Practical Risk Theory for Actuaries with Professor Teivo Pentikäinen and Dr. Martti Pesonen.
In 1993 he was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) by Her Majesty the Queen. In 1995 he was awarded a degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by the City University, London. He is a visiting professor at City University and at universities in Shanghai and Beijing. He is Chairman of the Pensions, Benefits and Social Security Section of the International Actuarial Association (IAA) and a member of the IAA Executive Committee.


Karl Lauterback is a German scientist and politician. He is professor of health economics and epidemiology at the University of Cologne . He studied human medicine  at the RWTH Aachen University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and University of Düsseldorf, where he graduated. From 1989-92 he has studied health policy and management as well as epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, graduating with a Doctor of Science in 1992. From 1992-93 he has held a fellowship at the Harvard Medical School. Since 1998 he has been director of the institute of health economy and clinical epidemiology at the University of Cologne and  was appointed adjunct professor at the Harvard School of Public Health  in 2008. He was a member of the "Council of Experts for the development of health system" from 1999. He also was a member of the Rürup-Kommission, a committee of experts that was established to review the financing of the social insurance systems. He joined the SPD  in 2001. He made his entry to the Bundestag with a direct mandate by winning in his electoral district the federal elections 2005, 2009 & 2013 . In the Bundestag he is a member of the committee on health politics. He is a strong advocate of the so-called Bürgerversicherung, mainly favored by the Social Democrats. These idea includes the reorganization of the German health system and the incorporation of all people and all income groups into the financing of health care system.


Leo Thomas Schrutt is a self employed consultant to executives, banks and pension funds in Europe, the Middle East and Asia mainly. The milestones of Mr. Schrutts long banking career were 10 years with the third largest Swiss bank, Bank Julius Baer, were he was a member of the Group Executive Board and responsible for the asset management division worldwide and research. Before that Mr. Schrutt worked for 10 years in several positions with UBS were at the end he was their Chief Analyst, Chairmen of the Investment Committee and responsible for portfolio management. He started his carreer as an economist at the Swiss central bank.  A number of board memberships and consulting mandates are in his portfolio currently. Mr. Schrutt holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Basle and did teach at several Universities.


Anthony Muhanna is Head of Client Coverage for TPG Capital in the Middle East and North Africa, responsible for managing  relationships with investors in the region. Prior to joining TPG, Anthony spent six years with Morgan Stanley, and held the position of Vice President and Head of Sales for Morgan Stanley Investment Management Saudi Arabia. He  also worked in the asset management division of Global Investment House in Kuwait from 2005-2007. Anthony holds a degree in business administration with a finance specialty from the American University of Beirut.