Amid a challenging market, the use of advanced technology and maintaining an exceptional relationship with clients has secured Technical Risk Underwriters a leading position in its field, as the company’s CEO, Mike Pilla, tells Intelligent Insurer.
As the re/insurance industry struggles to turn good ideas into tangible innovation, one solution could be investing in ideas and ventures in the same way as a venture capital fund, James Berkeley, managing director of Ellice Consulting, tells Intelligent Insurer.
In the October issue, Intelligent Insurer asked a range of companies to identify some of the challenges they see the insurance industry facing. Some of the answers were humdrum, others surprising. But they all share one thing—they will have to be faced by the market and then dealt with. Here are the second five of 10 challenges the industry must overcome.
Insurers are evolving and the major changes have only just begun, claims James Lawrie, executive director at Apsley Specialty.
Financial institutions often veer close to financial disaster - sometimes through no fault of their own but because something unanticipated has gone wrong. Intelligent Insurer takes the first of what will be a series of glimpses at the world of operational risk.
Arndt Gossmann, CEO of DARAG, reflects on the main topics of conversation at this year’s Monte Carlo Rendez-vous.
While the insurance-linked securities market remains very active in 2015, Aon Benfield’s investment banking team is seeing growth in several other diverse areas, as Paul Schultz, CEO, Aon Securities, tells Intelligent Insurer.
Martin Davies, chief executive at AHJ Capital Markets, explains the benefits of using ILS to create shareholder value.
In light of mounting concerns about the liquidity of fixed income markets, Keenan Choy and Richard Lewis, fixed income trading managers at Wellington Management, outline current conditions in the segments they cover and how the firm’s trading professionals, working with portfolio managers, are addressing the liquidity challenge.
The unique capital base of Qatar Re, the dedicated reinsurance arm of Qatar Insurance Company, gives it the strength and flexibility to deliver its stated aim of becoming a well diversified global reinsurer, Gunther Saacke, its chief executive, tells Intelligent Insurer.