Gen Re's Jules Constantinou: technology can make insurance more meaningful

Jules Constantinou, regional manager for life and health at GenRe UK and Ireland, and president-elect of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, vows to make insurance more meaningful to society. He tells Cintia Cheong how technology can help achieve that


Austerity lowering UK life expectancy says IFoA report

Trend not seen in US and Canada as social policies took different route


Regulators muscle in on risk maturity assessments

Internal programmes may have to serve two masters


Gen Re actuary to become IFoA president in 2018

Jules Constantinou will replace Marjorie Ngwenya


Axa joins others in assuming 1% Ogden rate

Actuaries widely assuming 1% to 1.5% range


Hiscox hires chief actuary

Helen Cooper joins from KPMG


TSC hearing: gaining equivalence a priority for UK Solvency II reforms

Single market access now off the cards after May speech


UK industry chiefs convene to discuss post-Brexit regulation

Insurers, IFoA, Lloyd's and ABI called to give evidence about Solvency II


Solvency II can be fixed without Brexit, say UK insurers

Responses to Treasury Select Committee inquiry avoid criticising EU


Actuaries call for improved Solvency II transitional reset methodology

When and how to recalculate the transitional measure on technical provisions has proved one of the trickiest aspects of the Solvency II regime for UK insurers. Actuaries argue the PRA will need to refine the methodology if firms are to take a more meaningful benefit. Callum Tanner reports