Corporate Governance

Assessing the Human Element in Board Culture

March 10, 2021

A recent white paper explores four significant biases that affect board culture. Do any of these lurk within your captive insurance company's board? Here is an analysis of the white paper and a discussion of its applicability to captive insurance company board culture. Read More

How Effective Is Your Board? The Answer Might Surprise You

December 21, 2020

A recent report from PwC and the Conference Board examines how management views board effectiveness. Public company executives were each asked to rate their company's board of directors, and the results were surprising. Captive boards should be asking themselves how effective they are and whether management agrees with their self-assessment. Read More

Do Your Mental Models Need Updating?

November 18, 2020

Rapid and profound change requires us to reexamine our mental models. This is true for everyone, including captive owners, board members, and managers. Here are some ideas and suggestions for those interested in updating their mental models. Read More

Understanding the Essentials of the CEO and Captive Board Relationship

August 26, 2020

The importance of good CEO/board relationships cannot be underestimated. The purpose of this article is to look at what constitutes the essential elements of a good CEO/board relationship and how these elements can be adapted to fit the management model employed by a large number of captives. Read More

Key Facets of Captive Insurance Company Board Assessments

August 19, 2020

Board assessments can be valuable tools in improving the performance of captive insurance company boards. This article explores reasons why board assessments might be necessary for captive insurance companies, the benefits they can offer, and options for conducting them. Read More