James Finucane – Senior Economist Swiss Re Institute

James Finucane, Senior Economist Reinsurance company Swiss Re

Experience:
  • from 2021 Senior Economist, Swiss Re
  • 2018 – 2021 Director of Business Development, The Wharton School
  • 2014 – 2018 Senior Consultant, EY Stockholm, Sweden / Advisory Services
  • 2012 – 2014 Actuarial Analyst, Travelers
Education:
  • 2015 – 2017 Stockholm School of Economics, Master’s Degree / Economics
  • 2016 – 2016 Universität zu KölnUniversität zu Köln
  • 2008 – 2012 The Wharton School. B.S. / Economics, Finance, Actuarial Science
Licenses & certifications
  • ACAS, Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society
Latest reviews by James Finucane
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Insurance and Macroeconomic Outlook in Financial System Stresses
The global insurance industry faces multiple pressures this year but we expect rate hardening to regain momentum in response
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Global Insurance Premium Volumes to Reach New High
For insurers, the main inflation impact will show in rising claims costs, more in non-life than life insurance in which policy benefits are defined at inception
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Global Economic and Insurance Market Outlook 2023-2024
Analytics expect global GDP to grow by just 1.7% in real terms in 2023 as inflationary recessions approach major economies
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Main Types of Cyber Loss Estimates and Cyber Insurability
In response to uncertainty around cyber risk, insurance providers have become more selective in their underwriting through better risk selection, lower limits, cyber insurance
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Risk Management With Cyber Insurance
Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and responding to/mitigating risk events. Organisations must understand the probability and potential severity of loss events
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Ransomware Insurance and Cyber Risk Landscape
The resulting losses from a systemic cyber event could be very large, impacting companies, the broader economy and society at large
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US Property & Casualty Insurance: P&C Insurance Pricing Trends Outlook
The intensity and spread of inflation is sending insurance claims costs soaring. Strong rate hardening in commercial insurance lines and personal lines rates support topline growth