Dr. Simon Young

Senior Director, Climate and Resilience Hub, Willis Towers Watson

Dr. Simon Young is a Senior Director in WTW’s Climate and Resilience Hub, leading work in the innovative collection, modeling and use of natural 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 implementation of parametric insurance programmes from multi-country risk pools to micro-insurance, and from covering pandemic to natural ecosystem risk.