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FCA promotes Christopher Woolard to interim CEO

Woolard will replace Andrew Bailey who will become governor of the Bank of England in March

Scor appoints Chantal Bond as head of actuarial, Apac

Bond was highly commended in last year's InsuranceERM awards

Chaucer promotes James Wright to chief risk officer

Wright succeeds Penny Shaw who will leave Chaucer Group

AAE publishes paper on professional judgement by actuaries

The paper includes a self-assessment questionnaire to help actuaries

Pool Re's terrorism knowledge hub appoints risk chief

Chris Medhurst-Cocksworth has previously held positions in the British armed forces and Marsh

KPMG names new Asia Pacific insurance head

Erik Bleekrode will take up role based in Hong Kong

Jon Hancock to step down from Lloyd's

Performance management director to exit this year

EY recruits Eamon McGinnity for UK insurance risk team

He previously worked at KPMG and RBS Insurance

RenRe's Edward Mishambi to chair Abir's policy committee

Hamilton's Gemma Carreiro becomes deputy chair

Analysis

Zurich's Peter Giger: denser regulation is creating more pressure

Peter Giger began his third spell with Zurich last September after taking over as its group chief risk officer (CRO). He talks to Paul Walsh about the regulatory pressures the Swiss insurer is facing, and the differences between his current and previous roles

Flood, climate, capital: NAIC president Ray Farmer's agenda for 2020

Ray Farmer is the new president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. In this Q&A with Sarfraz Thind, he talks about flood coverage, international regulation and how he intends to raise climate awareness

Politics and sluggish innovation become bugbears for risk chiefs

InsuranceERM surveyed eight senior risk officers to assess the highs and lows of 2019 as well as what they are hoping for in the next 12 months. Paul Walsh examines the key findings

Making scenario planning meaningful, effective and manageable

An expert panel at InsuranceERM's Regulation & Risk Management conference on 3 December in London shared their advice on stress and scenario planning, an activity that has become increasingly important for risk teams as they play a greater role in business strategy

Zurich's Eugenie Molyneux: diversity is key for today's CROs

Eugenie Molyneux, chief risk officer for commercial insurance at Zurich, tells Cintia Cheong about the firm's approach to climate change and why diversity is important for the modern risk manager.

Eiopa's Gabriel Bernardino: climate disclosures will become mandatory

Gabriel Bernardino, chair of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) joined InsuranceERM's Insurance Risk and Capital EMEA conference earlier this month. In a Q&A with Christopher Cundy, he answered questions about climate change, the Solvency II review and conduct risk