MGAA Technical Underwriting Insights


28/11/2023 | Online Zoom Conferencing or at the MGAA Offices, 8th Floor, 1 Minster Court

Cyber: How to secure capacity and underwrite effectively

This MGAA Insights session will provide a view on how to construct an effective cyber proposition.

It will offer technical perspectives for underwriting cyber risks effectively and propose ways to obtain and maintain insurer capacity during highly dynamic phases. The intention will be to give the audience an understanding into the principles and practices of underwriting cyber insurance through the delegated model.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session delegates will be able to:

  • Summarise the key points that a cyber capacity provider looks for when offering support to an MGA    
  • Outline the core technical underwriting evaluation criteria applied to cyber risks
  • Describe the broad background to cyber insurance and direction of travel

Our Speaker

James Franklin
James Franklin has been within the HDI/Talanx Group for over 11yrs and leads the cyber underwriting in London. 

He holds a worldwide mandate and has underwritten some of the largest and most complex global programs in the open market. James is now dedicated to make cyber underwriting capacity available to the uppermost innovative and high-performance MGAs.

His experience also includes advising on adapting cyber maturity best-practice outside of the Fortune 1000.  James is an alumnus of Harvard Kennedy School where he focussed on cyber strategy, technology and public policy.