Shaun Tarbuck

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Manchester, UK, Wednesday 18 May 2016: This week the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) welcomed the announcement by Stephen Catlin, Chair of...

Shaun Tarbuck, Chief Executive of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) was recently invited for interview with global insurance news provide WRIN.tv. In the interview he commented on the growth in market share held by mutual and cooperative insurers, as reported in ICMIF’s Global Mutual Market Share report and echoed by Swiss Re in the recent sigma report:...

This week the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) welcomed the announcement by Stephen Catlin, Chair of the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) of the appointment of a number of leading insurance CEOs to serve on the Steering Committee of the IDF. This Committee was created to apply insurers’ risk expertise to the insurance-related challenges and opportunities...

Shaun Tarbuck, Chief Executive of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) will be speaking on legal frameworks for cooperatives and mutuals – an area of research that ICMIF is actively involved in – at the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) 2015 Global Conference in Antalya, Turkey, 10-13 November 2015. The theme of the ICA Conference is Towards 2020: What...

uring the last month I have spoken to the Chief Executives of many ICMIF organizations and also a number of other financial services leaders and the key topic of conversation is invariably regulation. Or, should I say, the potential tsunami of regulation that appears to be coming our way. Many of these industry leaders view the situation as one of over-regulation, which is not only a...

On Thursday 27 February, 2014, Shaun Tarbuck, CEO, ICMIF, will join a panel of experts for an online “Question & Answer” event in which participants will discuss whether cooperatives and mutuals can compete with mainstream business. The online discussion will take place from 12.00 to 13.30 GMT and has been organized by UK national newspaper The Guardian’s Social Enterprise Network team....

Last week I attended a meeting of some of the leading players working in the field of resilience and disaster risk reduction. The meeting was organized by Willis and hosted by Rowan Douglas, CEO Capital, Science & Policy Practice at the Willis Group with other participants coming from the UN, the World Bank, the International Insurance Society (IIS) and the OECD. These invited delegates...

For many reasons I was delighted with the recent news that The Co-operative Group, UK, is no longer selling their general insurance business.  Firstly, for the people working at The Co-operative Insurance it gives some stability after what must have been a very difficult time.  Secondly, it is great for the sector as The Co-operative Insurance was the original, first-ever, cooperative...

Last week I attended the P&C Insurance Joint Industry Forum in New York, an annual event held at the beginning of each year, attended by industry leaders primarily from the US non-life industry.  The conference, attended by around 200 delegates, sets the agenda and identifies the challenges for the industry for the coming year.

The keynote speaker at the event was Neal Wolin who was...

It’s that time of year again when we reflect on the previous year and on what we delivered and then look forward to the new year and on what we are going to deliver. At ICMIF we have an annual staff meeting in December to review the highs and lows of the year. Last year was, without doubt, our best yet; with the highlight being the Cape Town conference. We had record numbers attending the...

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