Author Archive for Sarah Gaunt

Sarah Gaunt is a freelance writer, and is responsible for producing blogs and news updates on behalf of Ambiental. With a background in natural sciences, Sarah has produced features and podcasts for a variety of press offices, and has published articles in several online and print magazines.

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How Ambiental aids informed decision-making around flood risk for insurers and risk managers

How Ambiental aids informed decision-making around flood risk for insurers and risk managers

February 15, 20160 Comments

Justin Butler, CEO of Ambiental, at Ambiental’s Flood Re Business Breakfast for Insurers and Reinsurers The UK has just born the brunt of yet another storm (Storm Imogen) and once again had to be prepared for the onslaught of floodwater. In this final blog in our series from our breakfast event at Lloyds, we take [...]

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Preparing for Flood Re: Opportunities for insurers

Preparing for Flood Re: Opportunities for insurers

February 9, 20160 Comments

Aidan Kerr, Director of Operations at Flood Re, at Ambiental’s Flood Re Business Breakfast for Insurers and Reinsurers In the penultimate of a series of blogs following Ambiental’s breakfast event for insurers and reinsurers, we take a look at Flood Re itself, and find out what the introduction of the reinsurance pool will mean for [...]

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Flood Re: A political Response to Domestic Flooding – The role of Her Majesty’s Government

Flood Re: A political Response to Domestic Flooding – The role of Her Majesty’s Government

February 4, 20160 Comments

Michael Wade at Ambiental’s Flood Re Business Breakfast for Insurers and Reinsurers Addressing the audience of insurers, reinsurers and chief risk officer’s at Ambiental’s recent breakfast event, Michael Wade, former Crown Representative for Insurance at the Cabinet Office, highlighted the primary role of the government in issues concerning domestic flooding, before outlining the political response [...]

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Quantifying Flood Risk and Claims at the Property Level

Quantifying Flood Risk and Claims at the Property Level

February 1, 20160 Comments

Chris Chambers of Ordnance Survey at Ambiental’s Flood Re Business Breakfast for Insurers and Reinsurers A barrage of storms hitting the UK in late 2015 has left thousands across Northern England reeling, with hundreds of millions of pounds worth of damage being caused to buildings and infrastructure. In November, high rainfall from hurricane Kate followed [...]

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Watch keynote speakers give their highlights of Ambiental’s Flood Re breakfast event

Watch keynote speakers give their highlights of Ambiental’s Flood Re breakfast event

January 21, 20160 Comments

Keynote speakers from Ambiental’s ‘Business Breakfast’ for insurers last month give their highlights of the event, and summarise what they hope to achieve with the introduction of Flood Re in April of this year. The event, held at Lloyd’s Old Library on 8th December, hosted some 150 insurers, actuaries and chief risk officers, who gathered [...]

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Business Breakfast for Insurers and Reinsurers – Post Event Blog

Business Breakfast for Insurers and Reinsurers – Post Event Blog

December 9, 20150 Comments

Underwriting strategies for Flood Re… to cede or not to cede Hosted in the iconic Lloyd’s Old Library in the heart of the City of London, Ambiental’s business breakfast kicked off bright and early at 8am on Tuesday 8th December. Undeterred by the cold, grey morning, representatives from the insurance industry filled the auditorium, leaving [...]

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Underwriting Strategies for Flood Re…to cede or not to cede?

Underwriting Strategies for Flood Re…to cede or not to cede?

November 11, 20150 Comments

Breakfast is served! [Download the event agenda] On the 8th of December 2015, Ambiental will host breakfast with a difference, for insurers and actuaries from across the country. Running in partnership with Ordnance Survey, the free event will take place in the iconic Lloyd’s Old Library in Lime Street, London. Kicking off with a buffet [...]

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Getting to know Flood Re

Getting to know Flood Re

October 16, 20150 Comments

Find out key information on Flood Re, and how working with Ambiental can help you mitigate the challenges, and grasp the opportunities. What is Flood Re? Since the turn of the millennium, a gentleman’s agreement, referred to as the Statement of Principles, has existed between the government and insurers across the United Kingdom. The agreement [...]

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