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

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


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.

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

Lynn Cufley

Marketing & Communications Director, International, Crawford & Company

Sue Hale

International Marketing Manager, Crawford & Company

Suzanne Hirst

Publisher, OTF, Director, Zebra Media

Helen Yates

Editor, OTF, Director, Zebra Media

Nigel Allen

Contributor, OTF, Director, Zebra Media