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Nothing Assumed with Marcus Winter

Quick talk on topics that keep the reinsurance industry up at night

Podcast series

Preparing for tomorrow’s risks today – demands foresight, awareness, and conversation. Escalating threats from climate change to cyber risk and more, demand innovative solutions that create true resilience. Nothing Assumed, a podcast with Marcus Winter, President and CEO of Munich Re US, provides a forum to share our insights on today’s key challenges that keep the reinsurance industry up at night. You’ll hear from the best and brightest on today’s hottest topics. Let’s keep the conversation going and leave nothing assumed.

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About Marcus Winter

Dr. Marcus Winter has been with the Munich Re Group for over 19 years and has been President and CEO of Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. (Munich Re US), since April 2021. His prior roles included Underwriter Property Treaty, Head of Reinsurance Development, Head of Corporate Underwriting Cross Lines, and General Manager Non-Life for Munich Re Australia. Dr. Winter received his Executive MBA in Financial Services and Insurance (EMBA FSI) from the University of St. Gallen, Vlerick Business School, and HEC Montreal in 2014. 

Key Economic Indicators that Matter Now and in the Future

Episode 7 - Apr 11, 2023

The global and US economies have been impacted by a series of unprecedented events, many of which affect our industry. The head of Munich Re’s Economic Research Unit, Oliver Büsse, shares his view on what economic indicators should be the industry’s primary focus and why.... Read More

Flood Peril is Increasing - Why Mitigation Efforts are More Critical than Ever

Episode 6 - Feb 3, 2023

FEMA reports that 99% of counties in the US have been impacted by flooding since 1996. Listen as Marcus Winter and featured guest, Raghuveer Vinukollu, Head of Climate Insights and Advisory for Munich Re US, discuss issues around the widening flood protection gap and the... Read More

The New Capacity Crisis - How it Started and Where We are Now

Episode 5 - Dec 12, 2022

Learn about how the capacity issue began, from the the impact of global, large natural catastrophes, to sky-rocketing inflation, geopolitical instability, and dealing with hard markets in Cyber and Property. Read More

How Legal System Abuse (also referred to as social inflation) Impacts Casualty Business

Episode 4 - Oct 27, 2022

Legal system abuse is not going away anytime soon. Understand the causes of legal system abuse, how it impacts our industry and what our industry can do to help address this issue. Read More

The Pressure is On: Market Forces at Play 1/1

Episode 3 - Sep 19, 2022

Learn how recent macro trends are impacting the upcoming 1/1 renewal season. Read More

Systemic Cyber Risks and Market Sustainability

Episode 2 - Jun 17, 2022

Learn why re(insurers) are concerned with cyber systemic risk and ways to predict and quantify such risks. Also understand the ways in which we can work together to bring sustainability to the cyber market. Read More

Inflation Impacts on the Property (Re)Insurance Market

Episode 1 - May 25, 2022

Understand the impacts of inflation within the property (re)insurance market and how insureres can be proactive in managing inflation costs.  Deep dive into other concerns for property including: catastrophes, climate change and risk mitigation. Read More