Verisk assembles Climate Advisory Council

Verisk has formed the Verisk Climate Advisory Council, whose members will provide strategic guidance and feedback on the company's climate change solutions in development, such as the climate conditioning of the company’s extreme event models; and present research, specific to each members’ specialty area, regarding the evolving state of climate change.

The Verisk Climate Advisory Council is currently comprised of Dr Cindy Bruyère, director for the Capacity Center for Climate and Weather Extremes at the National Center for Atmospheric Research; Dr Henk Dijkstra, professor of dynamical oceanography at the Institute for Marine and Atmospheric research, Utrecht and director of the Centre for Complex Systems Studies at Utrecht University; Dr Kenneth E. Kunkel, research professor of atmospheric sciences at North Carolina State University and lead scientist for assessments with the North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies; and Dr Park Williams, an associate professor in the Department of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles.

“At Verisk, we have long engaged with leading scientists and engineers, often alongside customers, to ensure the solutions we create reflect the latest science, freshest perspectives and cutting-edge technologies,” said Mark Anquillare, COO and group president, Verisk.

“Clients across a wide range of industries that need to understand and manage risk from weather, climate and environmental perils rely on Verisk for analytic insights and science-based solutions to help assess and mitigate the complex risks associated with a changing climate. We’re fortunate to have the benefit of the council members’ expertise to support this important work.”

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