The prospects for the Takaful market

The prospects for the Takaful market A version of this article by Group Chief Executive and Managing Director, Manoj Kumar was first published in the August edition of Premium Insurance Magazine. The Takaful market has all the attributes to be successful, yet there is always the perennial question as to why the industry remains relatively […]

MNK Re appoints market leader Steven Oluoch to hea...

Lloyd’s broker deepens presence in African continent 22/06/22 – MNK Re Group, the leading independent broker of worldwide specialist risks into Lloyd’s, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Oluoch as Chief Executive of its new Kenya and East Africa office. Oluoch is a seasoned and renowned reinsurance and insurance professional with over 30 […]

Parametric insurance: A force for good

Parametric insurance: A force for good A version of this article by MNK Re Group Chief Executive and Managing Director Manoj Kumar and MNK Re Head of Innovation, Harry Titherley, was first published in the June edition of FA News. The Covid-19 pandemic has compounded the long-standing problem of the protection gap in Africa, the […]

Regulatory change opening doors for MENA’s capti...

Regulatory change opening doors for MENA’s captive offer A version of this article by Group Chief Executive and Managing Director, Manoj Kumar was first published in the June edition of Premium Insurance Magazine. Having existed for 60 years, captives are an advanced and recognised concept, and increasingly seen as being at the core of a […]

Weathering the storm: How insurance is innovating ...

Weathering the storm: How insurance is innovating to protect the Gulf states from extreme weather events A version of this article by MNK Re-DIFC Senior Executive Officer Mario Nahas and DIFC Chief Executive A R Srinivasan was was first published in the March edition of Premium Insurance Magazine. The Dubai Word Insurance Congress in March […]

Satellites offer a new solution for wildfires

Satellites offer a new solution for South Africa’s wildfires A version of this article by MNK Re Group Chief Executive and Managing Director Manoj Kumar and MNK Re Head of Innovation, Harry Titherley, was first published in the March edition of FA News. Wildfires are devastating for communities and sectors across South Africa.  Affecting over […]

MNK Re appoints Vanida Pillay as Chief Executive o...

Broker continues expansion across African continent MNK Re Group, the leading independent broker of worldwide specialist risks into Lloyd’s, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vanida Pillay as the new Chief Executive of its South Africa branch. Pillay is an award-winning insurance leader bringing to MNK Re over 30 years of experience, including claims, […]

Renewable energy projects a key part of tackling c...

Renewable energy projects a key part of tackling climate change at Rendezvous de Carthage A version of this article by Victor Akisanya, Director for Energy at MNK Re, was first published in a February edition of Insurance Day. Climate change was high on the agenda at this year’s Rendezvous de Carthage held in Tunisia this […]

South Africa embraces innovation to tackle climate...

South Africa embraces innovation to tackle climate crisis A version of this article by MNK Re’s Head of Innovation, Harry Titherley, was first published in the February edition of FA News.  As discussed at the recent COP26 conference in Glasgow, weather-related risks are becoming a more menacing part of life on the continent, threatening many […]

Changing tides on shipbreaking and insurance?

Changing tides on shipbreaking and insurance? A version of this article by Gray Hewer, Associate Director for Marine at MNK Re, was first published in a January edition of Insurance Day. Hundreds of ships are recycled every year, a process that often entails significant environmental pollution and presents major health risks, indeed shipbreaking has been […]