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Jamie Rodney & Andrew Smith

Reask & Fathom

Tropical Cyclone – Managing Tomorrow’s Climate Risk Today

In this episode we cover the highlights of our recent live event in London “Tropical Cyclone – Managing Tomorrow’s Climate Risk Today with Reask and Fathom”. We heard about how insurers and portfolio managers are taking account of the increased need to understand the combined risk of floods and hurricanes. We were joined by some of the companies providing climate analytics and data including:

1:38 Jamie Rodney, CEO, Reask; Andrew Smith, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Fathom; David Vicary, Research and Development Manager, Brit Insurance

15:01 Robert Porter, Product Director, VAVE; Oliver Wing, Chief Research Officer, Fathom; Sue Barenbrug, Independent Consultant

27.46 Paul Wilson, Partner, Securis Investment Partners; Thomas Loridan, Co-founder and Chief Science Officer, Reask

43.41 Dickie Whitaker, Founder and CEO, Oasis Loss Modelling Framework

Talking points include:

  • What a globally correlated cyclone model looks like
  • The valuation of properties and how open data is impacting this
  • Applying science at the point of sale
  • Aggregating and pricing flood risk
  • How a puppy called Jasper demonstrates climate versus natural variability

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The Learning Objectives for this podcast are:

  • List some of the reasons why establishing an understanding of the combined risks of floods and hurricanes is essential in the current economic times
  • Describe some of the issues relating to tropical cyclone statistics, including the effects of global warming
  • Identify the different ways of sourcing data to effectively evaluate and price flood risk

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