Natural Hazard Risk Survey results

In August 2015, Post in association with the Met Office conducted a research project to understand how insurers manage natural hazard risks to improve underwriting performance, achieve a balanced portfolio and mitigate claims exposures.

Comprising input from 51 respondents involved with natural hazard perils, this report provides a summary of the Natural Hazard Risk Survey's findings.

Topics covered:
• Factors affecting property premiums.
• Natural hazard property risks and key perils.
• Natural hazard modelling usage.
• Windstorm analysis resolutions.
• Short term alerts and forecasts for incoming European windstorm events.
• Policyholder communications.