Alex Pui

Alex Pui Head Nat Cat & Sustainability APAC

Alex is currently Head Nat Cat and Sustainability (APAC) at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions based in Tokyo, Japan. He is also an Adjunct Lecturer at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW).
 
Alex is actively building out global climate advisory services capability for Corporate Solutions. Apart from pioneering climate and other innovative risk solutions, Alex also manages the APAC Nat Cat portfolio. Alex began his career in 2012 and has worked in Singapore and Australia, with stints at Swiss Re, Willis Re and Insurance Australia Group involving underwriting, catastrophe risk modelling and research, as well as actuarial related work in the reinsurance treaty space. In particular, in 2017, Alex led the end to end development of the world's first parametric haze solution  ("HazeShield" - co developed with Harvard University) to insure against transboundary South East Asian haze pollution from Indonesian forest fires.
 
A respected and influential thought leader within the industry, he continues to be active in commercializing new ideas from science to industry. Alex holds a PhD in Applied Statistics (majoring in Climate Science) and Bachelor of Law (LLB) from UNSW.

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