Weather Risk Management Association

The Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA) is an international trade organization dedicated to promoting the weather industry. WRMA members represent all sides of the weather market including insurance and reinsurance providers, brokers, end users, data providers and exchanges.

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Profiled WRMA Member Companies

If you are a current WRMA member and would like to feature your company in the Profiled Members section, please email info@wrma.org for more information.

3TIER

3TIER
2001 6th Avenue, Suite 2100
Seattle, WA 98121 USA
Primary Contact: Michael Grundmeyer
Telephone: +1 206-708-8576
Email: mgrundmeyer@3tier.com
Services Provided: Renewable Energy - Wind, Solar, Hydro Power

3TIER is a global leader in renewable energy risk intelligence, delivering the context you need for your financial decisions.  3TIER uses cutting-edge weather science to frame the risk of weather-driven variability - anywhere on earth, across all time horizons. 

Allianz Risk Transfer

Allianz Risk Transfer NV
Keizersgracht 482
1017 EG Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Primary Contact: John Arpel
Telephone: +31 20 520 3844
Email: john.arpel@art-allianz.com

The Allianz Risk Transfer Group is the center of competence for alternative risk and weather within the Allianz Group. The Group is headquartered in Zurich and operates through affiliated companies located in Amsterdam, Bermuda, Dubai, London and New York. S&P Financial Strength & FER Rating AA- (Stable Outlook).

CME Group

CME Group - A CME/Chicago Board of Trade/NYMEX Company
20 Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606 USA
Primary Contact: Heidi Centola
Telephone: +1 312-930-1308
Email: heidi.centola@cmegroup.com
Services Provided: global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate.

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk.  CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate.  One-third of businesses worldwide are directly affected by weather conditions. These products enable you to manage weather-related risk while also offering opportunities to speculate — absorbing that risk in exchange for possible profit on weather variations. Our weather product suite offers trading opportunities related to temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, frost and hurricanes. The products are based on a range of weather conditions in more than 47 cities in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia and Asia, with the hurricane products geared to nine U.S. regions.

Celsius Pro

CelsiusPro AG
Stationsstrasse 1, CH-8003
Zurich, Switzerland
Primary Contact: Mark Rüegg
Telephone: +41 44 205 9911
Email: mark.rueegg@celsiuspro.com
Website: www.celsiuspro.com
Services Provided: Weather dependency analysis, weather hedge structuring and execution/origination

CelsiusPro AG is a Swiss based weather derivative dealer, specialized in structuring and originating tailored weather derivatives. CelsiusPro offers online quotes and execution for over 2000 weather stations across Australia, Europe and North America.

Custom Weather

Commodity Price Diagnostics, LLC
2393 Crawford Ct.
Lantana, FL 33462 United States
Primary Contact: Douglas Stewart
Telephone: 561-200-9460
Email: stewart@cpdiags.com
Website: www.cpdiags.com
Business Sector: Technical Software Development and Consulting

Company Description: Commodity Price Diagnostics develops tools that focus on quantifying the projected uncertainty of business metrics, equity, and commodity prices through empirical conditional probability estimates. Weather Risk Mapping, a new tool scheduled for release in January 2014, will provide weather risk assessment, monitoring, and projection for a variety of businesses world wide using customized weather indices.

Custom Weather

CustomWeather, Inc.
230 California Street, Suite 430
San Francisco, CA 94111 USA
Primary Contact: Geoff Flint
Telephone: +1 415-777-3945
Email: gflint@customweather.com
Services Provided: Weather forecasts, climate data, weather mapping, alerts.

CustomWeather is a global provider of weather forecasts, climate data and mapping. CustomWeather runs powerful, high-resolution weather models that lead the industry in accuracy and can provide a customized package to meet all of your weather needs.

EDF Trading Limited

EDF Trading Limited
80 Victoria Street, Cardinal Place
London SW1E 5JL
Primary Contact: Jens Boening
Telephone: +44 20 70614287
Email: Jens.Boening@edftrading.com
Services Provided: Global weather risk management products

EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets and its own portfolio of assets, combined with EDF Group businesses, give it the ability to source, supply, transport, store, blend and convert physical commodities across the wholesale energy markets. EDF Trading is a pioneer and major player in environmental products markets, which include activities in European emission allowances (EUA), global Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects, certified emission reduction (CER) credits, renewable energy credits (REC), biomass and global weather derivative markets. EDF Trading is a 100% owned subsidiary of EDF Group, Europe's leading electricity producer, a major player in renewable energies and a significant participant in the worldwide revival of nuclear energy with a growing presence in the natural gas industry.

exsto management

Exsto Management

11, Saborni blvd., floor 1, office 2
Telephone: 359-52-657-171
Email: office@exstomanagement.com
Services Provided: Weather Risk Management & Intelligence

xsto Management Ltd. is a consultancy company established in 2008, offering analyses and custom financial products with the aim of weather risk management in municipalities, private corporations and state companies, which are striving to minimize their financial exposure connected with weather fluctuations.

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Endurance Global Weather

750 Third Avenue, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10017 USA
Primary Contact: Martin Malinow
Telephone: 917-281-0702
Email: mmalinow@enduranceservices.com

Endurance Global Weather writes tailored weather-driven risk management products indexed to weather variables measured and reported by global meteorological agencies and commodity price indices published by exchanges and other independent organizations. Weather indices can be based on variables such as temperature, rainfall, snowfall, humidity, solar radiation and wind speed while commodity indices include natural gas and power prices as well as a wide variety of agricultural prices for crops such as corn, wheat and cotton. Contracts can range in duration from several days to several years and be written in a variety of world currencies.

Fahrenheit Risk

Fahrenheit Risk International
C/Numancia 85-87
Barcelona 08029 Spain
Primary Contact: Sergi Corbatera
Telephone: +34 616 570545
Email: scorbatera@fahrenheitrisk.com
Services Provided: Weather Risk Management & Intelligence

Fahrenheit Risk International is a private firm specialized in weather risk management. Our team develops solutions for companies willing to understand and influence the impact of climate variables in their business.

MeteoGroup

MDA Weather Services
820 W. Diamond Ave., Suite 300
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Primary Contact:Eric Wertz
Telephone: +1 240-833-8241
Email: eric.wertz@mdaus.com
Services Provided: Weather data, Forecasting, and Analysis Services

MDA Weather Services, sole provider of EarthSat Weather products, is the global leader for weather risk and commodity weather support. MDA Weather Services maintains a full short, medium, and long range forecast service. The company provides special reports on key market-moving concerns, maintains high levels of communication, and 24/7/365 consultation with its worldwide client base. MDA’s EarthSat Weather products support client decision making processes throughout the majority of the weather risk, energy, and agricultural markets. MDA Weather Services is a business area within MDA Information Systems LLC, the fundamental provider of essential global information solutions and risk management products.

MeteoGroup

MeteoGroup
Gradestrasse 50
12347 Berlin
Germany
Primary Contact: Dennis Schulze
Telephone: +49 30 600 980
Email: germany@meteogroup.com
Services Provided: Forecasting, consultancy and historical weather databases.

MeteoGroup is Europe’s leading private sector weather provider with a worldwide customer base and operations in Europe and the USA. Founded in 1986, the company has an unrivalled reputation for quality and innovation in weather forecasting and consultancy. MeteoGroup’s diverse datasets and archives are used by the weather risk industry to help structure deals and settle contracts.

Met Office

Met Office
FitzRoy Road
Exeter, Devon EX1 3PB
United Kingdom 
Primary Contact: John Faragher
Telephone: +44 1392 885057
Email: john.faragher@metoffice.gov.uk
Services Provided: Weather data and forecasts, consulting

Met Office is the United Kingdom’s national weather service and climate research institute; providing services globally in weather risk management.

Millersville University

Millersville University
P.O. Box 1002
Millersville, PA 17551
Primary Contact: Richard D. Clark, Department Chair, MS Program Coordinator, Professor of Meteorology
Telephone: (717) 872-3930
Email: Richard.Clark@millersville.edu
Services Provided: M.S. In Integrated Scientific Applications with specializations in 1) Weather Intelligence and Risk Management; 2) Climate Science Applications; Geoinformatics; and Environmental Systems Management. B.S. In Meteorology.

 
MMC Securities

MMC Securities
Darling Park Tower 3 201 Sussex Street
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Primary Contact: Wilson Huynh
Email: wilson.huynh@marsh.com
Services Provided: Insurance / Capital Markets

MMC Securities Corp. (MMCSC), an investment banking boutique owned by Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC).  MMCSC works with its sister MMC companies - NERA (National Economic Research Associates), MOW (Mercer Oliver Wyman), Guy Carpenter, and Marsh Inc. – to originate, structure and place risks linked to credit, weather and commodities. MMCSC 's expertise resides in the convergence of investor and (re)insurance markets, such as solutions based on insuritization and securitization. 

MSI Guaranteed Weather

MSI Guaranteed Weather
8400 W. 110th Street, Suite 650
Overland Park, KS 66210 USA
Primary Contact: Brad Hoggatt
Telephone: +1 913-253-1225
Email: bhoggatt@guaranteedweather.com
Services Provided: Weather-related financial risk management solutions associated with specific meteorological perils

MSI GuaranteedWeather (MSI GW) identifies, analyzes, and provides custom, weather-related financial risk management solutions globally. MSI GW's weather risk management team began in the industry during 1999 as one of the first market participants and quickly established itself as a leader in the industry having received awards as the leading broker/dealer of weather derivative products in various regions around the world.

Munich RE

Munich Reinsurance Company
Koeniginstrasse 107
Munich, 80802 Germany
Primary Contact: Ansgar West
Telephone: +49 (89) 3891-0
Email: Awest@munichre.com

Munich Re is one of the largest insurance and reinsurance groups worldwide and stands for exceptional solution-based expertise, consistent risk management, financial stability and client proximity. With their long-term experience and know-how in weather-driven events, Munich Re offers tailor-made as well as standardized parametric solutions to protect their clients from loss of revenues or additional costs resulting from adverse weather conditions. Within this field of business, Munich Re is mainly focused on the energy sector and provides traditional solutions based on temperature indices but also highly sophisticated products for renewable energies and other industry sectors based on single or multiple weather parameters.

Primacy Underwriting Agency Pty

Primacy Underwriting Agency Pty
Level 1, Address 2: 61 Lavender Street
Milsons Point 2061
Australia
Primary Contact: Steve Green
Telephone: +61299234300
Email: sgreen@primacyua.com.au
Services Provided: Insurance and Finance Products

Primacy specialises in the underwriting and development of products that can assist in the management of Agricultural Risks that impact on primary production.  Primacy operates in both Australia and New Zealand and is majority owned by Allianz Australia.

RenRe

RenRe Energy Advisors Ltd.
21 Waterway Avenue, Suite 450
The Woodlands, TX 77380 USA
Primary Contact: William W. Windle, CFA
Telephone: +1 832-592-0057
Email: bill.windle@renre.com
Services Provided: Global provider of weather risk management products.

RenRe offers customized, weather-centric risk management products that mitigate the financial impacts of adverse weather conditions on business expenses and revenues. Traded markets include weather derivatives, energy commodities,  agricultural and soft commodities and emission products. Recognized as the 2011 and 2010 House of the Year - Weather by Energy Risk magazine.

 
Risk Solutions

Risk Solutions International
232 / 236 Bluff Road, Suite 4
Sandringham VIC 3186 Australia
Primary Contact: Neil Bird
Telephone: + 61 3 9597 0357
Email: neilb@risksolutions.net.au
Website: www.risksolutions.net.au
Services Provided: Global provider of weather risk management products.

Risk Solutions International (RSI) specializes in the provision of tailored financial risk management and credit enhancement solutions for wide ranging applications in industry, agriculture, property and the utilities sector.  Risk Solutions International's expertise is in sourcing suitably rated underwriting capital to create individual underwriting solutions, developed around the specific needs of a transaction.

 
RogovIndex

RogovIndex©
Moscow, Russia
Primary Contact: Mikhail Rogov
Telephone: +7 (903) 542-5225
Email: RogovM@hotmail.com
Websites: www.rogovindex.com
http://www.rogovindex.com/Services/Index
Services Provided: Global Risk Factor Indices

 
 
Speedwell Weather

Speedwell Weather Derivatives Ltd.
Mardall House
Vaughan Road
Harpenden
Herts AL5 4HU
Primary Contact: Stephen Doherty
Telephone: + 44 1582 465 551
Telephone (US office): + 1 843 737 4843
Email: stephen.doherty@speedwellweather.com
Services Provided: Global provider of weather risk management products.

Founded in 1999, Speedwell Weather provides weather data, forecasts, software, and consultancy to the energy, commodity and weather risk markets.

Speedwell is the provider of the Speedwell Weather System (SWS), the industry standard enterprise weather derivative pricing and risk management system. Our data products include SuperPackTM which provides clients group-wide access to our tens of thousands of high quality world-wide historical weather data sets and real time feeds. Speedwell is the dominant provider of settlement data to the OTC weather risk markets.

With offices in the UK and the USA we serve clients in insurance, banking, agriculture and energy sectors world-wide.

 
Swiss RE

Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd.
Mythenquai 50/60
8022 Zurich Switzerland
Primary Contact: Juerg Trueb
Telephone: +41 43 285 3690
Email: juerg_trueb@swissre.com
Services Provided: Insurance and Reinsurance

SwissRe offers structured commodity solutions for the energy and agricultural sector in insurance and capital market form. SwissRe is one of the world's largest risk takers with worldwide execution capabilities in insurance and derivative form.

 
Troutman Sanders

Troutman Sanders
5 Park Plaza
Suite 1400
Irvine, California 92614 USA
Primary Contact: John J. Leonti
Telephone: 949-622-2769
Email: john.leonti@troutmansanders.com
Services Provided: Legal Services

Troutman Sanders LLP is an international law firm with more than 600 lawyers and offices located throughout the United States and China. Troutman Sanders' attorneys have a long-standing broad range of experience in the trading and marketing of energy, commodity, risk management and financial products in both the United States and abroad. Our extensive knowledge and experience encompasses not only the trading and marketing of such products, but also the hedging and management of associated risks through swaps, options, futures and other derivative products.

 
CAPS

University of Oklahoma Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms
120 David L. Boren Blvd.
National Weather Center, Suite 2500
Norman, Oklahoma 73072 USA
Primary Contact: Dr. Keith Brewster
Telephone: +1 405-325-0453
Email: kbrewster@ou.edu
Services Provided: Academic Institution

The Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms (CAPS) at the University of Oklahoma (OU) has world-leading research expertise in high resolution numerical weather prediction and data assimilation. CAPS has active research and applications projects in the areas of hurricane intensity and track prediction, wind forecasting for power production, ensemble-based weather prediction, and nowcasting/short-term forecasting for hail, wind and tornado threats. CAPS and OU welcome research collaboration in any areas of weather risk management that could benefit from high-resolution numerical weather prediction, ensemble prediction, forecast downscaling or calibration.

 
Willis

Willis Limited
51 Lime Street
London EC3M 7DQ United Kingdom
Primary Contact: Claire Wilkinson
Telephone: + 612 8267 9001
Email: claire.wilkinson@willis.com
Business Sector: Risk Consulting & Insurance Broking Company Description

 

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