Archive

  • NewRe's CRO Christian Dahmen strikes the right chord

    28 November 2023

    The risk expert at Swiss reinsurer NewRe has an eclectic conversation with Ronan McCaughey about geopolitical risk, qualitative risk management, artificial intelligence and effective leadership

  • Frustrations with EU's regulatory approach emerge at Eiopa event

    24 November 2023

    Concerns over regulatory and supervisory issues - and with the EU itself - were prominent during the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority's annual conference, as Paul Walsh reports

  • Backtesting the Solvency II SCR: surprising findings and risk management implications

    22 November 2023

    Ralf Korn and Gerhard Stahl discuss their novel investigation into the quality of Solvency II capital models and reveal a simple but powerful method for challenging model complexity

  • NN Japan's CRO on his AI adventure

    20 November 2023

    Herman Gayle has a particular passion for AI, which he has been pushing to develop since he joined the firm five years ago. Such is his enthusiasm that he even arranges his holidays with it. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Cyber risk's fundamental mischaracterisation as an insurance risk

    15 November 2023

    Tim Freestone and Malcolm McLelland argue for a radical overhaul of how cyber risk is quantified and priced. In the first of a two-part article, they explain the classification of cyber as a market risk and propose using modern financial theory to model it

  • IAIS 2023: Ariizumi and Saporta talk ICS, AI and climate

    14 November 2023

    The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has seen a change at the top with Japan's Shigeru Ariizumi replacing Vicky Saporta as executive committee chair. The two gave an interview to Sarfraz Thind at the organisation's annual conference in Tokyo

  • Climate and sustainability rising star of the year award: Rebecca Lea

    10 November 2023

    Paul Walsh speaks to the ABI's senior policy adviser about her leadership on the climate agenda and the broadening scope of sustainability

  • Ten geopolitical risks to keep you awake at night

    09 November 2023

    Timothy Less from the University of Cambridge's Centre for Geopolitics outlined the shifting power balances and powder-keg disputes that actuaries should consider. Joshua Geer reports

  • Climate and sustainability champion of the year: Highly Commended, Ben Howarth, ABI

    09 November 2023

    Paul Walsh interviews Ben Howarth, chief sustainability officer at the Association of British Insurers, about shaping the UK's approach to sustainability and maintaining momentum on climate action

  • Climate and sustainability champion of the year: Alex Hindson, Crowe UK

    08 November 2023

    Joshua Geer interviews Alex Hindson about the current state of climate and sustainability in the insurance industry, and what firms should be doing to prepare