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Airmic Talks ESG

Airmic’s monthly podcast series has returned with a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) topic throughout the year. The series will be featuring prominent thought leaders on the topic of ESG within the risk and insurance community.

You can listen to the episodes below, or you can find the podcast series on any podcast platform, including Apple Podcasts and Spotify, by searching for Airmic Talks.


  • Airmic Talks ESG: Operationalising ESG initiatives with Control Risks' Emma Arnold (21 August 2022)
    Listen to this episode here: Apple Podcasts | Spotify

    Our guest in this episode is Emma Arnold, a Director based in London, leading Control Risks’ environmental practice for EMEA, which forms part of its wider global ESG consulting team. Emma has a strong focus on risk and governance concerning operationalising an ESG vision that has been set out by the board or senior leadership of corporations.

  • Airmic Talks ESG: Simon Edwards, Technical Parametric Underwriter at Generali (25 July 2022)
    Listen to this episode here: Apple Podcasts | Spotify

    In our third episode, you are going to hear from Simon Edwards, Technical Parametric Underwriter at Generali Global Corporate & Commercial, with him focusing on how ESG principles can begin to be integrated into a corporate strategy, the role for the commercial market and where he is seeing parametric policies, specifically, have an impact.

  • Airmic Talks ESG: Ciarán Healy, Aon Captive & Insurance Management (1 June 2022)
    Listen to this episode here: Apple Podcasts | Spotify

    In episode two of the series, Richard is joined by Ciarán Healy, Director of Client Solutions – EMEA at Aon Captive & Insurance Managers, to discuss how captive insurance companies can play a role in supporting their parent group's own ESG betterment activities.

  • Airmic Talks ESG: Sean McGovern, CEO for UK & Lloyd's at AXA XL (26 April 2022)
    Listen to this episode here: Apple Podcasts | Spotify

    In our first episode, Richard is joined by Sean McGovern, CEO for the UK and Lloyd’s at AXA XL. Sean has shown himself to be particularly passionate about the ESG topic and the role insurers will have to play in supporting the transition of clients. Sean goes on to discuss how AXA XL are integrating ESG thinking into its own operational and underwriting strategies.