Flood Re shares expertise on US trade mission

Flood Re will be sharing its knowledge in the US as part of a UK government trade delegation arranged by the Department of Business and Trade, as part of its remit to promote exports and attract inward investment for infrastructure.

Dermot Kehoe, communications and transition director at Flood Re, said: “The Business of Resilience mission will provide Flood Re with a timely opportunity to share our internationally-regarded approach to developing a resilient flood insurance market and to promote our ground-breaking work on adaptability through the Build Back Better initiative.”

Andy Bord (pictured), CEO of Flood Re, added: “This mission reflects the global nature of the challenges around flood and the need for international collaboration and sharing of best practice. It also recognises the success Flood Re has had to date, underlining that by placing resilience at the heart of housing and building policy, it is possible to reduce householders’ vulnerability to extreme weather events and help communities reap the benefits of a safer, better-planned built environment.”

The UK delegation also includes representatives from the insurance and broking sector. Meetings are planned with chief resilience officers, insurance regulators, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the New York City Office of Climate and Environmental Justice. The trade mission will visit will visit Miami, Washington and New York.

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