All Interview articles – Page 11

  • Matthew Cannock

    Markel’s marine man at home in Asia’s risky waters


    ‘No region has a franchise on genius when it comes to risk management’, says Matthew Cannock

  • Dane Douetil, BMS
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    Interview: Dane Douetil, chief executive, BMS


    The new chief executive of BMS has had a varied insurance career in differing guises and harbours high ambitions for his business

  • Chris Garrod

    The facts behind the unstoppable rise of ILS


    Conyers Dill and Pearman Bermuda insurance practice head Chris Garrod on the future of convergence

  • Craig Cannonier

    Q&A: Bermuda's premier Craig Cannonier and finance minister Bob Richards


    Bermuda’s premier and finance minister talk to GR about the first year of being in power, convincing reinsurers to move back to the island, and being made a scapegoat by G20 nations

  • George Kabban, UIB
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    Q&A: George Kabban, UIB


    UIB’s Middle East chief explains why a unified charter for standards in the MENA region will get rid of ‘cowboy’ brokers

  • Michel Lies

    Interview: Swiss Re chief executive Michel Liès


    Michel Liès is an uncharacteristically optimistic chief executive, partly because his business is in its strongest form in years, partly because he sees opportunities amid the gloom

  • Johannes Martin Hartman
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    Q&A: Johannes Martin Hartmann, VIG Re


    VIG Re chairman Johannes Martin Hartmann lays out his plans for the company’s future and why Central and Eastern Europe still provides rich pickings for (re)insurance businesses

  • Mark Harrington, Barbican

    Q&A: Mark Harrington, Barbican


    Barbican’s chief underwriting officer discusses challenges facing the reinsurance market, including the growing convergence with the capital markets, and why it is a good time to be part of the Lloyd’s franchise.

  • Chris O'Kane

    Q&A: Chris O'Kane, Aspen


    Aspen’s chief executive discusses the business’s work in developing countries, its treatment of capital markets and its hopes for renewed growth in the US

  • Ulrich Wallin
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    Profile: Ulrich Wallin, Hannover Re


    Tighter control on investment and catastrophe underwriting has helped Hannover Re weather the economic storm, says its chief executive Ulrich Wallin

  • Paul Traynor, BNY Mellon
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    Q&A: Paul Traynor, BNY Mellon


    From the eurozone crisis to global catastrophe, BNY Mellon’s head of EMEA insurance services discusses the challenges facing the international insurance sector this year and how businesses can manage their risk exposure while turning a profit

  • Richard Anson, Antares

    Q&A: Richard Anson, Antares


    Antares head of ceded reinsurance Richard Anson tells GR his focus and strategies for dealing with the current economic climate, alternative reinsurance structures, and what he expects from brokers

  • Michael Casella, Chubb Europe
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    Profile: Michael Casella, Chubb Europe


    Being voted number one by brokers is a vote of confidence for Chubb Europe’s Michael Casella, who sees niche opportunities as the way ahead for the company

  • Thomas Blunck, Munich Re
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    Q&A: Thomas Blunck, Munich Re


    Reinsurers bore the brunt of the widespread US droughts of 2012, with Munich Re being one of the worst hit. GR spoke to Munich Re board member Thomas Blunck about the effect of the drought and other key issues facing the industry

  • Toby Esser, Cooper Gay
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    Video Q&A: Toby Esser, Cooper Gay


    Last year, global wholesale and reinsurance broker Cooper Gay Swett Crawford received a significant private equity boost, putting chief executive Toby Esser in a strong position to make strategic investments. He talks to GR about its prospects, both local and global

  • Jeremy Brazil, Markel

    Video Q&A: Jeremy Brazil, Markel


    Markel’s President Jeremy Brazil tells GR about the company’s strategy, the Alterra deal, and which trends he will be following this year

  • Alastair Speare-Cole
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    Profile: Alastair Speare-Cole


    JLT Re’s chief executive tells Alex Wright how he abandoned his plans to work in geophysics at Shell for the reinsurance industry

  • Rob Bredahl
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    CFO Q&A: Rob Bredahl


    Rob Bredahl, chief financial officer and chief operating officer, Third Point Re

  • Denis Kessler - Chairman and CEO of SCOR
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    Profile: Denis Kessler


    Denis Kessler’s enthusiasm for the reinsurance sector is just one of the qualities that have helped the SCOR chief executive turn around the fortunes of the once-troubled French reinsurer.

  • John Berger
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    Profile: John Berger


    Third Point Re chief executive John Berger is well known in the business for being an all-round nice guy, but as Ben Dyson discovers, his CV and vision for the future prove he’s certainly no pushover