Resources

Position Papers

Position Paper: Resiliency and Risk Management

This publication is sponsored by the members of the North American CRO Council. Council members represent Chief Risk Officers of leading insurers based in North America, who as a group, aim to provide thought leadership and direction on the advancement of risk management, and risk‐based solvency and liquidity assessments.

Position Paper: Climate Risk Management in the Insurance Industry: Setting a Foundation

This publication is sponsored by the members of the North American CRO Council. Council members represent Chief Risk Officers of leading insurers based in North America, who as a group, aim to provide thought leadership and direction on the advancement of risk management, and risk‐based solvency and liquidity assessments.

Position Paper: Value of Risk Management During a Crisis: Focus on COVID-19 Pandemic

This publication is sponsored by the members of the North American CRO Council. Council members represent Chief Risk Officers of leading insurers based in North America, who as a group, aim to provide thought leadership and direction on the advancement of risk management, and risk-based solvency and liquidity assessments.

Past Events

Past Event 4/19/2021 - CRO Roundtable Webinar: Emerging Risks in the Life Insurance Industry

The North American Chief Risk Officer Council hosted a robust discussion among three leading insurance industry risk management experts about the real world implications of today’s hottest emerging risks, such as:

Pandemic
Social Unrest and Urban Insurrection
Emerging Technologies and the Internet of Things
Climate Risk

CRO Speakers: Donna Pobiner (AIG), Jonathan Porter (RGA), Nick Silitch (Prudential), Cathy Wallace (State Farm)

Past Event 11/3/2021 - CRO Roundtable Webinar: Women in risk insurance industry

The panel highlighted women’s perspectives and tips on successfully navigating a male-dominated profession, mentoring, skill development, and how the pandemic could impact one’s role. Panelists shared experiences and lessons learned for risk professionals to gain new perspectives, and to pave the way for future risk leaders.

Speakers: Megan Holt (Mutual of Omaha), Susan Cleaver (State Farm), Lori Gattinella (The Hartford), Preeti Gureja (Chubb)

Past Event 12/9/2021 - Risk Manager Symposium: Climate Risk and ESG hosted by Manulife

The symposium's purpose was to share best practices, improve technical knowledge, professional development, and identify opportunities for CRO Council engagement. Maryam Golnaraghi's keynote (The Geneva Association) addressed how current global developments in climate affects governments, policy, and the industry. Other topics discussed: Defining Climate Risk and ESG, Regulation/Legal Risk, Modeling, Transition Risk, Social Risk, Greenwashing.

Past Event 5/3/2022 - CRO Roundtable: Emerging Risks in the Insurance Industry

The North American CRO Council held a robust discussion among insurance industry risk management experts about the real world implications of today’s hottest emerging risks, such as:
Post-Pandemic Environments
Climate Change Risk & ESG Implications
Geopolitical Impacts on Market Risks & Cyber Threats
Operational Resiliency

Speakers: Jonathan Porter (RGA), Geoff Craddock (MassMutual), Edward Wilson (Global Atlantic), Cathy Wallace (State Farm)