Publications

May 11 Understanding and addressing global insurance protection gaps 0

Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz of The Geneva Association offers an updated quantification of protection gaps in the areas of Nat CAT, cyber, healthcare and pension risk. Risk exposures, driven by digitisation, urbanisation and climate change, as well as value accumulation and concentration, tend to outgrow insurance premiums, leaving individuals, households, firms and the public sector alike underinsured.

May 04 Disruption in insurance – The tale of the naked emperor 0

Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company cautions against the disruption debate raging across the global insurance landscape taking on a life of its own. Time to pause, recap a few facts and question a few things.

Dec 01 What insurance executives expect from the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 0

The following article is based on the recently launched ASEAN Insurance Pulse 2017, prepared by Dr Schanz, Alms & Company and exclusively sponsored by Malaysian Re. Based on in-depth interviews with executives from 35 companies and organisations from 8 different ASEAN countries, Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr Schanz, Alms & Company and Mr Wan Murezani Wan Mohamad from MNRB Holdings Berhad, summarise the insurance-specific opportunities and challenges anticipated from AEC.

Oct 30 The current state and near-term prospects for ASEAN non-life insurance markets 0

The following article is based on the recently launched ASEAN Insurance Pulse 2017, prepared by Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company and exclusively sponsored by Malaysian Re.

Oct 30 What insurance executives expect from the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 0

The following article is based on the recently launched ASEAN Insurance Pulse 2017, prepared by Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company and exclusively sponsored by Malaysian Re.

Jun 02 The need for insurance to address flood risk in Asia 0

The rapid population growth and urbanisation in Asia are exacerbating an already significant insurance protection gap in the region. This article focuses on flooding, arguably one of Asia’s biggest emerging risk exposures.

Jan 31 Climate Change: Need public-private partnership to building socio-economic resilience and insurance protection 0

In this synopsis from The Geneva Association report “An Integrated Approach for Managing Extreme Events and Climate Risks”, Dr Maryam Golnaraghi, Dr Swenja Surminski and Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz say . . .

Oct 06 Creating blue oceans of untapped reinsurance opportunities 0

Despite formidable challenges presented by excess supply in global reinsurance, industry executives are not confined to tightening corporate belts and waiting for . . .

Dec 04 Gulliver's travels: The journey ahead for Asian reinsurer 0

In Jonathan Swift’s famous novel, Gulliver travels to a number of different destinations where each voyage is preceded by a storm. His first journey takes him to . . .

Sep 01 Confronting challenges on multiple fronts 0

Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz from Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company, Zurich discusses the short- and medium-term outlook for the global reinsurance industry...