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  • Tokio Marine on the challenges of international expansion

    16 January 2024

    A stagnating domestic economy and entrenched markets have led Japan's insurers overseas in search of growth. Tokio Marine's internationally-experienced head of risk, Yoshihiro Matsuzaki, tells Sarfraz Thind how he is managing the risks of this new world

  • Think global, act local: Zurich's John Scott dissects WEF's risk report

    11 January 2024

    Zurich's head of sustainability risk talks to Joshua Geer about the risk landscape facing insurers, following the publication of the World Economic Forum's Global Risk Report

  • Thabile Nyaba: tackling poverty, climate risk and diversity in South Africa

    09 January 2024

    Old Mutual Insure's chief risk and sustainability officer explains how poverty, climate risk and geopolitics are impacting South Africa's insurance market. Nevertheless, she says there are many opportunities for insurers. Ronan McCaughey writes

  • Japan's slow road to sustainability

    04 January 2024

    There is certainly a will to move towards sustainability in Japan. But with the country so reliant on fossil fuels for its energy, it could be a lengthy transition. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Regulating AI is becoming a minefield for insurers and watchdogs

    29 December 2023

    Legislators and regulators are taking steps towards policing the use of artificial intelligence (AI), but insurers will face a variety of frameworks and the challenges are plentiful. Paul Walsh reports

  • Chief risk officers battle an increasingly unruly risk landscape

    27 December 2023

    CROs at the Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference discussed how insurers can navigate today's complex risk landscape. Joshua Geer reports

  • IMF takes a shot at private equity-backed insurers

    21 December 2023

    Contagion, illiquidity risk and regulatory arbitrage... the International Monetary Fund has this week raised concerns over PE-owned insurance and advised regulators to talk more about the risks. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Vishal Desai: taking Mitsui Sumitomo's risk team to the Champions League

    20 December 2023

    Vishal Desai already had a busy job as the chief risk officer (CRO) for MS Amlin in London when he got the call to help parent Mitsui Sumitomo at the head office in Tokyo. Since June, he has been giving his experience and advice to the Japanese insurer's risk team, he tells Sarfraz Thind

  • COP28: what did it mean for insurers?

    19 December 2023

    Insurance experts at COP28 offer their reflections on the Dubai climate summit. Joshua Geer reports

  • ChatGPT, Schr√∂dinger's Cat, and emerging risk practices

    15 December 2023

    Ari Moskowitz, Everest Group's chief risk officer, considers if it's possible for risks to have emerged and still be considered emerging at the same time.