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

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 Danger Disaster” — in Washington, D.C. In an intimate setting on the Mayflower Resort on November 30, 120-plus attendees received to listen to from consultants representing insurance coverage, authorities, academia, nonprofits, and different stakeholder teams on local weather danger, what’s being completed to deal with it, and what stays to be completed.  

Triple-I’s first-ever City Corridor was designed as a logical step in its multi-disciplinary, action-oriented effort to vary conduct to drive resilience. Capping a yr during 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 instructed the standing-room-only viewers. “We’re within the midst of a danger disaster. Rising insurance coverage premium charges and availability difficulties aren’t 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 crucial function to play and is uniquely nicely outfitted to guide the assault, merely transferring danger shouldn’t be sufficient. A recurring theme on the City Corridor was the necessity to shift from a give attention to assessing and repairing harm to considered one of predicting and stopping losses.

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

The agenda was:

Local weather Danger 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 Danger 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, Govt Director, InnSure.

Outdated Regs to Authorized System Abuse: It Will Take Villages to Repair This

Moderator: Zach Warmbrodt, monetary providers editor, Politico.


Parr Schoolman, SVP and Chief Danger Officer, Allstate.

Tim Decide, 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 International Insurance coverage Regulatory & Transactions Apply Group.

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

Should you weren’t capable of be a 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 when you’re fascinated with collaborating in future City Halls or different Triple-I occasions. You can also be a part of the “Attacking the Danger Disaster” LinkedIn Group to be a part of the continued dialog.