After a long period of soft and competitive conditions the UK insurance market – or perhaps more accurately sections of it – is hardening. How well insurers are positioned for this change can be assessed by some specific questions aimed at Underwriting Directors and/or Portfolio Managers.
MAP Training are delighted to welcome Matthew Petzold as a new Senior Associate to enhance their Reinsurance expertise..
Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicago provides a very different perspective – mirroring exactly the different perspective we took in developing a new training programme in Portfolio Management for our client AXA XL.
As part of our ongoing ongoing relationship with AXA XL, we were delighted to support the delivery of another very successful Pricing DNA for Underwriter programme to the latest audience in Bermuda.
In this latest article, Peter Turrell reflects on six of the key questions that have shaped a number of our client engagements over the past three years when considering the pricing knowledge needed by underwriters. If these questions can be answered and used to resolve the issues behind them, then pricing capability throughout the organisation can be transformed for real competitive advantage.
We are delighted to have enjoyed another successful joint workshop with the team at AXA XL, this time in their offices in New York.
As an insurance leader, what would make you invest your time and budget in improving the capability of your staff? In this article we share some insights from discussions we have had with a number of senior insurance leaders over the past 12 months where they share what would make them invest.
Earlier this year, we carried out a short piece of research to get a ‘temperature check’ of the trading capability that currently exists across UK insurance companies to build and make effective use of broker and client relationships to support the achievement of business targets. This article looks at some of the headline findings.
Is there really a hardening insurance market? There are certainly mixed views amongst those we have spoken to in recent months, with many not seeing any hardening at all in their world. However, there are certainly a number of factors that have caused quick corrections for certain classes of business in recent times. This article looks at how underwriters can be prepared to meet the demands of a rapidly changing market.
In this article, one of our Directors, Peter Turrell, draws upon his many years’ experience to consider how best to develop an underwriter