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FRC investigates gender imbalance among UK actuaries

Comes as the IFoA is working on initiatives to improve diversity and inclusion

Global Atlantic appoints Julie McDonald as Bermuda risk chief

She previously held roles at PartnerRe and KPMG

AIG sacks interim CFO Mark Lyons

Lyons was also serving as global chief actuary and head of portfolio management

L&G chief Nigel Wilson to retire

Wilson has served as CEO of the UK life insurer and asset manager since 2012

Penny James steps down as Direct Line CEO

Jon Greenwood will take over as acting CEO

Scor replaces CEO Rousseau with Swiss Re's Léger

Another twist in the French reinsurer's succession plan

SOA's actuarial training "discourages innovation and creativity"

Surveyed actuaries said the qualification process "breeds a singular type of actuary"

Great-West Lifeco names Dervla Tomlin as CRO

She succeeds Graham Bird who is retiring in April this year

Massive repricing for motor and cat inflation is needed, says Allianz's CEO

Oliver Bäte says climate-related catastrophes are "a fact of life"

Video: Chika Aghadiuno on the issues with talent management

Chika Aghadiuno, non-executive director at The MDU, shares her view on the current issues with talent management

Ex-Allianz CRO Kathrin Anne Meier explains how to master corporate life

Meier's new book shares practical tips for delivering serenity and success at work

Video: Lloyd's CRO David Sansom on geopolitical events impacting the risk agenda

David Sansom shares his view on how the current geopolitical tensions

Analysis

Ireland's insurance regulator talks Solvency II divergence and going green

Domhnall Cullinan, director of insurance supervision at the Central Bank of Ireland, speaks to Ronan McCaughey about the biggest risks and regulatory challenges facing the sector in 2023

Geopolitical risk skyrockets to the top of the agenda

Rising geopolitical tensions have been firmly cemented on insurers' risk management radars, the InsuranceERM end-of-year survey revealed. Paul Walsh reports

Championing the UK Black Actuaries Network

The key people behind the launch of the UK Black Actuaries Network - Chika Aghadiuno and Mudi Ugono - tell Ronan McCaughey about the aims and aspirations for the initiative and why it is so crucial

Covid and Great Resignation 'popped the lid' on people risk

US insurance experts at the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas conference explained how Covid-19 has led insurers to up their game as people risk challenges begin to bite. Paul Walsh reports

Six ways insurers can make DE&I real and relevant

US insurance experts at the Insurance Risk & Capital Americas conference explained how they are fostering diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) within the industry, and ways to build momentum. Ronan McCaughey writes

A risk manager's perspective on consumer duty

With regulators putting a tighter focus on insurers' duty towards their customers, Michael Tripp discusses the questions that risk managers should be asking of the business