In the aftermath of the financial crisis, apart from a few notable exceptions, most insurers have weathered the crisis well. While there's a reasonable level of optimism among insurers, though, there's also concern for the future – especially how forthcoming regulations such as Solvency II will affect the industry.

Based on the latest research from the Economist Intelligence Unit and SAS, this webinar explores the highlights of key survey findings, including:

  • How insurance executives worldwide are preparing for impending regulatory changes.
  • What they're doing to improve their existing risk management capabilities.
  • How insurance professionals worldwide view prospects for profitability in 2011 and beyond.

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Featured Speakers

Abhik Sen
Managing Editor, Industry & Management
Economist Intelligence Unit
Abhik Sen works on a range of research programs and reports covering a variety of industry and management issues, particularly related to finance. Prior to joining The Economist Group, Sen was an editor at Bloomberg, where he helped develop the multimedia coverage and analysis of international business, economics and politics. He has also worked as a newspaper reporter and editor in the UK and India.

Stuart Rose
Global Insurance Marketing Manager
SAS
Stuart Rose began his career as an actuary and now has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining SAS, he worked for a leading global insurance company in its life and property and its casualty divisions. Rose also was responsible for marketing, product management and application development at a variety of software vendors. He has played an active role in the successful development and implementation of enterprise systems, working with insurance companies in the US, UK, Europe and South Africa. Rose graduated from Sheffield University with a BSc in mathematical studies.

David Buckham
President
Monocle Solutions
David Buckham is the founder and president of Monocle Solutions, an international risk assessment and optimization company that provides various products and consulting services by way of intellectual property. Since founding Monocle Solutions, Buckham has worked on numerous corporate and institutional risk management and performance management projects, from both a strategic and a quantitative perspective. He has delivered lectures and seminars on credit and market risk principles, and he also handles training and consulting in credit scoring, structured financial modeling and more. Buckham has a bachelor's of science in mathematics and an MA in literature from the University of Cape Town.