Sian Aspinall, Joint Managing Director at BPL Global, sits down with Markel’s Trade Credit Head of Business Development, Simon Philpin for the latest instalment of the ‘Class Conversation’ podcast, discussing key issues and developments in the credit and political risk insurance market

Sian and Simon take an in-depth look at the latest trends in credit and political risk, including the impact of Covid-19 on the industry, the changing demographics of enquiries, and digital innovations such as BPL Sphere.

Sian discusses the CPRI landscape in the wake of the pandemic and how the industry managed to adapt quickly – allowing clients to exercise their business continuity planning. In addition, BPL Global reported an uptick in corporate unsecured lending enquiries as well as project finance deals in the renewable space. Finally, they look at how the pandemic pushed ‘technophobes’ to get to grips with technology.

Listen to the full podcast here: