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Joaquin Orejas

Property/Casualty Treaty Chief Underwriter Latin America, London

Joaquin Orejas is a Senior Vice President at Gen Re, working out of the London office. He is responsible for the underwriting of all P&C treaty business in Latin America. Prior to his current role, he has held various positions in Gen Re's Facultative department over the past 20 years, most recently as the Chief Underwriter for Property business outside of the U.S. and Canada.

  • Reinsurance Recoverables – Are They Ignored Assets?

    By Joaquin Orejas |Sep 15, 2015|English

    Reinsurance recoverables can be one of the largest assets on any insurance company's balance sheet and, like the bonds in which insurance companies typically invest, they are subject to credit risk. On the one hand, investment departments of insurance...

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  • Latin America - A Framework for Growth

    By Joaquin Orejas |Jan 22, 2015|English

    The Latin American insurance market has grown at an average annual rate of 17% over the last 10 years, from around USD42 billion to USD167 billion. Yet Latin America still accounts for only 4% of global insurance premium, well short of the region’s share...

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  • Trouble on the Streets: Is the Tide Rising?

    By Joaquin Orejas |Jul 08, 2014|English

    We believe there is a need for underwriters worldwide to have a greater awareness of the potential losses that might occur when offering coverage for Strike, Riot and Civil Commotion (SRCC). One of the typical underwriting pitfalls is to focus on the...

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