AM Best to Join Wildfires Panel at the Re/Insurance Lounge

AM Best to Join Wildfires Panel at the Re/Insurance Lounge

OLDWICK, N.J.–()–AM Best will join a virtual panel session focused on wildfires on Sept. 2, 2021, as part of the Intelligent Insurer’s Re/Insurance Lounge, a forum for insurance- and reinsurance-related discussions.

Richard Attanasio, senior director in AM Best’s property/casualty ratings division, will join a panel session, titled, “Managing the Risk of Wildfire.” This session will look how the insurance industry manages and underwrites wildfire risk, the impact of heavy losses on risk appetite, risk prevention and mitigation efforts, and the development of better models to understand and price this risk. The one-hour session will take place at 2 p.m. (BST) (9 a.m. EDT).

Attanasio will be joined on the panel by Tom Larsen, principal at CoreLogic; Nidia Martinez, director of climate risk analytics at Willis Towers Watson; and Kevin Stein, chief executive officer and co-founder of Delos Insurance.

The Re/Insurance Lounge is a permanent online hub from the Intelligent Insurer that provides insurance executives a platform to share best practices and explore top issues via live video interviews, panel discussions, workshops and virtual conferences. To stay abreast of AM Best’s participation in the Re/Insurance Lounge, and for more information, please visit .

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Published at Tue, 24 Aug 2021 14:54:00 +0000

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