Verisk Insurance Solutions to Host Executive Summit and Risk Symposium in London

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 29, 2014 — Verisk Insurance Solutions, a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk, will host the Verisk London 2014 Executive Summit and Risk Symposium on June 16 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London – Tower of London.

The full-day event will bring together leaders from the London and European insurance markets to explore the latest strategies for evaluating and managing risk. Verisk Insurance Solutions is a unit of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK).

Featuring expert panel discussions on a variety of timely topics, the symposium gives attendees critical insights into emerging industry trends and risks. The event also provides opportunities to network with peers, hear from industry experts, and learn about the data and analytics revolutionizing the way insurers measure, manage, and reduce risk.

The Verisk London 2014 Executive Summit and Risk Symposium will feature an executive panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. Mark Geoghegan, editor, The Insurance Insider, will lead a panel of executives for an expert analysis of the issues transforming today’s insurance marketplace. The panelists are:

  • Russell Higginbotham, chief executive officer, Swiss Re UK
  • Andrew Horton, chief executive officer, Beazley Group
  • Julian James, European president, Allied World Assurance Company (Europe) Limited

“Changing regulations, evolving technologies, how to effectively harness data, and the continuing battle against insurance fraud — those are just a few challenges every insurer must master to remain competitive,” said Chris Kent, director, International Operations, Verisk Insurance Solutions. “Our Insurer Executive Panel comprises some of the top European executives in property/casualty and reinsurance to discuss the latest concerns facing their industries.”

Other symposium highlights include:

  • a keynote address by Huw Evans, director of policy and deputy director general, Association of British Insurers (ABI)
  • a discussion of UK flood risk and the Flood Re Initiative
  • sessions on fraud, telematics, big data, insurance-linked securities, and other topics
  • numerous opportunities to network with other industry leaders

Industry presenters at the event include European market authorities, as well as experts from ISO, AIR Worldwide, Xactware, and other members of the Verisk Insurance Solutions group at Verisk Analytics.

Registered attendees include senior-level insurance executives and professionals in
insurance underwriting, claims, data management, risk management, actuarial, analytics, and research.

About Verisk Insurance Solutions
A unit of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK), Verisk Insurance Solutions is a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. Drawing upon vast experience in data management, security, and predictive modeling to serve its clients, Verisk Insurance Solutions includes the industry-leading brands of ISO, AIR Worldwide, and Xactware. In the United States and around the world, Verisk Insurance Solutions helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. For more information, visit


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