Duncan Minty is an independent ethics consultant with a particular interest in the insurance sector. Minty is a chartered insurance practitioner and the author of ethics courses and guidance papers for the Chartered Insurance Institute. Over the past 14 years, Minty has worked with a wide variety of firms in the insurance sector, helping them achieve greater certainty on ethical issues. Minty’s ‘Ethics and Insurance’ blog is a leading source of insight into ethical issues influencing the insurance sector. Prior to becoming a consultant, Minty worked in insurance for 18 years and became head of risk management at Europe’s largest motor fleet.
Recent Articles by Duncan Minty
Which Rules Should Insurtech Break?
There’s a lot of attention being given at the moment to the startup firms that are entering the insurance market in the hope of grabbing attention and business by disrupting the established ways of doing things. And some of these insurtech startups are indeed introducing new and exciting ideas to the market. Disruptive thinking has […]
The Rise of Panopticon Regulation?
A radical shift is underway in how insurance markets are going to be regulated in the UK. The shift will transform the relationship between insurers, regulators and the public. “Big data” promises a more personalized, customer-centric way of doing business. Yet, as insurers gain access to unprecedented levels of information about the lives of consumers, […]
An Ethics Question on Driverless Cars
Self-driving cars will transform personal travel and, in doing so, will pose some interesting questions for insurers. One question that insurers seem not to have addressed so far involves the ethical issues raised by self-driving cars. And there’s one particular issue of ethics that could have a significant influence on the liability exposures presented by […]
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