Publications

Jun 09 Insuring flood risk in Asia 0

The rapid population growth and urbanisation in Asia are exacerbating an already significant insurance protection gap in the region. This article published in the June edition of Asia Insurance Review...

Jun 02 The need for insurance to address flood risk in Asia 0

The rapid population growth and urbanisation in Asia are exacerbating an already significant insurance protection gap in the region. This article focuses on flooding, arguably one of Asia’s biggest emerging risk exposures.

Jun 01 Disruption of insurance? Don’t get carried away. 0

Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company cautions against the disruption debate raging across the global insurance landscape taking on a life of its own, and says it’s time to pause and recap a few facts.

May 22 Holistic risk management program for small-scale Ethiopian farmers 0

Andreas Bollmann, Partner at Dr. Schanz, Alms and Company, participated in an assessment of an innovative agricultural insurance project in Ethiopia, which was originally launched by Oxfam America and the...

May 22 African insurance markets continue to expand 0

On behalf of the Africa Insurance Organisation (AIO), today Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company launched the 2nd edition of the Africa Insurance Barometer at the association’s 44th annual assembly in...

Mar 15 Can technology make insurance more relevant? 0

Modern technologies, and digitisation in particular, have the potential to make insurance more appealing, more affordable and better understood. As a result, wide insurance gaps across the globe may narrow,...

Mar 15 2017 MENA Insurance Pulse launched 0

On March 7, 2017 this year’s edition of the MENA Insurance Pulse was launched at a media briefing in Doha, hosted by the Qatar Financial Centre. The Pulse is an...

Feb 06 Can technology make insurance more relevant? 0

Modern technologies, and digitisation in particular, have the potential to make insurance more appealing, more affordable and better understood. As a result, wide insurance gaps across the globe may . . .

Feb 02 An integrated approach to managing extreme events and climate risks 0

Dr Maryam Golnaraghi (The Geneva Association), Dr Swenja Surminski (The London School of Economics) and Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz have contributed a synopsis from their recently published research report on...

Feb 02 Harnessing technology to narrow the insurance protection gap 0

Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz and Dr Fabian Sommerrock, Deputy Secretary General and Head of Insight, The Geneva Association, have recently published an in-depth research report on the potential for modern technology...