Mr. Beatty provides risk management and meteorological expertise for global customers in re/insurance, financial services, energy and other industries. He leads the strategy, development and customer adoption of weather-/climate-related risk management and decision support products and services. Mr. Beatty has a track record of success in product development, product marketing, operations and business development roles that address needs of the global reinsurance industry. Prior to joining AER, Mr. Beatty worked with Willis Re, one of the three largest global reinsurance brokers, where he led a team of catastrophe analysts that served North American P&C insurers and served as the analytical advocate for multiple U.S. brokerage accounts.
Mr. Beatty is a recognized expert of the Florida catastrophe insurance market and has served as a bridge between the research and risk management communities as the North American Liaison for the Willis Research Network. Prior to his role at Willis, Mr. Beatty worked for Risk Management Solutions (RMS), where he directed a team of model managers in business planning, marketing, launch and support of Cat models and products. A former broadcast meteorologist, Mr. Beatty earned his BS and MS degrees from the University of Oklahoma, serves as Chairperson of an American Meteorological Society (AMS) board focused on private-sector meteorology and is an AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist.