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Feb 26, 2019

Welcome to RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Writer at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society.


Today’s guest is Sushant Sarin, the Executive Vice President of Commercial Lines for TATA AIG General Insurance Company Limited.


In 2018, Sushant presented at the RIMS Risk Forum in India, with a session on managing the potential risks and rewards of Asian infrastructure, economic, and technological development. In today’s episode, he revisits this topic once more and gives a condensed version of his panel from the Forum. They discuss risks that companies in Asia-Pacific should consider, some of the upside risks regarding risk management in India, climate risks in India, best practices, and more!


Key Takeaways:

[:16] About today’s episode and featured guest.

[:24] About the RIMS 2019 Annual Conference.

[:44] More about today’s guest, Sushant Sarin.

[1:15] Justin welcomes Sushant to the podcast.

[1:29] Sushant highlights some risks that companies in Asia-Pacific should consider.

[4:02] Some of the upside risks when considering the Asian infrastructure.

[5:00] The most pressing needs regarding risk management in India.

[6:19] How long will it take to see a change in risk management in India?

[6:57] How the topics of scarcity and climate risk will be built into the training for risk managers in India.

[8:26] Best practices Sushant’s put into place regarding monsoons.

[9:38] Climate risk trends Sushant is noticing in India.

[10:43] Would Sushant agree with the statement: “Inspiring the will of the people and the government at the same time is the key to getting the infrastructure where it needs to be.”

[11:44] Sushant’s parting thoughts for this week’s episode!

[12:00] Justin closes this week’s podcast.


Mentioned in this Episode:

RIMS Annual Conference 2019
TATA AIG General Insurance Company Limited

RIMS Risk Forum India 2018 Coverage

RIMS Risk Forum 2018 India Q&A with Shankar Garigaparthy of Lloyds India

Latest Members-Only Episode: Live from RIMS India Risk Forum 2018 with Peter Young

Marsh and RIMS State of Risk Management in India 2018 Survey

RIMS 2019 Annual Conference Registration


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