Improving the three lines of defence model

In the follow-up to his article on why the insurance industry needs a new risk governance model, Henry Essert describes how a risk function can better oversee a risk-taking business and deal with strategic threats more effectively


Chinese regulator revises rules on life insurance actuarial reporting

CBRIC also sets expectations of hiring chief actuaries


Axa's Christian Thimann joins Apollo-backed insurer

Christian Thimann, a leading figure in several sustainable finance initiatives, has joined an insurer backed by private equity giant Apollo


PIC appoints chief actuary from PwC

Dominic Veney replaces Jim Collins


Raj Singh: from CRO to insurtech investor

Standard Life's former chief risk officer talks to Christopher Cundy about his decision to join the ranks of the insurance disruptors and how his new venture – Kasko2Go – is facing up to the challenge


Uniqa chief takes top role at Insurance Europe

Andreas Brandstetter says industry "must evolve"


ABI appoints Direct Line risk head as its prudential committee chair

Laurence Townley will replace the outgoing David Innes in the role


Machines are making more decisions, but human value is important

Unipol's Avesani opens InsuranceERM's data conference with keynote speech


AIG hires Arch's Lyons as chief actuary, Arch appoints Morin as replacement

American International Group (AIG) has appointed Mark Lyons as senior vice president and chief actuary for general insurance.


Anbang's former chair sentenced to 18 years in jail

Wu Xiaohui guilty of fraud and embezzlement of insurer’s money