Martin Hotz is Head Parametric Nat Cat at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. He is the portfolio owner of the fast growing parametric nat cat book. In his function he leads and oversees the pricing and structuring of all parametric property nat cat covers for Swiss Re's corporate clients. These covers provide protection against "top tier" perils such as earthquakes, or hurricanes, but covers can also be tailored against perils such as storm surge, excess rainfall, or tsunami.
Before joining Swiss Re in 2014, Martin worked for Zurich Insurance Group as Head Cat Modelling International Markets, leading a team of cat modellers looking after all business underwritten out of the Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America regions.
Martin holds an MSc in Environmental Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institue of Technology (ETH), Zürich.