Scott Selkirk appointed to board of BILTIR

Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers (BILTIR) has appointed Scott Selkirk, Chief Underwriting Officer at Somerset Re, to its Board of Directors. “Through the hard work of the BILTIR board, and the many active members of its committees, we will continue to advocate for our members to ensure the impactful work being done in…

New regulation will increase D&O risk after Covid, says GreenKite’s Sara Ager

GreenKite Associates Chief Executive Officer Sara Ager is quoted in an Insider Engage article looking at the proposed UK regulatory changes which could have an impact on Directors’ and Officers’ liability insurance. The government announced this month it was launching a consultation on wide-ranging reforms to modernise the UK’s corporate governance and audit regime. “New…

BILTIR appoints insurance industry veteran Shelby Weldon as Executive Director

The appointment of insurance industry veteran Shelby Weldon as the new Executive Director of Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers (BILTIR) attracted widespread coverage in the insurance and reinsurance media. Bermuda’s Royal Gazette reported Mr. Weldon as saying: “I am excited by this new role with BILTIR as it provides another platform and opportunity…

BILTIR D&I seminar featured in Risk & Insurance

The successful diversity and inclusion seminar hosted by Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers (BILTIR) has been featured in this month’s Risk & Insurance magazine. The seminar tackled the subject of ‘unconscious bias in the workplace’ and concluded with participants being asked to choose a tangible activity that would tackle this issue. BILTIR chair…

Leading out of lockdown – the new skills insurance industry executives will need to bring their staff into the new working norm

As companies prepare for a post-lockdown return to work, Rein4ce Managing Director Stephen Breen says insurance executives will need to learn new skills once again if they are to successfully lead their teams back into the office. With the COVID-19 vaccine programme in the UK proving highly effective, businesses are starting to focus on how…

Understanding the purpose of work is key to productivity, says Amit Ranjan of Xceedance

Amit Ranjan of Xceedance says that understanding the purpose of work is even more important than pay when it comes to increasing productivity. Amit, who is Chief Administration Officer at Xceedance, was quoted in an Insider Engage article entitled: “Productivity – its about people, not machines.” “Monetary compensation can drive positive results but may not…