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Joshua Rosenberg, chief risk officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Joshua Rosenberg, chief risk officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, is to give the keynote address at the second annual Bermuda Climate Summit.

Presented by the Bermuda Business Development Agency, in partnership with KBRA, the event will be held on June 26 and 27 at Hamilton Princess and Beach Club.

The theme is “Bermuda – Climate Central”.

David Hart, BDA CEO, said: “We are so excited to have such leading climate experts speak to our second annual Bermuda Climate Summit. They will share why climate is such an important topic and how Bermuda is the perfect place to develop climate risk solutions.

“We also look forward to showcasing Bermuda to potential investors from overseas who may be looking for climate-friendly domiciles in which to invest.”

The Power of Partnerships panel will be moderated by Jeff Manson, SVP underwriting and head of global public sector partnership, RenaissanceRe Ltd.

Panellists will include Ekhosuehi Iyahen, secretary general, Insurance Development Forum; Sid Miller, director, Climate Wise; Rebekah Clement, head of sustainability, Lloyds, and chairwoman of SMI Climate Action Committee; and Tim Nielander, founder and president, GP3 Institute.

Impact of a Changing Climate on Atlantic Hurricane Frequency and Severity will be moderated by Marla Pourrabbani, data scientist, senior manager, ESG and sustainability, Deloitte.

It will feature panellists Dr Pete Dailey, head of research, Aeolus; Liz Henderson, co-head catastrophe analytics, executive managing director, Reinsurance Solutions, Aon; Dr Peter Sousounis, vice-president/director climate change research, Verisk; and Craig Tillman, president, RenaissanceRe Risk Sciences.

Net Zero? will be moderated by Miqdaad Versi, head of ESG, Oxbow Partners, UK, and feature panellists Rachael Dalheise, head of sustainability, Convex; Andrew MacFarlane, head of climate, Axa XL, a division of Axa; and Andrew Smith, chief risk and sustainability officer at Conduit Re.

Global Climate Risk will include Dr Mark Guishard, director, Bermuda Weather Service; Dr Raveem Ismail, head of parametric underwriting, Africa Specialty Risks; and Dr Simon Young, senior director, Willis Towers Watson.

Delegates are encouraged to register soon as the early bird rate of $395 will expire after next Monday.

The BDA said it is grateful for the continued support of headline sponsor KBRA as well as diamond sponsor Conduit Re, gold sponsors Deloitte and Hub Culture, and silver sponsors KPMG, Aspen, Belco and Aeolus.

The supporting sponsor is Butterfield.

Media partners are The Insurer, and Bermuda: Re+ILS.

David Hart, CEO of the Bermuda Business Development Agency (Photograph supplied)

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Published April 19, 2023 at 7:55 am (Updated April 19, 2023 at 7:55 am)

Federal Reserve CRO to speak at Bermuda Climate Summit

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