The 2011 film Contagion made for some pretty scary viewing as a virus spread across the world wiping out the population.
But is this purely fiction or could it become fact? That was one of the questions posed during a live webinar held last week by Post in association with the Chartered Insurance Institute's Future Risks Covered campaign.
As faster air travel continues to make the world a smaller place, the expert panel was asked which business classes could be affected, what insurers are doing to help risk managers mitigate a future pandemic, and whether the population will become more susceptible to disease as lifestyles and diets change.
Richard Waterer, UK and Ireland leader, Mark Risk Consulting
Elaine Heyworth, non-executive director, AIRMIC
Malcolm Hyde, executive director, the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters
Martin Dockrill, sssociate, JLT Speciality Ltd.
Moderator: Jonathan Swift, editor-in-chief, Post
A huge well done to all involved with organising our Remembrance Day event on Friday, including our Corporate Real Estate team. One of them, Ibrahim, took this incredible footage of poppies dropping as he (along with others) leaned (safely!) over the gantry to let them go. pic.twitter.com/pSbapkWBBR— Lloyd's (@LloydsofLondon) November 12, 2018
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