Hiscox lambasts Brussels' bureaucrats and FSA

Robert Hiscox says the UK insurance industry is being "suffocated by the infliction of exaggerated standards on a pretty healthy industry," and he pleads for a Bank of England deputy governor to be responsible for insurance. Lorna Davies reports


Tim Harris becomes Torus group CFO

Joins from Aviva


Zurich's ERM: setting the tone from the top

Zurich's aim of embedding enterprise risk management into the fabric of the company is perhaps exemplified by having its CRO, Axel Lehmann, report to the CEO and the board's risk committee. Lehmann explains the company's risk framework to Lorna Davies


Milliman hires Dunn from KPMG

She will lead the strategy consulting expansion in UK


BMA updates supervision structure

Authority appoints Shanna Lespere as international affairs director


RAA elects 2012-2013 board

Aspen CEO is chair of the US association


Endurance appoints new CRO

Campbell was previously head of specialty treaty reinsurance


Alterra appoints reinsurance leads

Adam Mullan is now global reinsurance CEO


Friends Life appoints CRO

Harris will report to CEO


Hurricane models shouldn't need "dramatic updates"

Not if your model represents "the full spectrum of potential future catastrophe experience", including extreme and rare events, says Ming Lee, president and CEO of AIR Worldwide. But he admits there's more uncertainty in earthquake models in this interview with InsuranceERM