Senior Reporter, Post
Harry is a senior reporter for Insurance Post covering the London market, corporate lines and risk management.
He joined Insurance Post in 2018 and won the British Insurance Brokers’ Association most promising newcomer award in 2019.
Adverse weather drove RSA’s personal lines business to an underwriting loss in 2022, with freezing winter temperatures and dry summer conditions pushing its full-year combined ratio to 106.2%.
Retiring Andrew Brooks is succeeded by Ascot's group president Jonathan Zaffino as CEO with immediate effect.
The trade union Unite has written to Financial Conduct Authority CEO Nikhil Rathi to warn the regulator that widespread anger over pay has led to more than half of staff looking to leave their jobs.
Dozens of NFU Mutual policyholders have had complaints over missing cover for Covid-related booking cancellations upheld, Insurance Post can reveal.
Chris Gillighan, the managing director of Somerset Bridge’s managing general agent and Southern Rock’s in-house insurer, is understood to have left both businesses.
The Financial Conduct Authority has said that some firms’ Consumer Duty plans suggest they are “over-confident that their existing policies and processes will be adequate” following a review of the largest in-scope businesses.
Jason Harris, CEO of QBE International, sits down with Insurance Post to discuss leveraging internal talent, supporting businesses transitioning to net zero and the challenges insurers face in an uncertain world.
Fidelis has been permitted to join a $3.5bn lawsuit brought by the world’s largest aircraft leasing company Aercap as a third defendant, despite objections from fellow insurer AIG.
Three years on from the onset of the spread of Covid-19 around the world, insurers continue to face fresh business interruption claims that run into the tens of millions.
The main theme of feedback to a recent review of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme was the importance of firms improving their conduct to reduce the frequency at which the scheme is called into action, the Financial Conduct Authority has said.
Insurers will need to be agile in the face of late discussions over January reinsurance renewals, QBE international CEO Jason Harris has said.
Lloyd's syndicates may need to revise plans as they grapple with unprecedented circumstances, says Tiernan
Many Lloyd’s syndicates may need to resubmit their business plans for 2023 in the New Year as they grapple with a set of market circumstances that are “without recent precedent”, Lloyd’s chief of markets Patrick Tiernan has said.
Court to hear ‘at the premises’ Covid BI arguments from Pizza Express, Excel London and ten insurers in April
Insurers and policyholders are set to exchange arguments on contentious ‘at the premises’ business interruption clauses during a series of expedited hearings in April.
CFC Underwriting’s chief underwriting officer Andy Holmes has voiced frustration with capital providers’ overlooking a “long-term opportunity in cyber” in favour of the natural catastrophe reinsurance market.
Cyber analysts have reported seeing both the number of significant cyber attacks and the value extracted through ransomware attacks fall this year.
CFC Underwriting has proposed setting up an independent body to categorise the severity of cyber events, claiming it would enable insurers to tackle systemic risk and pave the way for a cyber catastrophe risk market.
Exclusive: BGL Insurance and Covéa have launched Nutshell, a motor insurance joint venture targeting 25 to 45-year-olds.
Negligence claims relating to Covid delays to cancer care are likely to increase in the next two years, law firm RPC has warned.
The accelerating scale-up of global offshore wind projects presents challenges for insurers seeking to stay abreast of supply chains and new technologies, underwriters have said.
Parties in three business interruption disputes have been given the green light to appeal the findings of judgments handed down last month in relation to issues including the deduction of furlough payments and the aggregation of losses.
Airmic tips parametrics for key role as members label traditional policies' nat cat coverage inadequate
Over three quarters of corporate insurance buyers think that traditional property damage and business interruption policies do not adequately cover natural perils, according to a survey by Airmic.
After three major decisions were handed down in high-profile business interruption claims cases, Harry Curtis looks at those rulings, and asks what repercussions they could have for insurers and policyholders.