Insurance for a better world

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Presenters in this #RiskConversations webinar, held 11 November 2020, explored the findings in The Geneva Association’s report, An Investigation into the Insurability of Pandemic Risk, which addresses a number of previously unanswered questions:

  • What are the protection gaps in the areas of business interruption, health and mortality?
  • How much capacity do insurers have to absorb related losses and help close these gaps?
  • Which criteria determine whether a risk is insurable?
  • How do the characteristics of pandemics – and their level of insurability – compare to other catastrophic risks?

Speakers:

  • Kai-Uwe Schanz, Head of Research & Foresight, The Geneva Association
  • Hato Schmeiser, Chair for Risk Management and Insurance and Director, Institute of Insurance Economics, University of St. Gallen
  • Alexander Braun, Vice Director, Institute of Insurance Economics, University of St. Gallen
  • Arne Holzhausen, Head of Insurance and Wealth Markets, Economic Research, Allianz

Moderated by Pamela Corn, Director Communications, The Geneva Association