Delta offers NZ’s first personal cyber insurance

NBR Senior Writer Nathan Smith talks to Craig and Fred about the first personal cyber-attack policy in New Zealand: While corporate cyber insurance has existed in various forms for about 20 years, policies for individuals are relatively new. But interests and attitudes toward cyber insurance have changed as people realise they can’t escape the risks … [Read more…]

New Board Member appointed

Delta Insurance has appointed experienced insurance executive Kent Chaplin to its Advisory Board. A former chief executive officer and regional head for Lloyd’s in Asia-Pacific, Mr Chaplin has 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry with strengths in insurance law, executive management, underwriting, claims, operations, compliance and regulatory affairs, finance, strategy and market development. Mr … [Read more…]

Breakthrough business cyber-risk solution launched

Delta Insurance has partnered with global security company DynaRisk to deliver a cyber-protection and insurance solution for businesses and their employees and customers across Asia-Pacific.   Delta Insurance Group MD Ian Pollard says the cyber-risk product, which will be managed and marketed from Delta Insurance’s New Zealand and Singapore offices, is a first for the Asia-Pacific … [Read more…]

Cricket, golf, bowls and Round the Bays!

It’s been a busy start to the year … a plethora of competition accompanied with varying skillsets and plenty of humour. The Wooton Kearney Annual Cricket Day A day of eight-a-side cricket at the Grafton Cricket Club on 20 Feb was the perfect excuse to catch a lime. However there was robust debate about the … [Read more…]

Delta Insurance launches new cyber insurance and security package

Insurance Business’ Gabriel Olano talks to Group Managing Director Ian Pollard about Delta’s new cyber protection offer for the Asia Pacific region: Specialist insurer Delta Insurance has launched a cyber-protection and insurance product for businesses and their employees and customers across the Asia-Pacific region, in partnership with global cybersecurity firm DynaRisk. The new product will … [Read more…]

How insurers work with cyber experts to help prevent attacks

John Moore, Senior Underwriter & Financial Lines Manager at Delta Insurance, talks to Ksenia Stepanova from Insurance Business about insurers’ increasing use of cyber experts: Although insurance is commonly seen as something that only comes into play after a loss, an increasing emphasis is being placed on pre-loss and prevention strategies – especially when it … [Read more…]

Drones a game changer for the construction sector

Delta CEO Craig Kirk writes about the transformational qualities of UAVs for the construction industry in the following article in Construction News. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – or drones, as they’re popularly known – have gone from being a fancy photographic toy to an almost ubiquitous part of the landscape. From early uses in a … [Read more…]

Celebrating five years!

With true entrepreneurial spirit, Ian and Craig said damn the torpedos and in 2014 launched Delta Insurance. Five years on and Delta has grown to 35 people, gained a place in the Deloitte Fast 50 and won three ANZIIF Awards. A five year jubilee well worth celebrating! 140 guests joined us from far and wide … [Read more…]

Men are from underwriting, women are from claims

Petra Lucioli, conference speaker and claims manager with Delta Insurance, spoke to exclusively to Insurance Business about her experience as a woman working in the insurance market. With nearly 20 years’ experience in liability claims management in the UK and New Zealand, Lucioli says she found her niche in claims, where she was surrounded by many other … [Read more…]