Lucia Bevere is the author of the annual sigma on natural catastrophes and man-made disasters. She has published eight sigma studies since 2005. In addition, she is responsible for the sigma catastrophe database, the only internationally available commercial catastrophe database to record natural catastrophes and man-made disasters.
She is member of the Working Group on Human and Economic Impact Characterization at the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters-CRED of the Université Catholique de Louvain.
Lucia holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Università Bocconi - Milan, Italy.