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Three common impediments to embracing technology

The insurance industry has taken it’s time to embrace technology. But change is being born by consumers. We use digital interaction in almost all areas of our lives. So why not insurance?

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Why we all need plans…

Ash Bathia, CEO tells us why plans are necessary for success.

“Plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” Eisenhower

All good explorers will have spent many months, if not years, preparing for an expedition.

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Gabriel's 2 Worlds

It’s important to us that our LatAm relationships are built on solid ground, which you simply can’t do with the Atlantic Ocean between us. Meeting face to face cannot be replicated, and with our belief that transparency is a cornerstone of any good partnership, I packed my diary full of meetings and headed off for another mini tour.

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Why are two heads better than one?

Collaboration is a sign of a good team. It’s well recognised that it adds value in innovation and engagement across a business.

Our UK Property and Casualty Senior Underwriters, Mark Pearce and Richard Beaumont, have been working closely together to enhance the service we offer our brokers and the insured. They tell us how working together produces results.

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Gabriel's 2 Worlds

Economy: Part II

My last blog, before my summer break, took a look at the Mexican economy. Whilst I wouldn’t profess to being an economics specialist, I am certainly interested in the topic. As a Mexican I can see the positive impact across the country, and as an insurance professional it’s encouraging to see the opportunities that are presented for the industry.

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Gabriel's 2 Worlds

Economy

I’ve recently been reading a lot about Mexico’s economy, having spent a fair amount of time on the Mexico Projects Hub - Investment & Infrastructure' site, which is an excellent way to access to the pipeline of infrastructure investment projects in this key market for Probitas Syndicate 1492.

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Eliminating the Human Element

A McKinsey Global Institute report has stated that nearly half of current jobs could be automated by 2055. James Andlaw, Senior Underwriter and resident Technology expert at Probitas, looks at what this could mean for Insurance, which has always been an industry reliant on relationships.

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Successful Underwriting

With almost 40 years’ experience in the insurance market, you could say Ash Bathia knows a thing or two about the industry. His latest challenge sees him building a world class business at Probitas 1492 from a zero base. He takes some time out of his day to share with us his secrets of success.

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