Innovation in Insurance Support for Disaster Preparedness

Posted November 1, 2017 | Industry | Leadership | Technology | Amplify

The insurance arena is undergoing an evolution through technological developments, demand changes for coverage, and risk perception. A dire need for change is evident when we look at large disasters that have the potential to cause harm to diverse communities over sizeable geographical areas

About The Author
Carl Adams
Carl Adams is a Principal Lecturer and Researcher in the School of Computing at the University of Portsmouth. His professional experience spans 12 years of working in the computer industry as a software engineer, system analyst, and consultant before going into academia. Dr. Adams’s research explores the impact of changing technology and wider risks and uncertainty, including ICT4D activity, supporting displaced people with mobile technology and… Read More
Simon Day
Simon Day is a Senior Research Associate in the Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction at the University College London, where he has taught courses in geohazards for the insurance industry. Previously, he was an Associate Researcher at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Dr. Day has more than 20 years’ research experience, including field investigations on volcanoes in the Canary Islands, Cape Verde Islands, South Sandwich Islands,… Read More
Richard Teeuw
Richard Teeuw is Principal Lecturer and Course Leader for the Crisis and Disaster Management master’s program in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Portsmouth. He has over 30 years’ experience in applied geomorphology and remote sensing, initially specializing in tropical alluvial gold and diamond deposits, following his PhD research in Sierra Leone. Dr. Teeuw’s current research focus is on data poverty and low-… Read More
Naomi Morris
Naomi Morris is a Teaching Fellow in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Portsmouth and a qualified paramedic. Her research focuses on emergency humanitarian disaster response. Ms. Morris’s experience includes working with the United Nations and various non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Haiti, Papua New Guinea, Burkino Faso, Zambia, Tanzania, and Bolivia. She has also conducted health needs assessments and… Read More
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