Behind every job title and behind every role there is a name, There is a face. This is a selection of real people from across the globe, some young and some not so young; people who offered to share their perspective as to what drew them to the industry or why keeps them looking forward to a day's work in insurance.
If you are considering entering the industry, please take some time to read through these. If you are already in the industry and wish to share your perspective on, "Why insurance?" we look forward to hearing form you. Please write to us on firstname.lastname@example.org:
Suzanne Chambers, Managing Director, Osprey Insurance Brokers
“Without insurance, our businesses and consequently economies would not function. Let's not underestimate the importance of insurance, and the fact that by joining the industry you will be contributing to a very important part of local and indeed the global economy.”
Victoria Chisomo Mazinga, MBA Student, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Malawi
“What attracted me to insurance was that it provides peace of mind during uncertainty. It also offers a lot of career opportunities to grow and develop professionally in a stable and growing industry.”
Gloria Kasuzweni, Insurance Underwriter | Commercial Lines Team Leader, Dubai
"People need protection from the risks that they face every day. Insurance is about managing those risks and serving society by providing that "peace of mind" knowing that they are covered."
Kurt-Jochen Hausmann, Head of Insurance & Risk Management, Schur Flexibles Group, Austria
"The connection between insurers, brokers and clients’ needs is key to develop solutions. Translating the language of all stakeholders to a common understanding is of critical importance! I see my role as a mediator and moderator between all stakeholders ultimately achieving better results for all concerned.”
Warren Kiomall, Insurance Finance Manager, HSBC Life plc, Malta
“What first attracted me to insurance was the fact that I worked office hours and I wore a suit. But, having been through so many experiences and having met so many people through insurance, today I look at everyday as a day of learning day. Never a dull moment!”
Tobias Noack, Member of the Operational Board | Complex Deal Ambassador, Aon, Germany
“I am still attracted by the old question of how best to use insurance contracts to ensure that clients can continue to exist after a loss that threatens their existence. This is the moment of truth when the quality of the work proves itself.“