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Property insurance and climate change risk in New Zealand


Jacob Pastor Paz, Natural Hazards Risk Modeller, GNS Science
Jacob is an economist and a cartographer/geomatician by training. He recently successfully defended his Victoria University PhD research on property insurance and climate change risk in New Zealand, focusing on extreme precipitation-induced floods and landslides. This research topic will be the subject of this Brown Bag Resilience Series (BBRS) webinar.

Before starting his PhD, Jacob worked as a research analyst of seismic risk, remote sensing and cartography at the National Institute of Geography of Ecuador. Other professional experiences include research analyst positions at QuakeCore NZ Centre for Earthquake Resilience, the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), the National Institute of Statistics of Ecuador and stints at the National Institutes of Statistics of Uruguay and Peru as a consultant for the Organisation for the Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).


A series of short webinars for those interested in improving the resilience of New Zealand and New Zealanders.
Hosted by Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand and the Ministry of Transport Te Manatu Waka.
Contact for queries/suggestions and to get added to, or removed from, the BBRS email list: Geoff O’Malley, Toitū Te Whenua LINZ, gomalley@linz.govt.nz

Music: bensound.com

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