A wave of populism is sweeping across Europe and North America. The year 2016 threw up two extraordinary upsets: the first in the shape of Brexit on 24th June; and the second, the earth-shattering election of Donald Trump to the US presidency. The forces of openness, tolerance, diversity, multiculturalism, and globalisation have been left reeling, overwhelmed by and at a loss to understand this new wave. 2017, the elections in France and Germany are expected to be dominated by populist claims.
Events at the Centre focus on a range of risk-related subjects and topics of interest to the insurance industry. The goal of the events is to improve understanding of risk and insurance, build stakeholder communities around topics and consider potential business solutions.