[19.01.2024] – Let’s Talk About Planted Forests – Forest Risk and Insurance

Webinar: Let’s Talk About Planted Forests will focus on Forest Risk and Insurance

Global change is increasing and diversifying the risks that threaten European forests: drought, insects, fire, storms, hail, etc. In the case of planted forests, where an investor is betting on the future, the role of insurance in protecting against these risks is essential. However, we have observed that in some countries the level of risk is calling into question the principle of insuring forests, so it seemed appropriate to invite insurance experts to share their views on the future role of insurance in forests.

To discuss this subject, the IEFC invited 3 experts:

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Speakers & Presentations

🟦 Guillaume Bouffard, MISSO GROUPAMA

Recent bushfires in Australia and France : lessons learnt for an insurer specialising in forest risks

🟦Phil Cottle, ForestRe Ltd.

Protecting your forestry investment – Overview of climate, loss profiles, extremes & risk management

🟦 Peter Welten, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd.

The current forestry insurance market from a Reinsurance perspective

This event is co-organized by the IEFC, the IUFRO task force “Resilient Planted Forest Serving Society & Bioeconomy” and the EFI Research Network on Planted Forests

Main sponsors of IEFC
Région Nouvelle Aquitaine France, Gobierno Vasco Spain, Forest Research