Insurance coverage and reinsurance broking large Aon has employed Colin Harper as Managing Director, Different Danger Switch and Innovation, a place that may see him having a parametric insurance coverage and danger switch focus.
Harper joins Aon’s Strategic Options & Innovation Observe and will probably be primarily based in Houston, Texas for the dealer.
His most up-to-date function was with parametric insurance coverage and danger switch specialist Descartes Underwriting, the place he had labored since April 2021.
At Descartes, Harper labored as a Senior Enterprise Growth Supervisor, North America, targeted on growing shopper alternatives for the companies parametric insurance coverage and danger switch merchandise.
Previous to that, Harper labored at Swiss Re Company Options for 4 years, the industrial danger arm of the worldwide reinsurance agency.
He held enterprise improvement roles at Swiss Re CorSo, once more with different danger switch options, reminiscent of parametric danger switch, for giant corporates a spotlight.
Earlier than that, Harper labored at massive insurer Chubb, the place he spent nearly six years as an underwriter and enterprise developer, engaged on high-net price private strains enterprise.
Harper commented on his transfer to Aon that, “As a Managing Director within the Strategic Options & Innovation Observe, I’ll be partaking with purchasers, colleagues, and markets to design and innovate different danger switch mechanisms which extra successfully match capital to pure disaster and local weather dangers.”