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Oct. 6, 2021

NAIC Leadership Participates in ABIR Webinar in Bermuda

On Oct. 5, 2021, David Altmaier, NAIC President and Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Commissioner, and Dean Cameron, NAIC President-Elect and Idaho Department of Insurance Director, participated in a roundtable webinar, “Leveraging International Reinsurance to Address the #Climaterisk #ProtectionGap.” Commissioner Altmaier, Director Cameron, and other participants contemplated a variety of topics surrounding the role of reinsurance while addressing the climate protection gap as well as the work of the NAIC Climate and Resiliency Task Force and progress on implementation of the 2019 Credit for Reinsurance model revisions. Other participants included Gerald Gakundi, Director of Insurance Supervision, Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) and Suzanne Williams-Charles, Director of Policy and Regulation, Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR). The event was organized by the ABIR, and moderated by Jeff Manson, ABIR Climate Committee Chair and Senior Vice President, Underwriting and Head of Global Public Sector Partnership, RenaissanceRe. Over 150 people registered to virtually attend the webinar, which featured the in-person discussion of participants in Hamilton, Bermuda. 

While in Bermuda, Commissioner Altmaier and Director Cameron met with BMA senior staff; Bermuda’s Premier, the Hon. E. David Burt; Finance Minister, Curtis Dickinson; and ABIR Board members.