Axa’s Mark Stamper talks about the insurer's risk overhaul in Asia

Chains of command


Mark Stamper joined Axa six years ago, originally focussing on product governance. In early 2008, he moved from a customer-focused to a financial role, becoming regional chief actuary, and temporarily regional chief investment officer, just before the crisis broke in earnest. Stamper describes the difficulties of 2008 as “unbelievable”, particularly due to the pressure to understand the problems with the business. “Some of it I wouldn’t want to repeat, but it was a good learning process,” says

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