InsTech News: Managing tomorrow's climate risk today


This week, what to expect from our next two live evening events and distriBind go under the InsTech spotlight.

The technology driving connection and collaboration - Podcast 209

Frank Perkins, Founder and CEO of Inari, joined Robin to talk about the benefits of interconnected systems, the immutability of data and how it applies to the use of distributed ledger technology and his experiences of scaling a business.

InsTech in London: Is Your Change Programme Delivering Value or Just Change? 12 October, 5.30pm at CodeNode

Join our next live event to hear examples of successful change projects in insurance and the key attributes needed to deliver value through change. The event will feature speakers from Cognizant, Vave and Rethink and we will be sourcing insights and success stories from our audience on the night.

Tropical Cyclone - Managing Tomorrow's Climate Risk Today: 1 November, 4:30pm at CodeNode

Climate change is having a growing impact on extreme weather, leaving insurers with a greater need than ever to understand the combined risk of hurricanes and floods. Join InsTech, Reask and Fathom on 1 November to review the key drivers of change, how insurers are taking account of this for underwriting and portfolio management and the climate analytics and data that are available to support them. Note earlier start time.

Liberty Specialty Markets to use distriBind bordereau and data management platform

Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has selected distriBind to process delegated affinity and programme business written in Europe following two pilot projects. The distriBind platform will be used to enhance data quality across LSM’s risk, premium and claims bordereau processing. Find out more about the distriBind platform by reading Ali’s interview with Founder and CEO Dave Connors.

Ambac selects Phinsys to support Everspan expansion

Ambac is to begin using financial automation software from Phinsys to support the growth of its Everspan insurance subsidiaries. The Phinsys products allow the creation of a single dataset to support Everspan’s portfolio management and streamline accounting and reporting processes.

Geosite to include access to Fathom flood data

US insurers will be able to integrate flood hazard insights from Fathom directly into their workflows, following a new partnership with data platform Geosite.

New Previsico hire to support US and UK demand

Previsico has announced the appointment of Johnny Stubbs as its new Partnerships Manager to support business development in the UK and US insurance markets.

CoreConnection - CoreLogic event 20 October in London

CoreLogic is bringing together its two annual events for claims and risk management on 20 October in London. The new free event, CoreConnection, will look at how insurers and reinsurers can better manage extreme weather risks, enhance the claims management journey and become more customer-centric.