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Protecting against severe weather environmental risks: Are you covered?

Learn how severe weather events can impact your environmental risk profile and what you can do to be better protected.

Environmental impact may not be top of mind when thinking about the results of a severe weather event, especially if you are in an area not typically prone to storms. But as weather patterns change, it is important to understand the environmental risks that events such as hurricanes, wildfires, and electrical storms can bring — and if you do experience a weather related loss, whether your business is properly protected.

In our recent webcast, Protecting against severe weather environmental risks: Are you covered?, our team of environmental weather risk specialists provided insights into this growing risk, including:

  • Trends in severe weather events
  • Environmental losses than can be triggered by severe weather
  • How insurance coverages respond: what’s covered and what isn’t
  • Addressing claims and best practices to protect your business from unrecoverable losses

Protecting against severe weather environmental risks: Are you covered?

Our speakers

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Richard Ashe

Senior Vice President, Marsh Advisory

Rich is a senior claim advocate in Marsh’s Claim Practice, managing complex liability claims for clients in a wide range of industries including construction, real estate, manufacturing, healthcare, education, and financial institutions. He also serves as a national resource providing guidance and technical support on environmental claims.

Ashli Knights

Ashli Knights

Senior Vice President, Environmental Practice

Ashli leads Marsh’s Central Zone Environmental Practice, dedicated to assisting clients in identifying potential environmental risks and exposures and providing solutions for effective risk management practices for a wide variety of industries including, construction, manufacturing, real estate/development, healthcare & senior living and energy.

Kimberly Mann

Kimberly Mann

Senior Vice President, Environmental Practice

As a senior advisory specialist in Marsh’s Global Environmental Practice, Kim specializes in providing advice on environmental risks and insurance solutions. She has extensive experience in complex environmental risks, including mergers & acquisitions, brownfield redevelopment, heavy industrial risks, and product & asbestos exposures.

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Chris Smy

Global Environmental Practice Leader

Chris Smy is Marsh’s Global Environmental Practice Leader. His responsibilities include managing the operations of the practice, acting as a senior advisor to clients and managing company relationships with leading environmental insurance markets.

James Waller

James Waller

Research Meteorologist, Guy Carpenter Global Strategic Advisory

James is a research meteorologist responsible for extreme weather advisory and post-event analysis, and testing and evaluation of catastrophe models. He also represents GC on the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety Research Advisory Council.

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