The Insurance Development Forum (IDF) has announced the appointment of Mr Denis Duverne as Chair of its steering committee, succeeding Mr Stephen Catlin effective 11 September 2018.
Mr Duverne is chairman of AXA Group having held senior roles, including CFO and deputy CEO, at the global insurer since 1995. He has been a member of the IDF steering committee since 2016.
Mr Duverne will replace Mr Catlin, founder and former CEO of Catlin Group Ltd, who has led the IDF as chair since its creation in 2016. During Mr Catlin’s tenure, the IDF has supported several groundbreaking insurance developments, including the Centre for Global Disaster Protection and the G20 InsuResilience Global Partnership by the UK and German governments. It has also driven critical initiatives on enhancing open source and transparent risk modelling, market-enabling regulation and partnerships with international institutions.