Verisk Analytics to Host Annual Risk Symposium in London

JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 19, 2016 — Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, will host its fourth Verisk Risk Symposium on June 14 at Clothworkers’ Hall in London. The event will provide attendees with thought leadership on the latest issues in the London and global risk markets.

The symposium will feature a keynote address from Tom Bolt, president and chief executive officer of the U.K. and Southern Europe for Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company.

“We’re thrilled to have Mr. Bolt as our keynote speaker,” said Chris Kent, director, International Operations, Verisk Insurance Solutions. “Tom, who is currently director of Performance Management at Lloyd’s and will shortly join Berkshire Hathaway, has been recognized by Intelligent Insurer magazine in its annual Global Awards as Re/Insurance Leader of the Year for both 2014 and 2015.”

The symposium will feature a panel of prominent senior industry executives who will share their insights and perspectives on the latest issues affecting the London insurance market. The symposium agenda will include panel discussions on the potential benefits and challenges of using data and analytics and the adoption of the new cyber exposure data standard.

“This year’s symposium offers a perfect mix of topics for the day,” said Christopher H. Perini, chief marketing officer, Verisk Analytics. “Along with the three main panel discussions, Verisk’s AIR Worldwide business will host an afternoon Cyber Risk Event, where attendees can hear from experts across the cyber landscape. Those discussions will include approaches to better understanding cyber exposures, legal consequences of cyber events, data and methodologies for measuring global cybersecurity performance, and the construction of cyber models and scenarios for cyber risk evaluation and management.”

Verisk Analytics Executive Vice President Mark Anquillare will commence the day’s proceedings.

“This year’s event will mark the fourth consecutive year Verisk Analytics is hosting its London symposium, and we’re delighted to continue to deliver an informative and educational event tailored to topics of interest and relevance to the London and European insurance markets,” added Kent.

About Verisk Analytics
Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, healthcare, financial services, government, and risk management. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics draws on unique data assets and deep domain expertise to provide first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows. Verisk offers predictive analytics and decision support solutions to customers in rating, underwriting, claims, catastrophe and weather risk, global risk analytics, natural resources intelligence, economic forecasting, and many other fields. In the United States and around the world, Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets.

Headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., Verisk Analytics operates in 23 countries and is a member of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500® Index. In 2015, Forbes magazine named Verisk Analytics to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list and, in 2016, to its America’s Best Large Employers list. Verisk is one of only 15 out of 500 companies to appear on both lists. For more information, please visit


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