Diversity and inclusion is no longer a ‘nice-to-have’—it can give insurance industry firms a competitive edge and is expected to become an ever-greater differentiator for customers and clients, CII HR director Caren Thomas tells Intelligent Insurer.
Terrorism cover remains, for now at least, a profitable class that is rightly viewed as a diversifier for insurance portfolios. A panel of experts discussed the market in a panel debate on Intelligent Insurer’s Reinsurance Lounge.
'Spend smarter rather than faster' to tackle infrastructure gap, says Swiss Re's Jérôme Jean Haegeli
The re/insurance industry can play a substantial role in the process by breaking down the barriers of investment, Jérôme Jean Haegeli, group chief economist of Swiss Re, told Intelligent Insurer.
The opportunity to build a new regulatory regime outside the EU is in the offing, but with details affecting the financial sector still under discussion it remains unclear whether Brussels will issue the equivalence rulings the sector so badly wants. Intelligent Insurer investigates.
This is an exciting time to be involved in the re/insurance industry for Mike Morrissey, former president of IIS. He continues to drive the industry forward through a number of key roles, as he explained in an Intelligent Insurer Re/insurance Lounge Fireside Chat.
In a market still dominated by COVID-19, renewal season was met with a few unanticipated outcomes despite an early start and hardening rates, a Re/insurance Lounge panel found.
There may be £700 millions’ worth of reasons why insurers need to carefully adjust the wording of their policies, according to experts on a Re/insurance Lounge panel.
Have MGAs been able to make the most of extraordinary circumstances which led to the hard market in 2020? As the market continues to harden in 2021, what challenges and opportunities lie ahead for the MGA landscape? Intelligent Insurer reports on a Re/insurance Lounge panel discussion.
An effective D&I strategy is becoming more than just a desirable agenda item for re/insurers—many are realising the tangible benefits it can foster in terms of innovation, creativity, and the bottom line. Intelligent Insurer reports.
The concept of unconscious bias might have come to the attention of many re/insurers only recently, but it is already something they cannot ignore and must embrace if they are to survive—let alone thrive. Intelligent Insurer reports.