Can actuaries rise to the corporate challenge?

Actuaries are being given the chance to play a central role in the running of insurance businesses. Do they have the right skills and will they seize their opportunities? Jessica Baylis reports.


Prudential recruits Le Maire as permanent CRO

He will replace the interim CRO and report to the CEO


Internal models "indispensable for managing the business"

The CRO Forum lays out seven core principles for the models


Willis Research Network seminar postponed

Becomes a victim of the pandemic risk alert


How low interest rates hit the non-life sector

Pressure on pricing and profitability is the result


Lloyd's finally gears up for Solvency II

It's full steam ahead to implementation of Solvency II in 2012 but questions remain about how this will affect the special status of Lloyd's of London. Helen Yates reports.


Beware the "sunny day" approach to ERM

Boards should question risk management reports based solely on a recent benign environment, argues Dave Ingram of Willis Re


Actuaries aim for global ERM qualification

A new global examination is being developed to equip actuaries to take on senior risk management roles "" and not just in insurance. Jessica Baylis reports.


Why Axa's Menioux needs a global perspective on ERM

Axa has a presence in over 56 countries and a unique set of risks. But its strong ERM structure has helped it through the global financial crisis. Sarfraz Thind talks to CRO Jean-Christophe Menioux.


Many insurers lack comprehensive picture of their risk

The industry has failed to invest in tracking all its exposures and their interdependencies, EIU survey finds