After a year of being Allianz Cornhill chief executive, Andrew Torrance tells Jonathan Swift of his optimism about Financial Services Authority regulation, the rating environment and offshoring to India
Cadogan Insurance Services and Deacon Insurance Services merge today to create a new property broking giant. Cadogan chairman David Oatley tells Jonathan Swift this was a mutual decision driven by a desire to drive both companies forward
Charting the successes of GE ERC - how has chairman, president and chief executive Ron Pressman changed the fortunes of the international (re)insurance company?
Garry Fearn, chief executive of MMA Insurance, says the demise of the broker sector has been greatly exaggerated. Indeed the broker-only insurer has just reported record results. Jonathan Swift explains
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In the run-up to the forthcoming Acord/Loma conference in Las Vegas, Greg Maciag shares his views about the progress of standards in operation in the insurance industry
Since joining GE ERC, Samira Barakat has campaigned for a 'risk analytics powerhouse' and as she explains, the key is a multi-disciplined approach
In the run up to his expected election as president of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, Andy King talks to Anthony Gould about his priorities for the year ahead
As underwriting director for QBE-owned Limit, Peter Grove has seen the company and the market develop, but the core principles of underwriting remain the same, he says
Arab Insurance Group has had a turbulent time since its initial public offering in 1997 but chief executive Udo Krueger is now confident about both the company and the Middle East market
QBE has finally dropped the Iron Trades brand name as part of its bid to grow long-tail business and, ultimately, its profits. Steven Price, general manager of QBE's major risks division, talks to Anthony Gould about this and his other plans to boost…
Brit is currently taking the industry by storm, but is it in danger of overexpansion following its recent shake-up? Marcus Alcock talks to Neil Eckert, chief executive of the group, about the company's plans going forward.
AIG's Christian Milton gives Reinsurance an insight into his thinking about reinsurance buying, in a capital depleted environment
Chubb's decision to pull out of the European high net worth market this year was difficult but necessary. Chris Giles, Chubb Europe president and chief executive, instigated the move. Here he tells Jonathan Swift the reasoning behind it and his other…
Tasked with the job of investing £70m of Hiscox money in insurance companies, Alec Foster, fund manager of the insurers' portfolio fund, is upbeat about the current insurance sector cycle. Mira Butterworth discovers how he makes the most of the…
Richard Austen is confident of the benefits that Arthur J Gallagher can bring to the Singapore reinsurance market
Behind the scenes at St Paul International - Martin Hudson gives a reinsurance buyer's view on the market, and says reinsurers need to remain connected to insurers' concerns
Former CEO of Lloyd’s, Richard Ward joined Cunningham Lindsey as executive chairman in June 2014. He talks about and the challenges faced by loss adjusters during a difficult and uncertain landscape.