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The long-term impacts of 2017's natural catastrophes

Following the devastation caused by hurricanes and wildfires last year, Paul Walsh asks the industry what the lessons are for insurers and risk modellers

Zurich's Alison Martin: economic risk should be higher up the agenda

Following the publication of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, Christopher Cundy spoke with Zurich’s chief risk officer Alison Martin to discuss the findings and reflect on the implications for risk managers

The difficulties of modelling climate change risks

Incorporating climate change into underwriting and investment decisions is a tricky task that requires more research, finds Nick Roumpis

Finalists announced for InsuranceERM Awards

See which companies, teams and individuals have made the shortlist for this year’s awards for risk and capital management

Hurricane loss estimates: clawing for credibility

Cat modellers’ loss estimates following this year’s major hurricanes were surprisingly far apart. Christopher Cundy asks if the sector is doing the right thing

Unipol's Renzo Avesani: balancing risk and innovation

Renzo Avesani holds the positions of chief risk officer and chief innovation officer at Unipol – a unique combination at such a large insurer. He tells Cintia Cheong about the firm’s latest initiatives and how it is adapting to life under Solvency II