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.

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 […]
June 26, 2023

Experts say Lloyd’s captives could take off this year

Captives could be operating in Lloyd’s within the next year, as risk managers show growing interest in the market’s global licensing and financial strength rating, brokers and other experts have told Commercial Risk Europe. Lloyd’s launched a new […]
June 13, 2023

GCP Short: What is a Lloyd’s Captive Syndicate and how will it work?

“The Lloyd’s Captive Syndicate is complementary to an existing captive they currently have in the group,” said Keith Nevett, Head of Business development at Asta in a podcast hosted by Richard Cutcher at Captive Intelligence. Keith went to […]
June 9, 2023

Innovation in all guises now essential for Lloyd’s syndicate approval

Tangible evidence of innovation is now essential for new syndicate launches to be approved by Lloyd’s, according to Asta CEO Lorraine Harfitt. As leader of the largest third-party managing agent at Lloyd’s – hosting 11 full syndicates, five […]