China Re Says Models, Catastrophe Underwriting Are Fueling the Nation's Slowing Construction Sector Members Public

China’s state-backed reinsurer is turbo charging catastrophe underwriting, underpinned by proprietary catastrophe models and the Chaucer acquisition, as the government pivots to infrastructure development.

Chris Westfall
catastrophe model

FEMA Director Calls for Modeling as Flood Maps Fall Short Members Public

Models will be needed to anticipate the changing dynamics of flood events, but first the government needs to figure out how to pay for it.

Chris Westfall
flood insurance

Sovereigns Face Long Term Climate Shocks, Modeled Catastrophe Risks a Wildcard Members Public

Government bond issuers, including the US, will pay more to investors to buy their climate crippled debt, but models don’t even take into account extreme weather scenarios.

Chris Westfall
climate model

Australia’s Largest Home Lender Models Out $31B In Loans Prone to Rising Catastrophes Members Public

Models reveal that Australia’s largest home lender is facing increased losses from natural perils.

Chris Westfall
climate model