Modelling

Blog: Covid-19 is no Black Swan

Rather than focusing on hindsight and a fatalistic approach to risk, pursuing a more forward-looking, proactive strategy will improve resilience when, not if, the next crisis strikes, writes Hélène Galy, director of the Willis Research Network.

Future Focus 2030: The climate change podcast

It is the year 2030. The focus on climate change continued to gather momentum throughout the 2020s. But despite pressure to bring the date forward the UK government is still committed to helping reduce gas emission to net zero by 2050.

180 years: Hurricanes in history

PREMIUM: The insurance industry has suffered very large losses from natural disasters over the past two centuries and this still remains a problem today, with 409 natural catastrophe events totaling $232bn in losses in 2019. Post looks at some of the…

Interview: Pool Re CEO Julian Enoizi

Pool Re boss Julian Enoizi spoke to Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning about Pandemic Re, the Office for National Statistics change in the terrorism reinsurer’s classification and using its funds to pay for business interruption claims in the…

Analysis: Managing ‘unthinkable risks’

The insurance industry has become progressively familiar with the idea of ‘unthinkable risks’ in recent years as unpredicted and unprecedented losses, caused by both natural catastrophes and man-made events, have continued to happen

The evolution of risk modelling in insurance

Regulation might have helped to speed up the evolution of risk modelling but technology advances, especially cloud computing, are now taking this development to the next level. Edward Murray explores the benefits this is bringing and how insurance…

Rising Star: Fionn Cronin, Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions

While doing his masters in data science and analytics, Fionn Cronin's curiosity in modelling was sparked and he embarked on a career which has seen him become innovation lead and statistical modeller at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions in a short time.

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