Blogger Archives: Nathan Hambrook-Skinner

Nathan Hambrook-Skinner

Nathan Hambrook-Skinner is Director of Communications, GB, for Willis Towers Watson. Nathan has recently published a series of publications, including the Financial Institutions Risk Index in 2015, and the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Risk Index in 2016. He was part of the five-man Willis Resilience Expedition in 2013 and participated in a scientific programme to understand weather patterns in Antarctica.

The convergence of primary risks in aviation

We are now seeing a world where risk is interconnected. Continue reading →

What are aviation executives saying about the insurance market?

The current state of the aviation insurance market was much on everyone’s minds earlier this year at Willis Towers Watson’s aviation conference in Singapore, and I took the opportunity to speak to experts about it.  We touched on a number … Continue reading →

Aviation CEOs offer their perspectives on their industry

Earlier this year at Willis Towers Watson’s aviation conference in Singapore I took the opportunity to speak to experts about the current state of the aviation industry around the world. We touched on a number of themes including: aircraft safety … Continue reading →

Aviation Insurance Experts Describe Key Market Forces

IATA insurer collage

Earlier this I year I spoke with leaders of the aviation insurance industry about the implications of recent trends and market forces affecting the sector. They spoke to me of abundant capacity, consolidation, and more. Continue reading →

VIDEO: Asia Aviation Sector Is Taking Off

Willis-IATA-AAPA Aviation Insurance Conference: Interviewee collage

In this video from the Willis-IATA-AAPA Aviation Insurance Conference in Hong Kong earlier this year, aviation experts from across the region describe the huge opportunity that Asia represents for the sector. Continue reading →

Pilot Training is a Top Priority for Asian Airlines

airplane cockpit

Chris Kempis, chief pilot of the Airbus Fleet at Cathay Pacific Airlines, and I spoke about airline safety earlier this year in Hong Kong.  In that conversation (videotaped here), he said that safely transporting dangerous goods and maintaining a highly … Continue reading →

IndiGo Airlines CEO: Air Traffic Management a Top Issue for India’s Aviation Sector

Aditya Ghosh, CEO of IndiGo AIrlines

Earlier this year Aditya Ghosh, CEO of IndiGo Airlines, and I discussed the top concerns of airline businesses in his region.  “In India we are such a large country and so underpenetrated in terms of the airline business,” he said. … Continue reading →

Cathay Pacific CEO: Asia’s Rapid Expansion Brings New Risks for Airlines

Asia flight paths

Earlier this year I spoke to Ivan Chu, CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, about Asia’s enormous growth opportunity for the aviation sector. Chu explained that over half of the world’s population lives within five hours flight time of Hong Kong. … Continue reading →

Special Report: Adapting to Climate Change

WillisWire Special Feature: Adapting to Climate Change

A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group warns that no one on the planet will be untouched by the damaging effects of global warming in coming decades. While public policy and government intervention can … Continue reading →

Podcast: Is ERM a Failure?

WillisWire Podcasts

During the recent financial turmoil many of the worst-affected companies had developed what they believed were robust and sophisticated ERM capabilities, so why were they not prepared to cope with the crisis? Podcast: Play in new window | Download (3.9MB) Continue reading →

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Sala de Reunião

Como informou, recentemente, Richard Magrann-Wells, blogueiro do WillisWire, estamos em um momento de ansiedade para os diretores, especialmente no setor de serviços financeiros. Continuar lendo →