Karen Clark & Co. (KCC), a catastrophic risk management consulting and modeling firm, announced two additions to its senior management team — Nozar Kishi and Christopher Mossey.
Kishi assumes the role of vice president, Model Development, and will lead several modeling initiatives including the Japan typhoon and earthquake Reference Models.
Kishi has more than 20 years of catastrophe modeling experience including managing the development of global multi-hazard models for major modeling companies as well as the development of in-house models and tools for intermediaries and reinsurers. He is an earthquake engineer with a Ph.D. in civil engineering from Kyoto University and a post-doctoral from UCLA.
Mossey has joined as vice president, Client Development, and is working with major insurers and reinsurers to leverage the firm’s RiskInsight open platform and comprehensive catastrophe management toolkit.
Mossey has 20 years of business development experience at major software companies, including the past three years in the catastrophe modeling industry.
“I’m delighted Dr. Kishi and Mr. Mossey have joined KCC,” said Karen Clark, KCC CEO. “They each bring unique and valuable perspectives to our professional team that will be instrumental as we expand into new areas to accommodate the growing industry demand for advanced global modeling capabilities.”
The Boston-based Karen Clark & Co. specializes in modeling catastrophe losses, providing software products and consulting services to help insurance companies better understand and manage catastrophe risk.