Raj Singh interview: lesson for the future

The credit crisis has impacted the whole reinsurance sector, but, according to Raj Singh, chief risk officer at Swiss Re, at least it has taught the industry useful lessons for the future. Sarfraz Thind reports


Number 30, St Mary Axe, or The Gherkin, as it is more commonly known, is by now an established presence in the City of London. But its unusual design was not always received with the approval it is now. The iconic building initially suffered the indignity of many unflattering nicknames before it settled on its current relatively benign handle. For such a groundbreaking and innovative design, one would not instantly have pictured the occupant to be the UK arm of a Swiss reinsurance company, which

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The future of life insurance

As the world constantly evolves and changes, so too does the life insurance industry, which is preparing for a multitude of challenges, particularly in three areas: interest rates, regulatory mandates and technology (software, underwriting tools and…

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