Roundtables

Climate risk

The risk officer's view of climate change - part one

The risk officer's view of climate change - part one

Chief risk officers have played a major role in responding to climate change. But as climate risk becomes more embedded in insurers' operations, their role is evolving, as participants in this InsuranceERM roundtable discuss

The risk officer's view of climate change - part two

The risk officer's view of climate change - part two

Chief risk officers discuss the role they have played in establishing net-zero commitments, climate scenario testing and how they are incorporating climate risk into modelling, in this InsuranceERM roundtable

Operational resilience

Key challenges in ensuring operational resilience - part one

Key challenges in ensuring operational resilience - part one

UK insurers are facing tough new rules around ensuring their business is resilient to disruption. In part one this InsuranceERM/Crowe roundtable, experts discuss the regulations, the timescale for implementation, setting impact tolerances and working with suppliers

Key challenges in ensuring operational resilience - part two

Key challenges in ensuring operational resilience - part two

In part two of this InsuranceERM/Crowe roundtable, experts discuss how they engage their business and assign responsibility for the UK's new rules on operational resilience.

Internal models

Internal models: from the wings to centre stage

Internal models: from the wings to centre stage

Internal models have moved from being regulatory capital tools to become an essential part of decision-making. In part one of this InsuranceERM / Willis Towers Watson roundtable, participants explain what internal models have delivered, the importance of communication with the board and how models can cope with change

How to obtain maximum value from internal models

How to obtain maximum value from internal models

In part two of this InsuranceERM / Willis Towers Watson roundtable, participants discuss their approaches to model usage, their ambitions for the model of the future and ways to improve model efficiency.

Bermuda

The drivers behind Bermuda's thriving life re/insurance business

The drivers behind Bermuda's thriving life re/insurance business

Life re/insurance business from the US and Europe is being increasingly consolidated in Bermuda. In part one of this InsuranceERM / Aviva Investors roundtable, participants explain the drivers behind that growth, what makes Bermuda an attractive jurisdiction and the sources of capital for the sector

Managing assets in Bermuda's life re/insurance sector

Managing assets in Bermuda's life re/insurance sector

A competitive approach to managing assets is crucial for Bermudan life re/insurers. In part two of this InsuranceERM / Aviva Investors roundtable, participants discuss their approaches to asset management and the challenges around optimisation and accessing suitable investments

Physical Risks

Managing climate risk in underwriting and investing

Managing climate risk in underwriting and investing

Insurers have a great deal of experience modelling natural catastrophes and this expertise will be core to how the sector copes with climate change risk. But transferring the knowledge is not straightforward, and getting the right data to the right people remains a struggle, as participants discuss in part one of this two-part roundtable from InsuranceERM and DWS.

How to insure a warming world

How to insure a warming world

What effect will climate change have on the insurance industry, and what can insurers do to mitigate climate risk? Participants in part two of this roundtable from InsuranceERM and DWS discuss the strategic transformations that are needed, and the influence of voluntary and regulatory initiatives on this process