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Beazley names new CEO as Andrew Horton joins QBE

Horton is not expected to take up his new role until 1 September

COMMENT: Obrigado, Gabriel

Christopher Cundy shares his thoughts on the end of Gabriel Bernardino's term at Eiopa

People moves: Zurich North America, Aon, Willis Towers Watson

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest risk and capital appointments in the insurance industry

The winners are revealed in InsuranceERM's 2021 Awards

The awards recognise the best in the UK and Europe's insurance risk management sector

UK insurers make marginal progress on gender balance at board level

CROs give their views on what's needed to achieve diversity

People moves: NN Group, Prudential, Sompo Group

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest risk and board appointments in the insurance industry

People moves: Pacific Life Re, Argo, PIC

InsuranceERM rounds up risk and capital appointments in the insurance industry

People moves: Scor; Hiscox; Gossmann & Cie

InsuranceERM rounds up major appointments in the insurance industry

Generali promotes Giancarlo Fancel to group CRO

Frederic de Courtois departs as part of major management shake-up

Analysis

The actuaries who changed the conversation on Covid

The Covid-19 Actuaries Response Group won the Judges' award for contribution to the industry in the InsuranceERM 2021 UK & Europe awards. Christopher Cundy speaks to the protagonists about their collaborative project and the impact it's had on society

Catherine Drummond: black swans are more common than people think

Catherine Drummond, InsuranceERM's young actuarial and risk professional of the year, explains to Paul Walsh what is needed to succeed in a risk role, how the function has evolved and her push for diversity and inclusion within the industry

Aurore Lecanon: the CRO of the year driving risk management change

Chief risk officer of the year in InsuranceERM's 2021 awards, Aurore Lecanon, tells Ronan McCaughey how and why she successfully modernised Prudential International Assurance's risk function. She also discusses Brexit's impact

The new risks emerging from remote working

The long-term effects of relocating staff from offices to their homes, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, are beginning to be understood. Risk managers have been satisfied in some respects, but deep concerns about staff wellbeing and the impacts on culture remain. Christopher Cundy reports

The politics of pandemics

Combatting the next pandemic will take a lot more than vaccines, according to Frank Schiller, a board member of Germany's actuarial association. To cover the risk, insurers will need a deft understanding and the ability to work closely with the political world, as Schiller explains to David Walker

Covid-19 mitigation in the US: compliance drops, virus rages

In a follow-up to his article on applying ERM expertise to limit the spread of Covid-19, Dave Ingram reports on adherence to mitigation requirements in November, including for the key Thanksgiving holiday