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In accordance with our commitment to the advancement of the insurance industry, we actively enhance the industry’s role in mitigating risk, building resiliency and narrowing the global protection gap with efforts centered on research, scholarship and leadership development.
Shin Research

Shin Research Excellence Awards

A research scholarship program designed to stimulate original, theoretical research on practical industry issues.

Congratulations to the 2018 Shin Research Scholars:

Alexander Bohnert

Chair of Insurance Economics and Risk Management,
School of Business and Economics,
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

Albrecht Fritzsche

Chair of Innovation and Value Creation,
School of Business and Economics,
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

Shirley Gregor

Information Systems,
Research School of Management,
Australian National University (ANU)

Digital Agendas in the Insurance Industry: The Importance of Comprehensive Approaches

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Leaders of Tomorrow

Designed to support a leadership trajectory for a select group who represent the rising stars of the industry. The program cultivates core assets by attracting and motivating key talent, stimulating creative thinking on strategic issues, driving exposure across core business functionality, expanding global peer networks, and initiating and leveraging exposure to senior executives cross sector network and coaching from seasoned executives.

The program culminates with the publication of original papers submitted by the Leaders of Tomorrow participants and a special session for the candidates at the IIS Global Insurance Forum. One candidate is selected for the Leaders of Tomorrow Leadership Awards and recognized at the IIS Awards Gala Dinner before an audience of global industry executives.

Congratulations to the 2018 Leaders of Tomorrow Leadership Award Recipient

Patrick G. Schmid, PhD

Vice President, The Institutes' RiskBlock Alliance

Leaders of Tomorrow Alumni
Leaders of Tomorrow
Leaders of Tomorrow

Global Centers of Insurance Excellence

A certification program for universities and colleges with outstanding Risk Management and Insurance programs, designed to elevate the importance of risk management education.

The Founder's Award

Honoring our founder, this prestigious award recognizes individuals who have made a significant and lasting contribution to insurance thought, product, practice or education. The award is presented annually at the gala awards dinner at the Global Insurance Forum before an audience of 500+ senior insurance executives representing over 50 nations.

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Congratulations to the 2018 Laureates

John S. Bickley Founder’s Award Laureate

Andrew Kuper

Founder and CEO, LeapFrog Investments, Australia

Insurance Hall of Fame Laureate

Shuzo Sumi

Chairman of the Board, Tokio Marine Holdings, Japan

The Insurance Hall of Fame

Recognized as the premier award in the insurance industry, the Insurance Hall of Fame award is bestowed on an individual who has made a broad, encompassing and lasting contribution to the insurance industry, thereby affecting a substantial influence on the ability of the industry to serve society. Insurance Hall of Fame Laureates are inducted during a gala awards dinner at the Global Insurance Forum before an audience of 500+ senior insurance executives representing over 50 nations.Visit the Insurance Hall of Fame.

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Insurance Hall of Fame