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Louise Isted


Louise joined Insurance Day in 2023 from Bermuda:Re+ILS, where she was the editor.


Before entering the re/insurance space, Louise covered the energy sector in senior roles at the World Nuclear Association, Platts (S&P Global) and ICIS. She also worked as an energy markets reporter at Reuters and Argus Media.


She has a Postgraduate Diploma in periodicals journalism from the University of Cardiff and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in Russian from Durham University.


At Insurance Day, Louise is responsible for long-form content, including analyses, interviews, op-eds and special reports.

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