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WTW appoints senior industry figure to its risk and capital management team

8th July 2022 - Author: Kassandra Jimenez-Sanchez

Advisory and broking solutions company WTW, has appointed Kartina Tahir Thomson to the company’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business.

Katrina Tahir Thomson wtwTahir Thomson will be based in London, where she started her new role on 1 July.

With over 20 years of actuarial, risk, governance and regulatory experience, she will play an integral role in helping insurers to enhance the value of their risk and capital management capabilities, the firm noted.

Within her new position, she will also provide advice on key strategic governance and regulatory issues.

Tahir Thomson said: “I am delighted to be joining the best team in the business. I look forward to working with our clients, who are increasingly on the front line of regulatory scrutiny, to help them navigate a rapidly evolving policy and market landscape and manage their risk and capital strategy in order to achieve profitable and growth outcomes during these challenging times.”

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Prior to joining WTW, Tahir Thomson was part of PwC’s Leadership team in insurance, asset and wealth management regulation.

Before that role, she was at the Bank of England, leading the supervision of firms in the London Market and general insurance retail and commercial markets, where she was also pivotal in the implementation of Solvency II.

According to WTW, Tahir Thomson continues to hold leadership and senior positions in the Actuarial profession, including her role as council member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and Chair of the IFoA Foundation.

Commenting on the appointment, Paul Hewett, Director and UK P&C Capital Proposition Leader, Insurance Consulting and Technology, WTW, said: “We are delighted Kartina is joining our market-leading capital management team.

“Well known in the London Market, she is a highly respected senior risk specialist with extensive regulatory experience and will be a major asset to our clients, as we continue to strengthen our position as the leading consulting and technology solutions provider for the insurance industry.”

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