Team and Culture

June 8, 2024

Lacking good solutions, $25 billion of Marsh clients’ premium is going to captives. Hey! Steel City Re's insurance is made for complex risk!

Captives are a solution to the lack of innovation. Martin South, president and chief executive officer, Marsh, was being interview by Penny Randall Seach, group chief underwriting officer, Zurich Insurance Company in a Global CEO fireside discussion at AIRMIC called ‘Global forces driving change: a future outlook’ Because the industry is not offering products that address clients’s needs as risks evolve, “some $25 billion of Marsh clients’ premium is now being retained using this form of risk transfer.“ In other news, insurer AXA is reorganizing US operations. Layoffs are expected. Meanwhile, Steel City Re has on offer a remarkably innovative original outcome-based solution to the most complex risk of all. It is a solution insureds have wanted since 2005, and it is backed today by Tokio Marine Kiln.

May 30, 2024

Synthetic Data Key to Future Success

Synthetic data is the cool “AI” way of saying “insuring to model,” which is the essence of parametric insurance. In the worldview of Earnix, actuarial modeling will be based on models generated by AI, rather than on actual experience. Shocking? Parametric insurance products that have struggled to gain acceptance. Perhaps the AI marketing spin will make ensure parametrics look as cool as they really are?

May 29, 2024

Reputation risk emerges from choice. Choice can be influenced through determinants of human behavior: individual and social-structural.

Reputation risk emerges from a sea of choice. Choice can be influenced. “What was effective at an individual level was targeting habits (helping people to stop or start a behavior), behavioral attitudes (having people associate certain behaviors as being “good” or “bad”), and behavioral skills (having people learn how to remove obstacles to their behavior). […Socially, ] What was most effective was focusing on targeting access (like providing flu vaccinations at work) or social support (facilitating groups of people who help one another to meet their physical activity goals).”