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Kirsten Mitchell-Wallace

Head of Portfolio Risk Management, Lloyd’s of London

Dr Kirsten Mitchell-Wallace is the Head of Portfolio Risk Management at Lloyd’s, the world’s leading insurance market. She is responsible for leading the strategy and day to day activities of Exposure Management (EM), Lloyd’s Catastrophe Model (LCM) and Outwards Reinsurance (ORI) teams. In her previous role as Regional Cat Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa at SCOR, she was responsible for leading cat teams based in Zurich and Paris.

Before this she was Head of Cat Pricing and Methodology and responsible for coordinating the development of SCOR’s own view of risks, as well as managing the Zurich-based cat team. She also worked for Willis as a Senior Catastrophe Risk Analyst for almost five years and spent two in model development for RMS after a couple of years as a risk management consultant. Kirsten has a PhD in Atmospheric Physics from Imperial College, London and a Master’s in Meteorology from Reading University, as well as a degree in Chemistry from the University of Bristol. She also has an International Diploma in Risk Management from the Institute of Risk Management.