Season 1, Episode 1: Jean-Paul Conoscente
In the first episode of our new podcast, Jean-Paul Conoscente, the CEO of Scor Global P&C, joins Meg Green, the managing editor of Insider Engage, for an exclusive interview.
In this episode, Meg and Jean-Paul cover climate change in depth – looking at its impact on the insurance industry on both sides of the balance sheet, the role that insurers have to play in fighting it, and how they can help mitigate its impact on everyday lives.
Jean-Paul also reflects on his route into insurance, and what has kept him in the sector over the last three decades.
Bio: Jean-Paul Conoscente
Jean-Paul is an American and French citizen, is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley (Master of Science in Structural Engineering) and the Ecole des Travaux Publics, Paris (Engineering Diploma in Civil Engineering).
He started his career in earthquake engineering in California and then in CAT Modeling as the European head of the Modeling firm EQECAT. He subsequently held several senior positions with AON Benfield as a reinsurance broker in London and Paris and then with AXA Re in Paris as the Global Head of Property.
In 2008, he joined SCOR in New York as Chief Underwriting Officer for the Americas for SCOR P&C and helped transform SCOR’s team and portfolio in the Americas, before taking on the role of CEO of SCOR’s P&C U.S. Operations in 2016.
Following SCOR P&C’s restructuring in September 2018, he became its CEO of Reinsurance globally. Since April 2019, he is the Chief Executive Officer of SCOR P&C, and a member of the Executive Committee and of SCOR SE.
Editor's Bio: Meg Green
Meg Green, our managing editor, is a former daily newspaper journalist who joined Insider Engage in 2021 after a storied 23-year career with AM Best. Since joining AM Best in 1998, she has covered nearly every facet of the insurance industry - and is still learning every day!
After two decades in print, Meg spent the last decade focusing on video story telling and enjoys speaking to the brightest minds in the industry about the opportunities ahead. Meg was thrilled to join the Insurance Insider family to take the helm of the newly launched Insider Engage - think of it as the multimedia Sunday magazine to the Insider's breaking news.