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Out of the rubble a market was born

August 24, 1992 will be a day many Floridians will never forget. Hurricane Andrew was a truly devastating event and ...

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Closing the protection gap - partnering with the Pacific

The Pacific is our largest ocean – with half of Earth's oceanic water and around 25,000 islands. 

Most Australians ...

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Are we ready for the next Hurricane Andrew?

Twenty-five years ago, insurers and reinsurers responded to rebuild communities destroyed by the devastating forces of Hurricane Andrew. In 1992 ...

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MIREC 2017: Taking stock of Mexican Renewable Energy sector

Mexico is inarguably one of the fastest growing clean energy markets in Latin America. The country's nearly 2 GW ...

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Hurricane Andrew: The good, the bad and the ugly

THE GOOD:

Back in 1992 I was working at a large Reinsurance Company in their property underwriting division and was ...

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China paving its way to clean energy

China paving its way to clean energy



Back from Tianjin, on my way to Beijing airport, we crossed a "herd ...

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"Take pride in your company"

I grew up in what many might consider a traditional family. My father, the breadwinner, donned a suit every morning ...

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Hurricane Andrew - an event that changed property insurance

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Andrew, some 25 years ago now, I can vividly remember the pictures of Homestead ...

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Improved investment grading on solar projects

I had the opportunity to present our lack of solar irradiation protection cover at the Intersolar Europe in Munich, the ...

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Ready for the energy future

Almost every week, the news report on the prominence of renewable energy. During 2016 alone, there was more money invested ...

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25 years later: Reflections on Hurricane Andrew

As the cliché goes, every [hurricane] cloud has a silver lining.

On August 14, 1992, a small and seemingly insignificant ...

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What the energy future has in store for us?

Due to its rapid technological development as well as its strong installed power capacity growth, renewable energy is on every ...

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Coming from The Great Wall: A property underwriter's story

Growing up in Beijing in China, just 50 miles south of the Great Wall, I always wanted to explore the ...

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Roarrrr!! by Lady Debbie

Tropical Cyclone Debbie affected Swiss Re Group 1Q 2017 result with a net loss of USD 350mn. Here are the ...

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Fort McMurray - One Year Later and Lessons Learned

One year ago today the community of Fort McMurray was preparing an evacuation for what would be one of the ...

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