Reinsurance companies are the profession's own insurers, enabling large and small companies to mitigate their own potential risk, either of a single massive claim or of a large volume of claims at the same time.

  • Reinsurance Admin
  • Reinsurance Technician
  • Reinsurance Manager

Qualifications required for a reinsurance career

A good degree in any subject is acceptable for entry on most company schemes, though a background in accounting finance, economics, management, mathematics or business may give you an advantage. With reinsurance being such an international field language skills are also sought after although not essential.

Skills and qualities required for careers in reinsurance

Personality and communication skills are particularly important. You will need to build and maintain relationships with a wide variety of people, and be able to assimilate and communicate complex and technical information.