While the banking sector's quest for modernisation was a major early driver behind the growth in enterprise blockchain technology, insurers have not traditionally had such a healthy appetite for change. That is, until now, writes Ryan Rugg, Global Head of Insurance at R3
The feature articles in ITIJ are an integral part of the publication, allowing us to place a special focus on issues and trends affecting the global travel and health insurance industry. Whether an extended article analysing a key topic in the news, a ‘Profile’ interview with a leading industry representative, or an in-depth look at a pertinent subject area, ITIJ’s ‘features’ provide unique industry insights and offer readers a chance to keep up-to-date with the latest thinking on the most important issues.
Is mandatory travel insurance a burden or benefit? asks Milan Korcok
Do travellers know what cover they’re getting - and not getting - for their euros, dollars and pounds? Insurers and industry bodies tell David Kernek that improving consumer awareness could cut dispute costs and brush up the sector's reputation for fair play
Ian Hughes, CEO of Consumer Intelligence, looks at the importance of keeping a human connection amidst the rise of tech
Danny Kaine recounts the questionable practices surrounding helicopter evacuations in Nepal and reports on the latest help offered by the Nepalese Government
Insurance companies will continue to be targeted by cyber criminals, so how they prepare and protect themselves will be the difference between remaining in business and being left behind.
Mark Colonnese, Director of Aquarium Software, offers his expert opinion on digital claims and claims automation in insurance, and how the process is being transformed with the advent of innovative technologies and big data
Insurance industry bodies are collaborating with travel insurers to improve public perception of a complex product set.
ITIJ caught up with Richard Lonsdale, Head of Client Services at Generali Global Health, to talk about the global health insurance landscape, 2018’s key developments and the challenges waiting in 2019
How did you first get started in the international health insurance industry, and how did you progress to your current position of Head of Client Services at Generali?