Thank you for joining us at SLM 2023

The European Life Settlement Association (ELSA) would like to thank you for attending the Secondary Life Markets Conference | 2023 on Tuesday, September 12th, 2023. Our one-day conference was hosted physically in London, UK and broadcast virtually to our global audience.

This must-attend conference brought industry peers together to cover the latest market insights, news and trends in the Life Settlement market and other secondary life markets.

We were also excited to offer a number of sponsorship opportunities to help you showcase your firm, build new relationships and develop your brand recognition. To put your business in the spotlight and engage and interact with the Life Settlement market and other secondary life markets at unique events like these.

For more details please email Chris Wells at

More information on ELSA and the Secondary Life Markets Conference can be found at

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Join the debate at Secondary Life Markets | 2023, a full day of insightful content relating to the latest market insights, news and trends in the Life Settlement market and other secondary life markets, with presentations from industry insiders and unique networking opportunities.



The only conference bringing the life risk and capital markets together with an audience of industry experts discussing the industry’s growing importance and evolution.



Expert speakers from business, academia and public policy present on the importance of capital market participation in the longevity and mortality markets.



  • 9:00-9:05 BST
  • Mark Godson, EY
  • EY, London

Welcome from our Conference Chair

  • 9:05-9:45 BST
  • Ben Grainger, EY
  • EY, London

Keynote Presentation

  • 9:45-10:30 BST
  • Scott Wilkomm, Life Equity | Bill Corry, Corry Capital | Jonas Martenson, Ress Capital | Alejandra Limones, Demeter Capital
  • EY, London

Panel - State of the Life Settlement Market

Morning Coffee Break
  • 10:30-10:55 BST
  • Sponsored by: Wilmington Trust
  • EY, London

Morning Coffee Break

  • 10:55-11:15 BST
  • Mark Haslam, JG Wentworth
  • EY, London

Presentation - The Life Contingent Structured Settlements Market Today

  • 11:15-11:35 BST
  • Anna Bailey, BVZL
  • EY, London

Presentation - The German Life Policy Market: Impact of Interest Rates, Viability Challenges and Path to Recovery

  • 11:35-11:55 BST
  • Aaron Giroux, LifeRoc Capital
  • EY, London

Presentation - Data Privacy & Security in the Life Settlement Industry: The Regulatory Environment, Ideas for Shared Best Practices and Technical Solutions

  • 11:55-12:40 BST
  • Neal Jacobs, Coventry Capital | Jamie Mendelsohn, Ashar Group | John Welcom, Welcome Funds | Phil Hall, Longevity Holdings
  • EY, London

Panel - Origination Volumes in the Life Settlement Market: Intermediated, Direct-to-Consumer and Tertiary Market Activity

  • 12:40-13:40 BST
  • Sponsored by: TBC
  • EY, London

Lunch Break

  • 13:40-14:00 BST
  • Larry Stern, Actuarial Risk Management
  • EY, London

Presentation - Socio-economic Differences in Mortality in the US from 1982-2021 Including the Impact of Covid-19 and Other Causes of Death

  • 14:00-14:20 BST
  • Traci Davis, Valkyrie Limited
  • EY, London

Presentation - Unlocking Value: Leveraging Electronic Health Data for Enhanced Underwriting and Risk Assessment

  • 14:20-15:00 BST
  • Chris Conway, ISC Services | Kevin Malone, LSI | John Lynch, Longevity Holdings | Vince Granieri, Predictive Resources
  • EY, London

Panel - Life Expectancy Providers: Exploring Key Topics in the Life Settlement Market

Afternoon Coffee Break
  • 15:00-15:30 BST
  • Sponsored by: Actuarial Risk Management
  • EY, London

Afternoon Coffee Break

  • 15:30-16:00 BST
  • Richard Krebs, Orrick
  • EY, London

Presentation - COI Litigation Progress: More to be Done

  • 16:00-16:30 BST
  • Andrew Dykens, ArentFox Schiff
  • EY, London

Presentation - Life Settlement Litigation Update: Overview of Notable Cases and Growing Trends in Life Settlement Litigation

  • 16:30-17:00 BST
  • Nat Shapo, Katten Muchin Rosenman
  • EY, London

Presentation - Enhanced Cash Surrender Value Offers in the Life Settlement Industry: Protecting Consumer Interests and Addressing Bad Practices

Cocktail Reception
  • 17.00-19:00 BST
  • Sponsored by: Corry Capital
  • EY, London

Cocktail Reception



Aaron Giroux

LifeRoc Capital

Andrew Dykens

ArentFox Schiff

Alejandra Limones

Demeter Capital

Anna Bailey


Bill Corry

Corry Capital

Ben Grainger


Chris Anderson


Chris Conway

ISC Services

Jamie Mendelsohn

Ashar Group

John Lynch

Longevity Holdings

John Welcom

Welcome Funds

Jonas Martenson

Ress Capital

Kevin Malone


Larry Stern

Actuarial Risk Management

Mark Godson


Mark Haslam

JG Wentworth

Nat Shapo

Katten Muchin Rosenman

Neal Jacobs

Coventry Capital

Phil Hall

Longevity Holdings

Richard Krebs


Scott Wilkomm

Life Equity

Traci Davis

Valkyrie Limited

Vince Granieri

Predictive Resources


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