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(Re)thinking Insurance Podcast: Season 2

Insurance Consulting and Technology|Future of Work
COVID 19 Coronavirus|IFRS 17 Solutions|Insurer Solutions|

January 20, 2022

In (Re)thinking Insurance we discuss the issues facing P&C, Life, and composite insurers around the globe, as well as exploring the latest tools, techniques and innovations that will help you to re-think insurance.

Podcasts in this series:

Podcasts from season 1:


Episode 5

Middle East Special: Gaining competitive advantage in the GCC through pricing


In this episode

Guest host Matthew Facey is joined by pricing experts Tim Rourke and Andrew Davies to discuss pricing relevance in the Middle East market and how pricing has wide reaching implications for insurers, peoples, processes, systems and data.

About our guests

Andrew Davies

Andrew is a Director in WTW’s Insurance Consulting & Technology division with experience leading projects in technical modelling, footprint expansion and portfolio management. He has also held senior roles within the insurance industry across Pricing, Delivery & Risk and Analytics. He has led rate change transformation products across motor and home insurance products with a strong focus on pragmatic deliverables.

Tim Rourke

Tim is Head of Pricing, Product, Claims & Underwriting Consulting for the UK & Ireland in Insurance Consulting & Technology.

Episode 5: Middle East Special: Gaining competitive advantage in the GCC through pricing

Episode 4

How IFRS 17 is impacting insurers


In this episode

Matthew is joined by Susann Roeske and Bastian Kurth to discuss what the implementation of IFRS 17 means for insurers operating in the Middle East, and what can be done to make the process as smooth as possible.

About our guests

Bastian Kurth

Bastian is Senior Director and IFRS 17 leader in the Middle East who has been with WTW since 2009.

Susann Roeske

Susie is a Director in our Insurance Consulting and Technology Division based in the Cologne office.

Episode 4: How IFRS 17 is impacting insurers

Episode 3

Insights from the 2021 P&C Insurance Advanced Analytics Survey


In this episode

Michael is joined by Nathalie Bégin and Lisa Sukow, who share key findings, takeaways and insights from our 2021 P&C Insurance Advanced Analytics Survey of North American insurers. By listening to this podcast, you’ll learn how insurers are expanding and improving the use of advanced analytics.

About our guests

Nathalie Bégin

Nathalie is a Director in the Insurance Consulting and Technology business based in the Toronto office.

Lisa Sukow

Lisa is a Director in the Insurance Consulting and Technology business based in the Dallas office.

Episode 3: Insights from the 2021 P&C Insurance Advanced Analytics Survey
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Episode 2

Generating more business and at the right price: supporting insurance agents and brokers with valuable information


In this episode

Vittorio is joined by Gero Niessen who explores how agents today decide on pricing and discounts, the potential pitfalls of this approach, and how both insurers and agents can benefit when agents are provided with the right information in the right way.

About our guests

Gero Niessen

Gero is a Senior Director with WTW in Cologne, Germany. He has been with the company since 2002 and his areas of expertise include: personal and commercial lines pricing, including incorporating external data, portfolio analysis and customer segmentation, conceptual design and implementation of capital models, industrial and reinsurance business and reserving, and runoff analyses.

Episode 2: Generating more business and at the right price: supporting insurance agents and brokers with valuable information

Episode 1

COVID-19 and the future of work


In this episode

Michael is joined by Day Bishop and George Zarkadakis, who discuss how the pandemic has accelerated the shift to new ways of working, how insurers are leveraging technology to derive value and mitigate future uncertainty and how companies are redesigning critical roles to achieve positive business outcomes.

About our guests

Day Bishop

Day Bishop is a consultant with over 20 years of experience working with global financial institutions. She helps insurers successfully incorporate new ideas, new technologies and new ways of working to improve, grow and transform their businesses.


George Zarkadakis

George Zarkadakis is the Director of Willis Towers Watson’s Digital Incubator and leader of the Future of Work Strategy Advisory Services for Great Britain and Western Europe. George advises companies on business transformation in the context of robotic process automation, artificial intelligence and robotics.

Episode 1: COVID-19 and the future of work

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