A Changing World: Pandemic Insurance – building a solution for the future

Monday, 14 September 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Steve Coates, Chief Underwriting Officer, Pool Re

Recording available to download

In this webinar Steve Coates (Chief Underwriting Officer at Pool Re) will talk about the opportunities and challenges associated with designing and implementing effective (re)insurance responses to societally catastrophic risks in the UK.

Steve will discuss the 27 years of building resilience to terrorism risk through public-private partnership, the broader applicability of the Pool Re model to other catastrophic risks and market failures. This session will review the Covid-19 crisis and potential industry solutions.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this webinar members would have gained an insight into:
- Existing public-private catastrophe reinsurance facilities in the UK
- Why some insurance perils cannot be insured without some form of Government intervention
- The repercussions of the Covid-19 crisis for the (re)insurance industry, and potential responses
- the role of public-private risk financing in the 2020s

Speaker biography
Steve Coates is Chief Underwriting Officer for Pool Re and has been in post since 2012. He is responsible for all aspects of Underwriting, claims, modelling, exposure management and external retrocession. Prior to this he was Head of UK Property & Casualty at Allianz where he spent 11 years including one in Australia. Before this he worked at Independent Insurance where he ended up as UK Property U/W Manager. He started his career at Eagle Star. Steve is ACII qualified and an expert witness in insurance matters.

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