The Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre (IRFRC), which is part of Nanyang Business School, sponsors and directs primary research on insurance and insurance related risk research in the Asia Pacific. Through research, industry collaborations and seminars it aims to provide a critical foundation to create knowledge and support the growing role of the insurance industry in the economic development of the region.
Founded in March 2011, in partnership with global reinsurer SCOR, the IRFRC has organized seven annual conferences.
The IRFRC is currently conducting a Cyber Risk Management Project (CyRiM), in partnership with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) of Singapore, and leading global insurance companies Aon, Lloyd’s, MSIG, SCOR, and TransRe. Research partners also include Verizon and the Geneva Association.