2018 season review: Northern Hemisphere

Last Friday marked the end of the official hurricane season for both the North Atlantic (NA) and Eastern Pacific (EP) basins, providing a great opportunity to review how our first tropical cyclone activity forecast performed. Before we dive into the details of each basin/intensity category here is a quick summary of what our projections looked…

Cutting-Edge Catastrophe Tools for Cutting-Edge Insurers

As many in the insurance industry understand, catastrophe modelling was once seen as the original Insurtech. Born in the shadow of the large catastrophes of the late eighties and early nineties, catastrophe modelling looked to apply scientific knowledge and cutting-edge technology to generate a quantitative assessment of hazard, and forever changed our views of peril-based…