Digital algorithmically-driven Lloyd’s of London syndicate Ki has appointed Dan Hearsum as managing director joining from Marsh JLT Specialty where he was head of placement for the specialty business in the UK.
Virtual Roundtable: Has Covid-19 helped speed up the digitalisation of insurance customer communications?’
Post gathered a group of experts together for an interactive digital roundtable at which we discussed how insurers and their partners can maximise satisfaction, despite policyholders being in lockdown; and build long-standing relationships that will…
Tara Parchment joined Brit to head up its private client offering in November 2018, after 22 years at Chubb. She spoke to Post about plans for the Private Clients offering, how it will meet the changing customer needs and how the current pandemic is…
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 18: Brit's James Birch on digital Lloyd's start-up Ki's plan to be a top 10 syndicate by 2025
Ki, the new standalone algorithmically-driven digital Lloyd’s syndicate launched by Brit Insurance in collaboration with technology giant Google, aims to be a top ten player in terms of capacity by 2025.
RSA has appointed Ardonagh’s Paul Dilley as UK and international chief underwriting officer replacing Adrian Sweeney who is emigrating to New Zealand.
Insurers’ gender pay gaps narrowed marginally in 2019, with the difference between the median and mean pay of women and men shrinking by 0.94% and 1.46% respectively among a sample of top insurers collated by Post.
A mandate issued by Lloyd’s of London with the aim of tackling the issue of insurers’ exposure to silent cyber coverage has led to questions over how some cyber-related risks will be underwritten in future.
Analysis: The expansion of the global space market: What opportunities does this present to insurers?
It is 55 years since underwriters at Lloyd’s penned the first space insurance policy, covering the Intelsat I ‘Early Bird’ satellite. Today there are more than 2000 active satellites orbiting the planet and the accelerating commercialisation of space is…
It is now five years since I did my first ever 'Insurtechs to Watch Blog', when in 2016 I included Brolly, Digital Risks, Trov and Wrisk.
A non-profit seeking to draw up open industry data-sharing standards to address the climate crisis has launched with £1m funding and a consortium of partners that includes Aon and Brit.
The insurance industry is facing a huge skills shortage, with employers struggling to find ways to attract and retain top talent
Few disagree that the industry needs to innovate, but blue sky thinking is quickly clouded by conundrums around outsourcing, unwieldy legacy systems and the short-term need to turn a profit
With the increasing use of machine-learning models, the data being inputted into these models raises a number of ethical questions, but how are insurers addressing these potential issues?
A consortium of 18 Lloyd’s syndicates has announced a $25m-capacity-per-risk space insurance product that seeks to capitalise on a predicted tripling of the size of global space market by 2040.
The political risk map of Europe is being changed by a toxic combination of uncertainty — both political and economic, populism, geopolitical changes, political violence and technological advances
Mike Wilson, the former head of Lloyd’s Policy Signing Office in Kent has died.
Aspen has cut loose its UK SME managing general agent, with 111 jobs on the line as a result.
Insurance is only really tested at the point of claim and over the past 25 years the British Insurance Awards have celebrated the industry’s efforts to return the customer to where they were before the claim. Since 2003 major loss has been a standalone…
A changing risk landscape is creating new challenges for SMEs and those tasked with providing the sector with insurance. But SMEs need to evolve as newer risks such as cyber attacks and data protection – along with the raft of uncertainties around Brexit…
Aspen’s chairman Glyn Jones and group CEO Chris O’Kane have stepped down, with the completion of Apollo’s acquisition of the Lloyd’s insurer.
The chair of underwriting agency Iprism has vowed that it will never work with unrated capacity again having only just got its house in order after the collapse of former partner Gable in 2016.
As whiplash legislation speeds through parliament, claims management companies have increasingly been looking into other avenues to keep the coffers full and cavity wall insulation claims have spiked. CMCs may be the industry’s own bugbear, but this…
Covéa Insurance’s commercial lines and high net worth director, Simon Cooter will step down next year.
Brit executive chairman Mark Cloutier is leaving the Lloyd’s insurer, to become CEO and chairman of Aspen