Esure Group names Helen Cooper as CRO

She will drive enterprise risk management and support the insurer's digitalisation drive


CROs "moving beyond the silos" for future risk management

European and North American CROs discussed future risk modelling trends during a recent roundtable


FCA pricing rules hit Direct Line in Q1

The insurer said motor and home pricing were not keeping up with claims inflation


Direct Line records 11.4% rise in annual operating profit

Some Covid-19 factors normalised in 2021 while the insurer also reduced its costs


CROs share their top concerns for 2022

InsuranceERM's year-end poll of risk management experts found a myriad of risks on their radar for 2022 - with cyber security and inflation standing out as dominant themes. Ronan McCaughey reports


Aurore Lecanon: Meeting people face to face is irreplaceable

Direct Line's chief risk officer reviews the key ERM developments of 2021 and her outlook for 2022


Direct Line sees break in the clouds of regulatory reform

A revamp of underwriting systems is aiding preparations for new pricing rules


Direct Line chief focuses 25% of time on climate risk

Penny James warned the issue is no longer a side show


Aurore Lecanon to succeed Jose Vazquez as Direct Line's CRO

Lecanon, an InsuranceERM award winner, is due to start her new role later this year