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he 46th African Insurance Organisation Conference and General Assembly hosted over 900 delegates from 60 different countries at Emperor’s Palace in Johannesburg this week.

The conference’s theme – Insurance Penetration in Africa: Insuring the Uninsured – focused on insurance distribution and inclusivity across the continent. We interviewed a few of the delegates at the conference to produce a series of short video clips. Visit our Facebook or Twitter pages to see other highlights from the past few days.

Mary Driscol of Emerald Risk Transfer discusses the complexities and nuances of doing business in Africa at the 2019 African Insurance Organisation conference.

 

In this video, filmed at the 2019 African Insurance Conference, Christos Adamantiadis of Marsh talks us through the company’s recent investment into Moroccan risk and insurance brokerage, BeAssur (now BeAssur Marsh).

 

Africa Re CEO Corneille Karekezi remembers a time when there were hardly any African reinsurers. Today there are many. Find out more in this video, filmed at the 2019 African Insurance Organisation conference #AIO2019.

 

The Insurance Institute of South Africa (IISA) is working hard to cement relationships with insurance bodies across the African continent and beyond. IISA president, Daryl De Vos, talks about this and other topics in this video, filmed at the 2019 African Insurance Organisation conference.

 

A profound lack of skills is the most pervasive issue facing African – and, indeed, global – insurers today, according to the Africa Insurance Barometer 2019 market survey.  In this video, filmed at the 2019 African Insurance Organisation conference, Andreas Bollman unpacks a few key survey results.

 

We caught up with Belhassen Tonat of Munich Re, Group at the 2019 African Insurance Organisation conference to talk market penetration, skills development and climate change, among other things.

 

There are incredible long-term opportunities to improve insurance penetration across Africa. In this video, Quinten Matthew of Santam Insurance unpacks this and other interesting topics from the African Insurance Organisation conference.

 

Africa is an important region in the Lloyd’s of London business model. The company’s Head of Africa, Amit Khilosia, explains why in this video, which was filmed at the African Insurance Organisation’s 2019 conference in Johannesburg.