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Sid Jha

Founder and CEO, Arbol

Bringing efficiency, transparency and access to climate risk transfer

Arbol provides parametric climate and weather risk management solutions for sectors such as agriculture, energy, maritime and hospitality.

Siddhartha Jha, Arbol’s Founder, CEO and Chairman, joined Matthew Grant and Henry Gale to discuss how his experience of commodities trading helped inspire Arbol, how he built a company and a product and how it is addressing the needs of its customers with climate risk transfer.

Talking points include:

  • Insuring cotton gins against low yields
  • Combining parametric and traditional property insurance in Florida
  • Applying parametric triggers to reinsurance on an individual property level
  • How Arbol’s parametric captive programme offers analytics and insurance to corporates
  • The recent acquisition of Oasis Hub and how it will enrich Arbol’s dClimate network

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The Learning Objectives for this podcast are:

  • List some of the ways in which commodities trading experience can benefit the insurance field
  • Describe the key differences between parametric and traditional property insurance, and where these can be combined effectively
  • Summarise what a parametric captive programme entails and its benefits for corporate organisations

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