Turin Session 2013
19th Edition in English and French
July 15 - August 2, 2013
at ITC / ILO in Turin, Italy
ENGLISH PROGRAM 2013
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With eighteen years of experience in microinsurance, Michael J. McCord is a highly respected microinsurance leader and a strong advocate for microinsurance. He is the president and founder of the MicroInsurance Centre, LLC, a growing consulting firm specializing in research, advocacy and designing microinsurance products and processes that meet the unique needs of low income clients. He is also a founding member and currently sits on the Board of Directors of of the MicroInsurance Network and the Steering Committee for the Munich Re Foundation / Microinsurance Network Annual Microinsurance Conference.
Michael specializes in institutional development for microinsurance, development of new products and analysis of microinsurance programs. He has written extensively on microinsurance – being the author of numerous microinsurance case studies, documents and manuals, including writing the new “Microinsurance product development for microfinance providers.”
Some current activities for Michael include: The MILK project (designed to answer questions of client value and the business case in microinsurance), landscape study of microinsurance in Africa, landscape study of microinsurance in Latin America and the Caribbean, projects in Thailand (product development, a study of regulations on microinsurance), product design project in Peru, and projects in Ghana (Microinsurance Mentoring program, Capacity building).