Archive

  • Quantum computing in insurance

    10 October 2023

    The emergence of super-powerful computing technologies creates opportunities and risks for insurers, as Vidyut Navelkar, Sridhar CV and Felix Schachter explore

  • The risk manager's view on AI

    12 September 2023

    Artificial intelligence (AI) has taken the world by storm this year - but seasoned insurance risk experts are wary of the hype and stress the need for governance in managing the technology's risks and ethical challenges. Ronan McCaughey reports

  • Canopius's Sheldon Lacy: risk functions connect the dots, so the business can thrive

    21 August 2023

    The speciality re/insurer's CRO discusses with Ronan McCaughey how a structured programme of transformation has impacted the risk function, and how it's making progress on climate risk and DEI

  • Data and AI: insurer and regulator go tête à tête

    03 August 2023

    On a panel discussion at Insurance Europe's conference, Eiopa's Petra Hielkema and Alm. Brand's Anne Mette Toftegaard debated consumer trust, data, AI and the regulation that weaves them together, as Joshua Geer reports

  • Quantum computing and AI power actuarial modelling breakthroughs

    28 July 2023

    When identifying, analysing and pricing risk, non-life actuaries are finding classical approaches just don't cut it. Artificial intelligence, quantum computing and novel data sources are showing the way forward, as David Walker reports

  • Insuring AI

    24 July 2023

    To its knowledge, Munich Re was the first insurer in the world to start insuring artificial intelligence risk. Iris Devriese speaks to Sarfraz Thind about how the business developed and the impact of Generative AI

  • Prudential Financial's CRO discusses interest rates, AI and climate risk

    02 June 2023

    Meyrick Douglas has contended with banking stress in the US, rising interest rates, edgy markets and ChatGPT since becoming Prudential Financial's chief risk officer in November 2022. He sits down with Ronan McCaughey to discuss. Additional reporting by Paul Walsh

  • "Exciting and scary": the insurance regulator's view on AI

    18 May 2023

    What does the proliferation of AI technology mean for a cautious industry like insurance? And how can regulators police this potentially limitless technology? The chair of the NAIC's innovation group, Kathleen Birrane, talks about the challenge with Sarfraz Thind

  • Will AI grow or shrink the insurance market?

    08 May 2023

    Artificial intelligence (AI) offers the opportunity for insurers to cover more risks at a reasonable price, but it also threatens insurability, as Esko Kivisaari discusses with Christopher Cundy

  • AI and bank failures among top concerns for North American CROs

    04 May 2023

    The use of artificial intelligence, implications from banking collapses and people risk concerns lingering are high on the agenda of four chief risk officers, as Paul Walsh reports