Michael Gloor Climate Change Lead Swiss Re Institute

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Michael is a natural-catastrophe specialist for Swiss Re’s Cat Perils team, which is responsible for the development of Swiss Re’s unique proprietary NatCat risk models. Michael has worked extensively on atmospheric perils but has broadened his expertise also towards flood and earthquake modelling and is now part of the Cat Perils EMEA team, where he interacts closely with clients, underwriters, risk management and other stakeholders in the Europe, Middle East and Africa market. Furthermore, Michael heads the climate-risk initiative to assess the global impact of climate change on natural catastrophes and the (re)insurance industry.

Michael holds a PhD from ETH Zurich and has worked in academic research and the aerospace industry in the United States and Switzerland before joining Swiss Re.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys the outdoors and is an enthusiastic sailor and pilot.

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