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Rasaad Jamie

Global Markets Editor


I joined the team in 2009 after working on World Insurance Report, another Informa publication, for the previous nine years.

My focus is on the London wholesale and specialty market. My other areas of interest are global insurance related regulatory developments and emerging insurance markets in Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America, including the low cost and microinsurance sectors in these regions.

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