NAT CAT & REINSURANCE CONFERENCE
TUESDAY, May 17 - 14.00 - 18.00
Europe Conference Center, Aro Palace Hotel

Presentations:

  • Kurt KARL, Chief Economist, Head ER&C - Managing Director, Group Strategy, SWISS Re - Download


  • Ted GREGORY, Operations Manager, Property Claim Services (PCS) a division of Verisk Analytics - Download


  • Aurel BADEA, Responsible Property Insurance Section, UNSAR - Download


  • Greg TALBOT, CCM, Business Development Manager, AIR Worldwide, UK - Download


  • Shane LATCHMAN, CCM, Assistant Vice President, Research and Client Services Groups AIR Worldwide, UK - Download


  • Evgeny POTOKOV, Senior Underwriter South Eastern Europe, SCOR Global P&C Deutschland - Download


  • Emil Sever GEORGESCU, Senior Researcher, URBAN-INCERC - Download

  • Main Partners


    14.00 - 16.00 Part I
    16.00 - 16.30 Coffee break
    16.30 - 18.00 Part II

    Topics

    Part I

    • The property protection gap or underinsurance on Nat Cat
    • Ways of mitigation the effects of Natural Catastrophes in Central and Eastern Europe
    • Effective strategies for Nat Cat risk’s transfer in reinsurance
    • Efficient claims management technologies on Nat Cat
    In the chair:
    Romeo JANTEA
    Consultant
    JANTEA Profesional


    Keynote Speaker:


    The property protection gap or underinsurance on Nat Cat
    Kurt KARL
    Chief Economist, Head ER&C - Managing Director
    Group Strategy, SWISS Re


    XPRIMM Circle of Debates:
    Kurt KARL
    Chief Economist, Head ER&C - Managing Director
    Group Strategy, SWISS Re Group Strategy, SWISS Re
    Kurt E. Karl is a Managing Director and head of Swiss Re’s Economic Research and Consulting. As such, he is the editor of sigma, Swiss Re’s insurance industry research publication. In addition, he supports Swiss Re’s strategic planning and provides internal consulting on products and economic risks.

    Before becoming the overall head of ER&C, Dr. Karl was for 11 years the head of the North American unit of ER&C. Prior to joining Swiss Re, Dr. Karl was chief international economist at WEFA, Inc., an economic forecasting firm located near Philadelphia. He has a B.A. from the University of Oregon, a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. from Princeton University.

    Sinisa LOVRINCEVIC
    Branch General Manager
    TRUST Re
    Cyprus

    Esra KULAN
    Deputy Head of Department
    Foreign Inward Business
    MILLI Re, Turkey

    Menekse UCAROGLU
    CEO
    IUC GROUP

    Evgeny POTOKOV
    Senior Underwriter South Eastern Europe
    SCOR Global P&C Deutschland

    James GRINDLEY
    General Manager and President of the Board
    CERTASIG


    Speaker
    Ted GREGORY
    Operations Manager
    Property Claim Services (PCS)
    a division of Verisk Analytics Property Claim Services (PCS)
    a division of Verisk Analytics
    Ted GREGORY is operations manager of Property Claim Services® (PCS®). He is responsible for daily operations of the PCS team, including catastrophe identification; loss estimate development; and all PCS bulletins, severe weather summaries, and storm and event tracking reports. Additionally, he coordinates PCS product and website enhancements, administers PCS quality control, and oversees customer service.

    Ted  has more than 16 years of experience in the insurance industry, including extensive work in property and catastrophe planning and response. Most recently, he served at USAA, where he spent 16 years handling various duties, including the management of all levels of property claims.


    Topics

    Part II

    • Trends on Romanian property insurance segment
    • Challenge or opportunity: Lack of cat modelling in emerging markets
    • The protection offered by different earthquake pools worldwide - a comparative perspective
    In the chair:
    Romeo JANTEA
    Consultant
    JANTEA Profesional


    Speakers:
    Aurel BADEA
    Responsible Property Insurance Section
    UNSAR

    Greg TALBOT
    CCM, Business Development Manager
    AIR Worldwide, UK

    Shane LATCHMAN
    CCM, Assistant Vice President
    Research and Client Services Groups
    AIR Worldwide, UK Research and Client Services Groups
    AIR Worldwide, UK
    Shane LATCHMAN is an Assistant Vice President in the Research and Client Services groups in AIR’s London office. The London research group’s responsibilities include model evaluation, liaising with clients, documentation, and working on bespoke projects. The Client Services group is responsible for interfacing with AIR clients and prospects on a wide range of matters including training, communication, and project work and answering client queries. He also plays a key role in some of AIR’s Touchstone initiatives, such as the integration of third-party data and models, expanding AIR’s capabilities in marine and energy, the Next Generation Financial Module and the development of future multi-modeling/blending capabilities. Shane is a member of catastrophe modeling and actuarial industry groups and interacts heavily with rating agencies and regulators on topics including Solvency II. After receiving a National Scholarship from Trinidad and Tobago, Shane studied Actuarial Science at City University and received a B.Sc. with honors. Assisted by a Cambridge Commonwealth Trust grant, he earned a Masters in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge.


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