catastrophe risk management News

RMS Names Sharma Senior Vice President of Cloud Operations and IT

RMS, the Newark, Calif.-based catastrophe risk management firm, announced it has named Sanjiv “Sunny” Sharma as senior vice president of cloud operations and information technology. Sharma joins from Rocket Fuel, a digital advertising firm, where he led the global engineering …

Aspen Re Appoints De Couto as Head of Portfolio Analytics

Aspen Re has appointed Douglas De Couto as head of portfolio analytics. De Couto will be joining Aspen Re from RenaissanceRe where until recently he was assistant vice president, corporate risk, a role in which he led a team responsible …

RMS Releases Updated Europe Windstorm, North Atlantic Hurricane Models

RMS, the Newark, Calif.-based catastrophe risk management firm, has released updated RMS Europe windstorm models and North Atlantic hurricane models. The 15.0 RMS Europe Windstorm Models’ hazard and vulnerability components have been updated to strengthen risk selection and portfolio management …

RMS Study Shows Significant Tsunami Risk in Caribbean, Mediterranean

RMS, the catastrophe risk management firm, has released a global tsunami risk study that identifies more than 20 subduction zones worldwide capable of generating a giant earthquake and tsunami – similar in scale to the March 11, 2011, Tohoku, Japan …

Karen Clark & Co. Introduces RiskInsight® Platform for Cat Risk Management

Boston-based Karen Clark & Company (KCC), independent experts in catastrophe risk, catastrophe models and catastrophe risk management, announced the release of the RiskInsight® open, global platform for catastrophe risk management. The bulletin described RiskInsight has featuring “an open architecture that …