Willis forum calls for structured model validation process

Insurance should learn from other industries, says Marcus Stricker


WRN launches hail initiative

Agreement with the NOAA'S NSSL plans to improve accuracy


Research projects driven by mix of altruism and business logic

Climate change, floods, longevity, volcanoes, the Arctic ice cap, the Great Barrier Reef - all have been the subject of various research projects funded by re/insurers or brokers. However altruistic the support of these projects appears, they all ultimately bring some benefit to the sponsors, as Sarfraz Thind explains


Montpelier Re appoints risk analytics head

New role for Gero Michel


WRN plans extreme European storm catalogue

Also studying tail risk of these storms


WRN hosts wind and storm modelling event

Scientific institutions will present research on flood, tsunami and other risks


WRN unveils research projects in US

They range from tropical cyclones to economic capital modelling


Willis releases Latin American flood risk data

Says they may have climate-change relevance in future