Views & insights

Our Views and insights page features articles, commentaries and opinion pieces on a range of topics to help you keep up to speed with the latest developments in the insurance industry.


February 21, 2024
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The Asta Interview with Lorraine Harfitt

In the latest Asta interview with Lorraine Harfitt, our CEO, we cover a wide range of topics related to her career, the insurance industry, and her leadership of Asta. We discuss the challenges and opportunities in the sector, Asta's unique position as the leading third-party managing agent and her vision for Asta's future growth and success.
December 11, 2023
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Navigating Risk: The Changing Role of Chief Risk Officers

In this article, first published by the LMA and re-produced here with their kind permission, Alex Koukoudis, Senior Executive, Finance & Risk at the LMA and Seema Bradbury, Asta’s Chief Risk Officer and Chair of the LMA’s Risk […]
December 4, 2023
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Empower Talks: Season 1, Episode 35 – Lorraine Harfitt

Empower Talks: Season 1, Episode 35 – Lorraine Harfitt. In this episode, Sam chats with Lorraine Harfitt, CEO at Asta, about her diverse career journey in the insurance industry. Lorraine shares her path from Lloyd’s of London [...]
September 26, 2023

Meet our intern – Nazarij Bilanovszkij

Asta is committed to ensuring that the best and brightest people are attracted to our industry and encouraged to build a rewarding career in insurance. That’s why we offer a range of opportunities for young people to work with us and gain invaluable experience. We sat down with one of our Interns to find out more about them, what they’d been doing, and how much they’d learnt during their time with us.
June 27, 2023

The Voice of Insurance Ep 176: Lorraine Harfitt

Introduction by Voice of Insurance Mark Geoghegan: Asta is the largest third-party manager of Lloyd’s Syndicates by quite a long way. As such, today’s guest Lorraine Harfitt CEO of Asta, almost certainly has a better view of what […]