ARPC CEO appointed 2020 IFTRIP President

Dr Christopher Wallace, CEO of Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (ARPC), has been appointed incoming President of the International Forum of Terrorism Risk (Re)Insurance Pools (IFTRIP) for 2020. Dr Wallace’s appointment was announced at the IFTRIP annual conference in Brussels last month and he will assume his new IFTRIP role from January 2020. IFTRIP is an international forum of national terrorism...
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Changes to the ARPC Executive Team

Dr Christopher Wallace, Chief Executive of Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation, has announced changes to the senior executive team effective from 16 April 2018. “These changes streamline ARPC’s operations and will further develop the strong skills and capabilities we have across the organisation. The new structure will unlock deeper levels of collaboration and better use our collective expertise," says Dr Christopher...
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Autumn Under the Cover newsletter published

ARPC's Autumn 2018 newsletter published 
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Terrorism Insurance Scheme amendments approved

Changes to Australia’s Terrorism Insurance Scheme, as recommended by the 2015 Triennial Review by Treasury, have now been approved and are effective as at 1 July 2017. The changes extend the Scheme’s coverage and will ensure it remains fit for purpose. The changes will: broaden the definition of eligible property to include buildings with a floor space of at least...
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Public Service Medal awarded to ARPC Chief Underwriting Officer

Joan Fitzpatrick, Chair of Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation, (ARPC) has today congratulated Michael Pennell, ARPC Chief Underwriting Officer, who has been awarded the prestigious Public Service Medal. “I would like to congratulate Michael Pennell who was awarded the Public Service Medal for his outstanding public service in the development of Australia’s national terrorism reinsurance scheme,” said Joan Fitzpatrick, ARPC Chair....
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Dramatic terrorism increase in OECD member countries, including Australia, according to new ARPC research

The past three years have seen a dramatic increase in the intensity and spread of terrorist incidents in OECD member countries, including Australia, according to new research conducted exclusively for Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation and unveiled at the ARPC-OECD Global Terrorism Risk Insurance Conference this month. According to the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP)*, which conducted the research, there were...
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New ARPC Board Members appointed

Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment to the Board of two new part-time members for three year terms and the reappointment of one part-time member for a further year. The appointments include: • Mr Michael Callaghan AM, for a period of three years; • Ms Robin Low, for a period of three years; and • Mr Tom...
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CEO contract renewed

Australia’s terrorism reinsurance scheme, Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (ARPC), is pleased to announce that its Board has renewed ARPC Chief Executive Dr Christopher Wallace’s appointment under the Terrorist Insurance Act 2003. Dr Wallace has served as ARPC CEO since November 2013.“The Board’s unanimous view is that Dr Wallace’s leadership of ARPC has been of a very high calibre,” says ARPC...
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