Sun Capital and ex-Aviva CEO Mark Wilson are targeting a share of the £16bn UK motor insurance market with venture Abacai, building on Complete Cover Group.
Having worked at RSA for more than two decades, commercial managing director Rob Gibbs has certainly seen his fair share of the business, both in the UK and overseas. He speaks to Jonathan Swift about his latest challenge, navigating a newly combined…
FCA calls for even more progress from insurers as number of vulnerable customers reaches 27.7 million
The Financial Conduct Authority has revealed there was a 15% increase in the number of customers with vulnerable characteristics between March and October last year.
London Market Group CEO Clare Lebecq will be stepping down at the end of April to become group chief operating officer at Miles Smith-owner Specialist Risk Group.
After drawn-out consultations financial regulators will soon lay out what they expect from firms in terms of operational resilience. Harry Curtis investigates.
After getting to grips with a new hobby in the nearby River Tees during lockdown, Ben McBean, an assistant claims manager in QBE's special investigations unit, completed a marathon swim in the Lake District last summer.
Post has compiled a list of the 100 highest profile people working at the top for UK general insurers, Lloyd’s vehicles, international insurers with a UK presence, regulators, trade bodies and markets based on how long they have been in the hot seat.
After more than four decades spent in underwriting and broking, Rob Brown chose to try his hand at insurance services as group CEO at Charles Taylor last year. He talks to Jonathan Swift about why, given the bountiful opportunities the PE-backed firm has…
Former interim CEO of the Financial Conduct Authority Chris Woolard will join EY this April to lead its Europe, Middle East, India and Africa financial services regulatory capabilities and chair the EY global financial services regulatory network, the…
Broker Be Wiser is consulting with its 280 staff on a business reorganisation programme, with some job losses expected.
Neil Robertson, formerly Axa XL CEO, global specialty, is to join Canopius as deputy CEO ahead of becoming CEO in due course.
Having joined Arc Legal's claims team in 2018, Saskia Sturges has since mentored new team members and gained Chartered Insurance Institute accreditation in December.
With environmental concerns front and centre for consumers when making their buying decisions Richard Pash, UK chief customer officer for Zurich, argues that the insurance industry needs to understand the issues and deliver relevant, specific and…
Cytora has added Kelly Lyles former CEO of client and country management at Axa XL to its advisory board.
Charity contributions, championing cricket and continuing challenges
Zurich has named Penny Seach as chief underwriting officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa moving across from CEO of general insurance for Zurich Hong Kong.
The traditional school ‘Class of 2020’ had a tough year – my son proudly wears his year six leavers’ hoody but thanks to Covid-19 he never got to sit his SATS or say goodbye to class mates.
Matthew Donaldson, former CEO of BGL, has joined Three Rock Group as chairman.
Garret Gaughan, head of the global markets property and casualty hub at Willis Towers Watson, analyses the challenges around reputational risk and the growing focus by businesses on the potential pitfalls and actions needed.
Robert Kuchinski, deputy chairman of the International Underwriting Association and head of commercial insurance at Zurich UK, has been elected as the new chairman replacing Patrick Tiernan who will be leaving Aviva to become chief of markets at Lloyd’s.
Axa XL has named Michael Colao as global chief underwriting officer, cyber, reporting to the recently promoted global CUO for financial lines, Libby Benet.
The Worshipful Company of Insurers has called on the industry to donate the money and equipment needed to supply 10,000 computers to schools so that all children can access online learning.
MS Amlin Underwriting has appointed Vishal Desai as chief risk officer joining from the Bank of England where he holds the role of acting head of division general insurance risk specialists & chief actuary.
Zurich UK chief claims officer David Nichols considers the impact of weather-related claims on mental health, and what insurers, government and public bodies must do to help.