Welcome to On the FrontLine. The 360° view of risk.

epaselect epa05298592 A burnt vehicle is seen in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, 10 May 2016. A wildfire erupted on 03 May destroying the city of Fort MacMurray, and forcing more than 88,000 people to evacuate from the area, leaving more than 200,000 hect

First on the scene: The Fort McMurray Wildfire

Why there was nothing “ordinary” about responding to the inferno that engulfed entire communities in Northern Alberta. The devastating wildfire that engulfed communities in the Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo

Terex Feature

Proactive & flexible

Terex director of risk management Dave Wingo tells on the frontline how its global TPA program through Broadspire® is positively impacting its approach to employee healthcare claims.


Identifying the weakest link

Large and complex supply chain losses are highlighting issues with insurance coverage and claims.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock (5679562e)
Burnt forests are seen in Fort McMurray
Wildfire Aftermath, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada - 10 May 2016
Firefighters saved almost 90 percent of the structures in Fort McMurray which was engulfed in a huge wildfire that caused a massive evacuation in west Canada over the past week, officials said Monday.

After the “Beast”

Pat Van Bakel, President and CEO of Crawford & Company®, Canada explains why the devastating wildfires in Fort McMurray in May 2016 were a game changer from a hazard and industry loss perspective > more


Against a turning tide

Major events so far in 2016 suggest the tide could be turning after five years of relatively benign global natural catastrophe losses. On the FrontLine considers some of the implications from a risk, insurance and claims perspective > more

Our mission is to help advance understanding of business risks and facilitate strategic decision-making through capitalizing on the expertise, global reach and unique data insight afforded by Crawford and its industry partners”

Editorial Team

Communications Director, Crawford EMEA-Asia Pac

Lynn Cufley

Marketing & Communications Director, International, Crawford & Company

crawford_img_6848_Sue_Hale_med_res pref 1 cropped

Sue Hale

International Marketing Manager, Crawford & Company


Suzanne Hirst

Publisher, OTF, Director, Zebra Media

Helen Yates

Helen Yates

Editor, OTF, Director, Zebra Media

Nigel Allen 1

Nigel Allen

Contributor, OTF, Director, Zebra Media