Simon Young

SimonYoung Co-Head: Disaster Risk Finance / Parametrics Climate and Resilience Hub
, Will Towers Watson
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Simon is a Senior Director in Willis Towers Watson’s Climate and Resilience Hub, leading work in the innovative collection, modeling, and use of hazard and risk data in risk management tools and risk financing instruments to bring greater resilience to sovereigns, other public institutions, and the private sector, as well as at the individual and community level. Simon is a global leader in the development of parametric insurance instruments, encompassing technical design, risk transfer structuring, and real-time trigger calculation and pay-out delivery, and he has unparalleled experience in managing the implementation of parametric insurance programs from multi-country risk pools to micro-insurance, and from covering pandemic to natural ecosystem risk.