COVID-19: highlighting the CBR threat
Tune into our webcast, and join Ed Butler CBE DSO - Chief Resilience Officer, Pool Re, and our expert team of panellists who explore this further.

COVID-19 has highlighted the threat of terrorists using CBR materials. Could this present a worrying new peril to business and the economy?

Join Ed Butler CBE DSO – Chief Resilience Officer, Pool Re, and our expert team of panellists:

Hamish de Bretton-Gordon OBE RE(V) – Expert in Chemical and Biological weapons, Director of the NGO ‘Doctors Under Fire’, and advisor to the Syrian Medical charity UOSSM

Catherine Rhodes – Executive Director of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge, and Senior Research Associate with the Biosecurity Research Initiative at St Catharine’s College (BioRISC)

Steve Coates – Chief Underwriting Officer, Pool Re

They cover the big questions:

  • How worried should we be, especially in this post COVID-19 world, of the terrorist use of CBR agents?
  • Is the industry prepared for the huge cost of dealing with any CBR terrorist incident?
  • How do current insurance solutions respond to CBR claims?
  • What lessons can be learned from the current pandemic when we look at the threat of bio-terrorism?
  • Find out how our SOLUTIONS Team is collaborating with industry, academia and government on understanding, preparing for and mitigating both CBR and other extreme risks
  • Could the Pool Re model be used to provide similar cover for extreme risks such as pandemic or other catastrophes?

Webcast

Tune into our webcast, and join Ed Butler CBE DSO – Chief Resilience Officer, Pool Re, and our expert team of panellists who explore this further.

Want to see more? Watch the first Pool Re SOLUTIONS webcast here featuring Professor Andrew Silke, author of: COVID–19 and Terrorism and Chris Holt, the CEO of CHC Global.

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