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Models Capital, Risk, Economic Scenario Generators

Analysis

NN's Jan-Hendrik Erasmus: "the key issue is how to embrace technology"

NN Group’s chief risk officer discusses with David Walker how the Dutch insurer is positioned for M&A, why Solvency II does not need to change, longevity risk hedging and today’s technology and cyber challenges

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

Innovative risk modelling key to tackling emerging technology risks

The World Economic Forum has called for urgent innovation in risk modelling and said rapid global collaboration is crucial to dealing with the risks from new technology. David Walker reports

Where next for economic scenario generators?

Insurers have for decades relied on economic scenario generators (ESGs) in their risk modelling, asset management and business steering. Christopher Cundy investigates what the next big developments might be in this important piece of modelling software

The biggest barrier to actuarial system improvement is... actuaries?

As insurers prepare for another round of system adaptation and process review with the introduction of IFRS 17, Andries Beukes shares his experience in modernising actuarial systems and discusses what role actuaries have in the success – and failure – of transformation projects

Sourcing data for cyber risk management

Insurers crave data to better write cyber risk policies and understand their risk accumulation, but getting hold of it is a tough assignment. Cintia Cheong reports