Marsh Europe gathered leading industry thinkers to discuss the findings of the 18th edition of the Global Risks Report published in conjunction with the World Economic Forum.
The keynote speech was delivered by Vanessa Mock of the European Commission, with an introductory overview from Carolina Klint, Head of Risk Management Europe, Marsh.
Representatives from RWE, Barilla, Ericsson, and Descartes Underwriting joined leaders from across the Marsh McLennan team to delve deeper into:
- Energy Transition/Net Zero
Can the switch be made to cleaner energy and how long will it realistically take given the current economic climate.
Jens Wiggershaus (Head of Sustainability, RWE), alongisde Cornelia Neumann (Partner, Oliver Wyman)
- Supply Chain risks
How will geoeconomic factors, extreme weather events, and geopolitical conflicts impact the flow of goods through the global supply chain.
Antonio Copercini (Chief Supply Chain Officer, Barilla), alongside Bruno Dotti (Enterprise Risk Services and ESG - Europe Practice Leader, Marsh Advisory)
- Inflation and cost of living
How economic uncertainty, talent scarcity and sustainability/inclusivity are influencing more flexible employment frameworks and resilient organisations.
Andrew Pilbeam (Global Head of Total Reward, Ericsson), alongside David Wreford (Partner, Mercer)
- The future of insurers
How the changing risk landscape will affect premiums and coverage in the coming years.
Tanguy Touffut (CEO & Co-founder, Descartes Underwriting), alongisde Laurent Somon (Structured Solutions Broker, Guy Carpenter)
The webinar and those discussions were summarised and wrapped up by Richard Smith-Bingham, Executive Director, Marsh McLennan Advantage.