Pool Re, the UK's leading reinsurer for terrorism risk, has recently announced the formation of "Re:New", a new advisory group to explore how the UK economy can be protected from systemic risks and to consider the roles industry and the UK taxpayer should perform. This new initiative will bring together experts from the insurance industry, government, industry, academia, and other fields to discuss how the insurance industry, private sector, public sector, and general public can collaborate to better protect the UK from the economic consequences of systemic risks, including climate change and cyber-terrorism.

The “Re:New”advisory group includes the following members:

  • Julian Enoizi, CEO, Pool Re
  • Stephen Catlin, chairman and CEO, Convex Group,
  • The Rt. Hon. Amber Rudd, former UK Home Secretary,
  • Professor Paula Jarzabkowski, Professor of Strategic Management, City, University of London and Queensland,
  • Sir Mark Rowley, former assistant commissioner for Specialist Operations of the Metropolitan Police,
  • Paddy McGuinness, former UK deputy national security adviser – Intelligence, Security and Resilience,
  • Dr Nicola Ranger, deputy director of the Centre for Greening Finance and Investment and head of Climate and Environmental Risks, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme at the University of Oxford,
  • Charles Landgraf, senior counsel at Washington D.C. law firm Arnold & Porter and one of Washington’s top lawyer lobbyists involved in the development of federal catastrophe programs,
  • Claire Perry-O’Neill, managing director for Climate and Energy at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and former UK Minister for Energy and Clean Growth,
  • Louise Pryor, president of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, chair of the London Climate Change Partnership and a director of the Ecology Building Society,
  • Simon Ruffle, Director of Research and Innovation Centre for Risk Studies, Judge Business School, Cambridge University,
  • Sir Oliver Letwin, Former member of Parliament and chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster,
  • Lord Browne of Ladyton, Labour member of the House of Lords, former UK Secretary of State for Defence. (Source: Pool Re and Insurance Journal)