Webinar: Being Travel Wise – risk, insurance, compliance and Covid – slides now on website under resources

Karen Scott-Gallagher, Risk, Business Continuity & Insurance Advisor, Kingston University. 

Karen joined the University in 2016 and is based in the Governance & Compliance Directorate. Her role involves advising staff and students on all aspects of insurance from information about claims to guidance on the risks associated with travel. Managing and renewing the University insurance portfolio, assisting with risk registers and business continuity planning.

Karen previously worked for a large insurer as a graduate trainee, completing her ACII and becoming an inspector, the role involved visiting brokers, building relationships and supporting them in developing their book of business with the insurer. She then moved into insurance broking, working in varied brokerages from small businesses to larger brokers with significant clients. She has dealt with a range of business from the personal such as motor and home to large commercial risks and charities. Some of her clients were high ... Read more

HEBCoN Strategy Launch


STRATEGY 2021-2026

After consultation with our members we are proud to announce the new HEBCoN 2021-26 Strategy to drive forward our expansion and professionalisation.

Thank you to all members who have helped shape this document.

This work will help to improve the offering to our members to provide what we hope you will see as excellent value for money.

Final Strategy September 2021

September Webinar and AGM

September Webinar- “Covid-19, what now?” Join us for a discussion, facilitated by Jamie Whitford- Robson (Emergency Management and Business Continuity Manager, University of Plymouth), that will touch on the following:

What are Enhanced Response Areas and what do they mean for universities? When do you transition from a Pandemic to Endemic Response? Risk Management in an endemic: Supply chain – How many suppliers will survive Technological – With an increased reliance on digital capability what are we doing to enhance protection from cyber-attacks? Societal – Will we ever return to fully staffed offices, or will a blended approach be the new normal? Concurrent events – How prepared are we to meet the challenges of rising Covid cases at the same time as winter respiratory diseases? What will the impact be on the workforce?

See Jamie’s Biography –https://www.hebcon.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Jamie-Whitford-Robson-Biography.pdf