Data Fuelled Risk Management: Insuring Hazardous Materials with Pen Underwriting

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In this discussion with Pen Underwriting, we explore the risks and data challenges involved in handling and insuring hazardous goods. As one of its key niche product areas, Pen shares real-time examples and case studies to learn from, including industry facts like the most environmentally destructive liquid in the UK.

Matthew Grant, Partner at InsTech London is joined by Ian Summerfield, Commercial Director for Hazardous Goods and Environmental at Pen Underwriting and Sarah Penny, Claims Relationship Manager at Pen Underwriting.

The topics covered are:

  • Review of hazardous goods and emerging risks
  • Standards and critical requirements for data sharing and gathering risk information
  • The impact of innovation and advancement on the claims process
  • How Pen uses its extensive industry experience to support clients in a changing risk landscape

Watch the full Live Chat using the video player below. 

Continuing Professional Development - Learning Objectives

InsTech London is accredited by The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). You can claim one hour towards the CII member CPD scheme by watching an InsTech London Live Chat.

The Learning Objectives for this live chat are:

  • Learn what the data and risk challenges are with regard to hazardous goods
  • Hear about the claims process in this area and how it has changed as result of innovation
  • Explore key industry examples and their associated risks

To claim 1 CPD hour for watching Data Fuelled Risk Management: Insuring Hazardous Materials with Pen Underwriting, please email us at

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