There is no simple cure to the ills of social inflation, but a sustained and consistent effort by insurers can start to address some of the symptoms.
Andrew Gifford is senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for General Re.
Gifford oversees the global legal, compliance and regulatory functions for the Gen Re group's insurance, reinsurance and financial services businesses. Prior to joining Gen Re, he was a partner with a global law firm, where he represented clients in a variety of international businesses, including insurance and reinsurance, auditing and consulting services, banking, mortgage lending and real estate.
He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School.