According to a Million Women Mentors whitepaper, women comprise 60 percent of the insurance industry’s workforce but only occupy 19% of board seats, 11% of named inside officer positions and 12% of top officer positions. This article explores gender diversity in leadership roles.
Unlike many who stumble into the insurance industry ‘by accident,’ Joe Moylan, Northeast Regional Underwriting Leader for AXA XL’s North America Property team set his sights on a career in insurance right from the start. Forty years on, he explains why he made the right career choice.
Traditionally, chief underwriting officers were called into underwriting situations to make decisions on the toughest risk, however a bigger part of the role today is keeping an eye on the big picture. In this Q&A, Nancy Bewlay, AXA XL’s CUO, Global Casualty sheds light on the role of a CUO in 2019.
The majority of brokers admit to feeling stressed at work, many feel overwhelmed by work pressures. Workloads, regulation and pressure to hit targets are contributing to mental health issues. Ecclesiastical lifts the lid on the mental health issues facing brokers across the UK.
In a volatile world, high profile, high net-worth individuals and organisations are favourite targets for kidnappers, while other criminals dabble in “express kidnapping”. This article provides some top tips for travellers and highlights the benefits of procuring kidnap, ransom and extortion cover.
Out of almost 10 million people working in the U.S. construction industry, only around 900,000 are women. In this article, Rose Hoyle, Construction Risk Engineer at AXA XL looks at what the industry can do to build up diversity and the opportunities available to women.
Poor mental health costs employers between £33 billion and £42 billion each year, according to a recent report by Deloitte. This article looks at the toll of poor mental health, actions organisations should be able to achieve, how insurance can help and the next steps for employers.
Based on input from 250 brokers, Ecclesiastical’s research found that while brokers are keen to hire young talent, most are struggling to recruit those aged 30 and under. This report looks at why young people should enter the market and what can be done to attract the next generation of talent.
Insurers feel they need to adapt to the digital age but they don’t all agree on how to drive technological change. What culture should they nurture? Post in association with Microsoft invited 14 industry experts to discuss the challenges ahead. Download this article for a summary of the discussion.
As companies of all sizes continue to expand, and more employees travel for their jobs, it’s even more important for risk managers to keep a handle on people risks. This article highlights how companies can protect their people using their accident & health international programme structures.