Intelligence: Is drone insurance a market that is still waiting to take off?

Drone in flight over city

Four years on from a drone incident at Gatwick Airport, Martin Friel investigates whether the use of unmanned air vehicles has exploded as predicted and the opportunities this could open up for the insurance sector.

Drones have long promised to transform our lives. Amazon has said it will use them to deliver goods directly to our door; they will replace earth-bound, human-driven taxis, and they will completely

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Insurers face margin crush unless premiums are hiked

Data analysis: A sustainable margin recovery looks increasingly challenging for insurers with premiums needing to increase in real terms to prevent any erosion after a tripling of costs to 10.9% of premiums last year from 3.5% in 2022.

Jason Harris, QBE

Having spent a quarter of a century working in insurance, Jason Harris, who joined QBE as chief executive for international in October 2020, is a familiar face in the sector.

Adrian Cox, Beazley

Last, but certainly not least, to make it onto this year’s Insurance Post Power List is Adrian Cox, CEO of Beazley.

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