Gregory DL Morris is an independent business journalist currently based in New York with 25 years’ experience in industry, energy, finance and transportation. He can be reached at [email protected].
The increasing size of wind turbines is perhaps the most striking change the industry has seen in recent years. In the past 20 years, they have almost quadrupled in height, from around 230 feet to around 853 feet — nearly three times taller than the Statue of Liberty.
Risk & Insurance sat down with Fabian Mercado, vice president and property lead for the East region of QBE North America, to discuss ongoing and emerging supply chain risk, the industry response, and best practices for the exposures that may be uninsurable.
Recognized as a Power Broker with AssuredPartners in February, RP Lopez joined Gallagher this past June. He spoke with Risk & Insurance about how commercial insurance has changed, having and being a mentor, and the importance of making a client an informed buyer.
When confronting the loss of cargo during shipping, insureds face challenges on multiple fronts. But experts are optimistic that more data will help bring clarity to risk aggregation in the field — and to pricing in the back office.