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Triple-I Weblog | Triple-I City Corridor Amplified Callsto Assault Local weather Threat

Triple-I Weblog | Triple-I City Corridor Amplified Callsto Assault Local weather Threat


By Jeff Dunsavage, Senior Analysis Analyst, Triple-I

I’m happy and proud to have been a part of Triple-I’s City Corridor — “Attacking the Threat Disaster” — in Washington, D.C. In an intimate setting on the Mayflower Resort on November 30, 120-plus attendees bought to listen to from consultants representing insurance coverage, authorities, academia, nonprofits, and different stakeholder teams on local weather threat, what’s being performed to handle it, and what stays to be performed.  

Triple-I’s first-ever City Corridor was designed as a logical step in its multi-disciplinary, action-oriented effort to alter conduct to drive resilience. Capping a yr through which headlines about “insurance coverage crises” in a number of states garnered main media consideration, Triple-I and its members and companions acknowledged the necessity for clarification.

“What we’re seeing shouldn’t be an ‘insurance coverage disaster’,” Triple-I CEO Sean Kevelighan informed the standing-room-only viewers. “We’re within the midst of a threat disaster. Rising insurance coverage premium charges and availability difficulties usually are not the trigger however a symptom of this disaster.”

Whisker Labs CEO Bob Marshall discusses innovation with moderator Jennifer Kyung, Vice President and Chief Underwriter at USAA.

Whereas the insurance coverage {industry} has a vital position to play and is uniquely nicely outfitted to steer the assault, merely transferring threat shouldn’t be sufficient. A recurring theme on the City Corridor was the necessity to shift from a concentrate on assessing and repairing injury to one in all predicting and stopping losses.

Three moderated discussions – inspecting the character of local weather threat and its prices; highlighting the necessity of strategic innovation in mitigating these dangers and constructing resilience; and exploring the position and impression of presidency coverage – gave panelists the chance to share their insights with a various viewers centered on collaborative motion.

The agenda was:

Local weather Threat Is Spiraling: What Can Be Executed?

Moderator: David Wessel, Senior Fellow and Director on the Brookings Establishment and former Economics Editor for The Wall Road Journal.


Dr. Philip Klotzbach, Colorado State College, researcher and Triple-I non-resident scholar.

Dan Kaniewski, Managing Director, Public Sector at Marsh McLennan, Former FEMA Deputy Administrator.

Jacqueline Higgins, Head, North America & Senior Vice President, Public Sector Options, Swiss Re

Jim Boccher, Chief Improvement Officer, ServiceMaster.

Jeff Huebner, Chief Threat Officer, CSAA.

Innovation, Excessive- and Low-Tech: How Insurers Are Driving Options

Moderator: Jennifer Kyung, VP, Chief Underwriter, USAA.


Partha Srinivasa, EVP, CIO, Erie Insurance coverage.

Sam Krishnamurthy, CTO, Digital Options, Crawford.

Bob Marshall, CEO, Whisker Labs.

Stephen DiCenso, Principal,Milliman.

Charlie Sidoti, Government Director, InnSure.

Outdated Regs to Authorized System Abuse: It Will Take Villages to Repair This

Moderator: Zach Warmbrodt, monetary companies editor, Politico.


Parr Schoolman, SVP and Chief Threat Officer, Allstate.

Tim Choose, SVP, Head Modeler, Chief Local weather Officer, Fannie Mae.

Dan Coates, Deputy Director, DRS, Federal Housing Finance Company.

Fred Karlinsky, Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s World Insurance coverage Regulatory & Transactions Observe Group.

Panelists and individuals alike appreciated the compact, action-focused, conversational nature of the single-afternoon occasion, in addition to the chance to debate areas through which their various industry- or sector-specific priorities and efforts overlapped.

In case you weren’t capable of be part of us in Washington, don’t fear. In his closing remarks, Kevelighan introduced plans to take this system on the highway with a neighborhood and regional focus, so keep tuned. You’ll be able to contact us if you happen to’re curious about collaborating in future City Halls or different Triple-I occasions. You can also be part of the “Attacking the Threat Disaster” LinkedIn Group to be a part of the continued dialog.



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