eRMIA: Keynote Tour 2020; Session 1 with Alex Pui - Climate Change Risk (15/10/2020 PM)

5:15pm Thursday, 15 October 2020
6:00pm Thursday, 15 October 2020
Professional Development Course

Keynote Tour 2020; Session 1 with Alex Pui - Climate Change Risk

Welcome to the RMIA Keynote Tour 2020 made possible in partnership with our sponsor Swiss Re International.

The Keynote Tour 2020 will be held over 3 evenings in October with 3 leading international specialists of the Risk Industry.

Session One

TOPIC: Climate Change Risk

SPEAKER: Mr Alex Pui, Head of Natural Catastrophe and Sustainability (APAC) at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions in Tokyo, Japan.

Alex is also an Adjunct Lecturer at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW). Apart from pioneering climate and other innovative risk solutions, Alex is responsible for managing the APAC Nat Cat portfolio.

He has worked in Singapore and Australia, with stints at Willis Re and Insurance Australia Group involving catastrophe risk modelling and research. Alex led the development of the world's first parametric haze solution  ("HazeShield" - co developed with Harvard University) to insure against smoke haze pollution from transboundary South East Asian haze from Indonesian forest fires.

Alex holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) and PhD in Applied Statistics (majoring in Climate Science) from UNSW.\

The Format

Each of the Tour events will have a keynote presentation of approximately 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes Q&A.

DATE & TIME: 5:15pm - 6:00pm AEST Thursday 15 October 2020

AEST UTC +10:00 (17:15 - 18:00)

LOCATION:  Online via Zoom  

COST:  $0.00 FREE for Members & Non-Members

CPD: 1 point (per event)

Session 2 & 3

Session 2: The Macroeconomic Impact of Emerging Risk with Jérôme Jean Haegeli

5:15pm - 6:00pm AEST Tuesday 20 October 2020

Session 3: Emerging Risks with Martin Weymann

5:15pm - 6:00pm AEST Thursday 22 October 2020

Note: Remember to add all three (3) sessions to your Cart to register for the entire Tour.

Registration for each session will close 24 hours prior to the event when final Zoom invitation details will be sent, we cannot guarantee receipt of the Zoom invitation details after this time.

Keynote Tour 2020


Keynote Tour 2020 sponsored by

Swiss Re



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