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WTW boosts risk and capital management team with senior hire from London Market

Insurance Consulting and Technology
IFRS 17 Solutions|Insurer Solutions

July 7, 2022

LONDON, July 7, 2022 — WTW (NASDAQ: WTW) has today announced the appointment of Kartina Tahir Thomson to the company’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business. In the new position, Kartina will play an integral role in helping insurers to enhance the value of their risk and capital management capabilities, as well as providing advice on key strategic governance and regulatory issues. She began the London-based role on 1 July 2022.

A senior industry figure with over 20 years’ actuarial, risk, governance and regulatory experience, Kartina joins from her previous post at PwC where she was part of the Leadership team in insurance, asset and wealth management regulation. Prior to PwC, she was at the Bank of England, leading the supervision of firms in the London Market and general insurance retail and commercial markets, where she was also pivotal in the implementation of Solvency II.

We are delighted Kartina is joining our market-leading capital management team…she is a highly respected senior risk specialist with extensive regulatory experience.”

Paul Hewett | Director and UK P&C Capital Proposition Leader,
Insurance Consulting and Technology, WTW

Kartina continues to hold leadership and senior positions in the Actuarial profession, including her role as council member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and Chair of the IFoA Foundation.

Commenting on the appointment, Paul Hewett, Director and UK P&C Capital Proposition Leader, Insurance Consulting and Technology, WTW, said: “We are delighted Kartina is joining our market-leading capital management team. Well known in the London Market, she is a highly respected senior risk specialist with extensive regulatory experience and will be a major asset to our clients, as we continue to strengthen our position as the leading consulting and technology solutions provider for the insurance industry.”

Kartina Tahir Thomson said: “I am delighted to be joining the best team in the business. I look forward to working with our clients, who are increasingly on the front line of regulatory scrutiny, to help them navigate a rapidly evolving policy and market landscape and manage their risk and capital strategy in order to achieve profitable and growth outcomes during these challenging times.”

Insurance Consulting And Technology

WTW’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business has over 1,200 colleagues operating in 35 markets worldwide. It is a leading provider of advice, solutions and software – primarily to the insurance industry. Its consulting services help clients manage risk and capital, improve business performance and create competitive advantage – by focusing on financial and regulatory reporting, enterprise risk and capital management, M&A and corporate restructuring, products, pricing, business management and strategy.

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