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Insurance Europe is the European (re)insurance federation
940 000
employees represented
member countries
benefits and claims paid
10 100bn
in investments

Insurance Europe is the European insurance and reinsurance federation. Through its 35 member bodies — the national insurance associations — Insurance Europe represents all types of insurance and reinsurance undertakings, eg pan-European companies, monoliners, mutuals and SMEs.

Insurance Europe, which is based in Brussels, represents undertakings that account for around 95% of total European premium income. Insurance makes a major contribution to Europe’s economic growth and development. European insurers generate premium income of
€1 200bn, directly employ over 940 000 people and invest over €10 100bn in the economy.



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Rue Montoyer 51
B-1000 Brussels

Tel: +32 2 894 30 00
Fax: +32 2 894 30 01
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Annual Report

Read about Insurance Europe’s positions on all the major insurance issues of the day — innovation in distribution, growing the cyber risk insurance market, tackling the pension crisis, developing a global insurance capital standard and much more.

The Annual Report contains guest opinion pieces including European Commission vice-president Jyrki Katainen on why the EC Investment Plan relies on the engagement of insurers and Lloyd’s CEO Inga Beale on international trade conditions.

The online version also contains links to videos and extra content.

Annual Report 2016-2017

Mission statement

Insurance Europe's mission is:

  • To draw attention to issues of strategic interest to all European insurers and reinsurers in a sustainable manner.
  • To raise awareness of insurers' and reinsurers' roles in providing insurance protection and security to the community as well as in contributing to economic growth and development.
  • To promote – as the expert and representative voice of the insurance industry – a competitive and open market to the benefit of the European consumer as well as corporate clients.

In order to achieve this, Insurance Europe:

  • Represents all European insurers and reinsurers.
    Insurance Europe is the European insurance and reinsurance federation. Through its member bodies comprising of national insurance associations, Insurance Europe represents all types of insurance and reinsurance undertakings, including pan-European companies, monoliners, mutuals or SMEs. Insurance Europe represents undertakings that account for around 95% of total European premium income.
  • Positions the European insurance industry within the European and global regulatory frameworks.
    Insurance Europe is the voice of the European insurance industry at European and international level. Insurance Europe is a fair and reliable partner and a contact point for institutions, politicians and supervisors. Insurance Europe provides services to the European and International institutions to the benefit of its members. In the regulatory process Insurance Europe develops, promotes and defends industry positions that are supported by technical research and expertise. Through government lobby, public affairs, industry forums and issue management, it contributes to achieve a positive political, social, business and economic environment.
  • Provides a platform to its members.
    Insurance Europe provides the infrastructure for an exchange of information and experience between members. Insurance Europe plays a supporting role in relation to its members and provides information and guidance on issues of interest to the European insurance sector. Insurance Europe promotes trust and confidence in the European insurance industry.
Transparency commitment

Insurance Europe is an international not-for-profit association and a representative body with a due governance and diligence process.

Its industry positions are agreed with its members, the national insurance associations. Insurance Europe is committed to the highest lobbying standards and ethics and subscribes to the principles of transparency, honesty and integrity. It is registered in the joint European Commission/European Parliament Transparency Register of interest representatives and abides by its Code of Conduct.

Working bodies

Corporate governance

Privacy policy

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Insurance Europe wants to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

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Insurance Europe keeps its privacy policy under regular review and will place any updates on this page. This privacy policy was last updated on 4 September 2015.

By using this website and disclosing personal information to us, you consent to the collection, storage and processing of your personal information by Insurance Europe in the manner set out in this privacy policy.

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