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Insurance Ireland- Milliman CRO Forum #2, 14th May 2020

Webinar: Novel Coronavirus - Medical and Epidemiological Aspects

Insurance Ireland and Milliman are pleased to announce a Webinar: Novel Coronavirus - Medical and Epidemiological Aspects

When:        14th May 2020
Time:         10 am - 11.10 am
Where:       Online


In this webinar, Dr. Achim Regenauer, Chief Medical Officer of PartnerRe, discusses medical and epidemiological aspects of the Novel Coronavirus.

The aim of this webinar is to provide an overview of the Corona pandemic with a clear mandate to differentiate facts from emotional, “half-news” or even fake news. It should also offer guidance for a better understanding of possible implications for insurance industry, particularly life insurance.


  • COVID-19 disease patterns and progression

  • Vaccines how fast?

  • Morbidity and mortality of COVID-19?

  • Reinfection – immunity only for a limited time

  • Mutation and Genomics – does SARS-CoV2 change?

  • Do we now face more often pandemics in the future?

  • What happens after lockdowns, e.g. 2nd wave?

  • Can Digitisation help to contain this pandemic?


Guest Speaker:    Dr. Achim Regenauer, Chief Medical Officer, Partner Reinsurance Europe SE

Presenters: Moyagh Murdock, CEO Insurance Ireland, Florian Wimber, Head of European Affairs and International Insurance, Insurance Ireland, Eamonn Phelan, Principal, Milliman, Eoin King, Consulting Actuary, Milliman


Biographical details

Dr. Achim Regenauer is a specialist in internal medicine with many years of experience in clinical medicine before  joining reinsurance industry. Over several decades he has acquired  knowledge in risk management of international life insurance (case assessment,  development of guidelines, various forms and depths of underwriting, coaching, product counselling, claims, complaint management), partially also in the health and non-life areas of insurance.

Dr. Regenauer worked internationally for Munich Re at an executive level with additional engagements in various insurance associations (e.g. Board Member of the ICLAM and Chairman of the board of Department for Life Insurance Medicine in Germany), but also with frequent contact to actuarial organisations, governments and the media dealing with hot topics such as SARS and Avian influenza. In the last years one of his major task has been to monitor and to analyze non-financial trends in medicine, technology, society and politics in terms of their impact on life and health insurance.  As from  January 1,  2017 he joined  PartnerRe  as Chief Medical Officer dealing with  emerging topics such as pandemics, antimicrobial resistance, obesity etc. Major focus areas of his activities are longevity issues, underwriting, claims, critical illness, critical advantage, e-health and regular updates on Partner Re`s manual PAR (underwriting manual).


This event is open to the members of the Insurance Ireland CRO Forum. For further details please contact Nessa Feehan

You can read the round up of the event here.


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