Blogger Archives: Richard Mackillican

Richard Mackillican

Richard heads up communications for Willis Re and Faber Global. Before joining Willis Group in 2013, he was deputy editor of Intelligent Insurer for two years, covering insurance, reinsurance and alternative capital, as well as working on side projects covering issues in the hedge fund industry. Before this he held several roles in magazines covering a variety of subjects including defence, health and other public sector issues.

Video: Spotlight on UK Reinsurance

Spotlight: Roy Rogers

In this interview Roy Rogers, head of UK reinsurance at Willis Re, tells me that the dynamics of the UK reinsurance market differ depending on whether you’re looking at it from the perspective of the client or the market. Continue reading →

Video: Reinsurance Trends in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Turkey, and Africa

Spotlight: Maurice Williams

In this interview Maurice Williams, who is Managing Director of Willis Re for Asia Pacific, Middle East, Turkey and Africa (APMETA), outlines the dynamics driving the reinsurance markets in those regions. Continue reading →

Video: Focus on France & Southern European Reinsurance Buying

In this interview I speak with Alkis Tsimaratos, Regional Director for France and southern Europe at Willis Re, who says that the market dynamics in these regions follow those of Europe more generally. Continue reading →

Video: What is Analytics?

In this interview I speak with Giorgis Hadzilacos, Senior Catastrophe Risk Analyst and Flood Specialist at Willis Re Analytics. Continue reading →

Video: Mutuals Must Differentiate to Weather Current Challenges

In this blog I speak with mutual (re)insurance specialists David Thomas, CEO of Market Services & Solutions at Willis; Robin Swindell, Executive Vice President at Willis Re and John Haydon, Executive Director at Willis Re. Continue reading →

VIDEO Interview with Paddy Jago: Reinsurers Must Remain Relevant

Paddy Jago, interviewed by Richard Mackillican

In this video I discuss current reinsurance market conditions with Paddy Jago, President of Willis Re. Traditional reinsurers must remain relevant in order to survive challenging market dynamics, but stay mindful about which areas they diversify into, according to Paddy. Continue reading →

Willis’ Reaction to Flood Re


In response to the announcement made by the UK Government and the Association of British Insurers on Flood Re last week, experts from Willis Re and the Willis Research Network made the following observations: Robert Rogers, Head of UK Reinsurance at Willis … Continue reading →