Articles

A reference library for the various articles and white-papers relevant to the goals the club and that we feel are of particular interest to the reader.

If you know of other material that we can publish on the site, please do email to: [email protected]

Lloyd’s Log, October 1992 - “20 years on, are the ladies still waiting?”

The October 1992 edition of the Lloyd’s Log was titled “20 years on, are the ladies still waiting?”  It documented the “great progress” during the previous 20 years. The Log included comments from (and pictures of) a number of prominent females in the market, covering a variety of roles, including: Gillian Wilson, Sara Keegan, Nancy Layton-Cook, Mary Morris, Fiona For... Read More »

Winning hearts and minds - How CEOs talk about gender parity

This study from KPMG in association with Kings College London presents research findings of Dr. Elisabeth Kelan & Patricia Wratil. With a forward from Simon Collins UK Chairman of KPMG, the study’s introduction states: “Gender parity is an issue that is near the top of the agenda for many CEOs (ESRC/ACCA, 2012; McKinsey, 2012). While research has stressed that senior leadership com... Read More »

Extreme Risks: An Insurance Perspective

Submitted by: Tricia Guinn “In the 2011/4 issue of Emphasis, our Thinking Ahead Group identified 15 extreme, essentially “man made,” risks to the world’s economic and political stability. The list was updated from a paper first published in 2009, when the world was still reeling from the immediate effects of the financial crisis. Navigating through that extreme event, we all gained an apprec... Read More »

Insurers Face a Number of Megatrends - Social Media, Big Data, etc.

Many insurers feel inadequately prepared for rise of social media, big data and other megatrends. Towers Watson, in cooperation with the International Insurance Society (IIS), recently conducted a survey of more than 500 insurance experts to learn which megatrends are of most concern to insurers and, importantly, how well they are prepared to address their potential impact over the next two years ... Read More »

Enterprise Risk Management - The Ultimate Rubik’s Cube

By Bonita Z. Dorland: Published in the Oct-Dec 2013 edition of Risk & Compliance Bonita Dorland, an ISC member, writes about Enterprise Risk Management. “Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is the ultimate solution. Once we get this right, we can sleep at night because we are completely prepared. Whether it is evaluating an acquisition, fund investment, new business, or the existing busines... Read More »

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