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GIIF Book Launch: Opening Remarks and Discussion (Full Video)

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GIIF Book Launch: Opening Remarks and Discussion (Full Video)

On June 29, 2017, Finance & Market's Global Index Insurance Facility of the World Bank Group had an official book launch of Risk Modeling for Appraising Named Peril Index Insurance Products. The groundbreaking publication on modeling index insurance products is a practical guide for the insurance practitioners to design and develop better index insurance in order to ultimately provide protection to more low-income customers, including smallholder farmers in developing countries.
 
The session, moderated by Samuel Munzele Maimbo, Practice Manager in WBG's Finance & Markets, had the following speakers:
 
 
Mr. Shadreck Mapfumo  - Senior Financial Specialist,  World Bank Group | Lead author
Dr. Huybert Groenendaal - Managing Partner of EpiX Analytics | co-author
Mr. Bob Conger - Chair of the International Actuarial Association General Insurance Committee
Mr. Raj Gana - Director in the Model Risk Management Group at AIG
Mr. Mohammed Kari - President of the West African Insurance Supervisors Association (WAISA)
 
Welcome remarks by Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Senior Director, Finance & Markets.
 
Download the book from World Bank Group's Documents and Reports