Zach West

Zachary West is The Council’s Market Intelligence & Insights Associate, supporting the day-to-day activities of the Market Intelligence & Insights team through research and analysis. He performs research for and drafts the monthly Insurtech Spotlight and Cyber Market Watch newsletters, and assists with the management and production of The Council’s flagship surveys. A native of Portland, Oregon, West is a 2017 graduate of The George Washington University with a B.S. in both Physics and Mathematics.
COVID-19 Comes for Insurtech Investments
Industry COVID-19 Comes for Insurtech Investments
The pandemic has reshaped incumbent and investor priorities.
September 22, 2020
To Cover Or Not To Cover?
P&C To Cover Or Not To Cover?
U.S. and international courts split over COVID-19 BI coverage.
July 22, 2020
The Pandemic Goes Virtual
P&C The Pandemic Goes Virtual
How COVID-19 has affected the cyber risk landscape.
June 24, 2020
Cyber Insurance Tested by COVID-19
P&C Cyber Insurance Tested by COVID-19
Pandemic highlights weaknesses of a still immature market.
April 21, 2020
COVID-19 Brings Increased Recession Risk
Industry COVID-19 Brings Increased Recession Risk
Thomas Holzheu of Swiss Re explains dangers pandemic poses for weakened global e...
March 25, 2020
Civil Authority and Other Common BI Coverages May Not Cover Coronavirus Losses
P&C Civil Authority and Other Common BI Coverages May Not Cover Coronavirus Losses
Most require direct physical loss or damage, which can be hard to prove.
March 20, 2020
Will P&C Insurers Pay Out Coronavirus Claims?
P&C Will P&C Insurers Pay Out Coronavirus Claims?
Experts seem to be saying many will be contested.
February 27, 2020
GDPR: Where Are We Now?
Industry GDPR: Where Are We Now?
Five things you need to know about the effect of the EU’s new regulation.
February 20, 2020
What’s the Deal with Social Inflation?
P&C What’s the Deal with Social Inflation?
How shifting societal norms and legal changes can impact commercial lines.
January 27, 2020
Cyber Risk, Changes in Legislation, and Climate Change: Trouble Ahead in 2020
P&C Cyber Risk, Changes in Legislation, and Climate Change: Trouble Ahead in 2020
Experts identify top business risks for 2020 in new report from Allianz.
January 17, 2020
CyberCube/Advisen Team Up On Cyber Threats
P&C CyberCube/Advisen Team Up On Cyber Threats
Panel offers timely advice on cyber risk landscape and cyber risk assessment.
November 25, 2019
RiskStream Collaborative Continues its Pursuit of “The Golden Triangle”
Industry RiskStream Collaborative Continues its Pursuit of “The Golden Triangle”
RiskStream Collaborative President Chris McDaniel offers exclusive update on con...
November 25, 2019
Bettering the Customer Experience through Partnership and Collaboration
Industry Bettering the Customer Experience through Partnership and Collaboration
Industry tripod discusses connectivity and the consumer amidst changing industry...
October 31, 2019
New AMS Innovations for the Digital Age
Industry New AMS Innovations for the Digital Age
Digital brokerage of the future is guiding light for recent innovation.
October 31, 2019