21 December 2017

Finalists announced for InsuranceERM Awards

See which companies, teams and individuals have made the shortlist for this year's awards for risk and capital management

  • The winners of the 2017 awards have now been revealed. Read more here

The judges have completed the first round of voting and the scores have been verified. Congratulations to everyone who has made the shortlist. And thank you to everyone that took the time to submit nominations for InsuranceERM's annual Awards.

The number of entries we received is a reflection of the great work that is being done in the areas of insurance risk and capital management.

Thank you to the judges who have taken the time to go through the entries to cast their votes. It is they who have determined the shortlist and they who will ultimately crown the winner in each category. The judges comprise of CROs, Chief Actuaries, ERM Directors and Heads of Financial Risk at 20 different insurers across the UK and Europe.

The winners will be announced by InsuranceERM on 15 January. We will be hosting an awards cocktail reception on 7 February in London to celebrate excellence within the industry. Please contact [email protected] should you wish to purchase tickets to attend.

The finalists are:



Asset manager of the year

  • Aviva Investors
  • Conning
  • Deutsche Asset Management
  • SCOR


Alternative capital deal-maker (ILS/collateralised re-insurance) of the year

  • Leadenhall Capital Partners
  • Nephila Capital Ltd
  • Securis


Consultancy of the year

  • Crowe Horwath
  • EY
  • JBA Risk Management


Insurer of the year

  • Allianz
  • International General Insurance
  • Unipol


Reinsurer of the year

  • Pool Re
  • SCOR
  • Swiss Re


Risk innovation of the year

  • AIG and VUEcloud
  • Argo Group
  • Swiss Re




Chief actuary of the year

  • Ben Canagaretna, Barbican Insurance
  • Joan Coverson, Gen Re
  • Mark Laidlaw, LV=


CRO of the year

  • Cecilia Reyes, Zurich
  • Fabrice Brossart, AIG Europe Limited
  • Frieder Knüpling, SCOR
  • Tom Wilson, Allianz


Young actuarial professional of the year

  • Conor Redmond
  • Paul Hewett
  • Renaud Million


Young risk professional of the year

  • Benoît Hugonin
  • Claire Joinson
  • Lisa Palmgren




Actuarial team of the year

  • Barbican Insurance
  • Hymans Robertson
  • LV=


Cat risk team of the year

  • Impact Forecasting
  • JBA Risk Management
  • RMS


Fund/portfolio management team of the year

  • Aviva Investors
  • Columbia Threadneedle Investments
  • Securis Life Team


Longevity/mortality team of the year

  • Hymans Robertson
  • Legal & General
  • NN Group


Modelling team of the year

  • FIS' Prophet Actuarial Library Development Team
  • QBE CAT Modeling Team
  • Swiss Re


Risk team of the year

  • AIG
  • Allianz
  • Argo Group
  • Aviva UK GI
  • Wesleyan




Best actuarial modelling software

  • FIS' Prophet
  • Mo.net - Software Alliance Limited
  • Psicle Software
  • ReMetrica


Best analytics solution

  • BNP Paribas Securities Services
  • Guy Carpenter Analytics Unit
  • ownR platform for embedding R/Python


Best catastrophe risk modelling solution

  • Impact Forecasting ELEMENTS
  • ModEx
  • RMS


Best data solution

  • FactSet
  • FIS' Prophet
  • Invoke Regulatory S2


Best end-user computing risk management solution

  • Finsbury Solutions
  • Milliman Arius


Best ERM end-to-end solution

  • Moody's Analytics Enterprise risk & finance solutions
  • Psicle Software
  • Willis Towers Watson, Unify


Best ESG (economic scenario generator) solution

  • Conning's GEMS Economic Scenario Generator
  • Moody's Analytics Economic Scenario Generation Solutions
  • STAR ESG - Willis Towers Watson


Best regulatory reporting software

  • Invoke - Regulatory S2 solution
  • Moody's Analytics RiskIntegrity™ Suite
  • zeb


Best reserving solution

  • Milliman Arius
  • Willis Towers Watson ResQ


Best Solvency II solution

  • Moody's Analytics RiskIntegrity™ Suite & Scenario Generation Solutions
  • SecondFloor | eFrame - Enterprise edition
  • zeb


Best stress testing & scenario solution

  • GEMS® Stress Test Scenarios
  • ortec Finance – DSG
  • Willis Towers Watson - STAR ESG


Best use of cloud technology

  • FIS' Prophet
  • Milliman Integrate
  • RMS