Partners’ Chat - Storm clouds and silver linings (280)

InsTech - insurance & innovation with Matthew Grant

Dec 29 2023 • 36 mins

This Christmas Eve, we bring to you our last Partners’ Chat of the year. Robin Merttens and Matthew Grant reflect on the year and the developments we’ve seen in insurance, particularly those set to define the industry in the next year. As always there are things to celebrate, and some things to be grumpy about.

Talking points include:

  • Our increasing understanding of what can or cannot be automated
  • M&A and MGAs - how they fared this year
  • Recognition of interdependence in insurance
  • War exclusions - what are they and why were they relevant in 2023?
  • The data in the hands of risk managers - how can we use it?
  • What to do when there is no capacity available
  • Love for wines

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This InsTech Podcast Episode is accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). By listening, you can claim up to 0.5 hours towards your CPD scheme.

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  • Explain what Smart Follow is in insurance, particularly its evolution in algorithmic underwriting practices
  • Identify the positives and negatives of collaborations and acquisitions in the insurance industry
  • Summarise the importance of the untapped potential of Risk Manager data, and how practices can change to accommodate the data

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