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The Willis Research Network (WRN) is an award-winning collaboration supporting and influencing science to improve the understanding and quantification of risk, with the aim to improve the resilience of our clients and society as a whole.


Online Conference

The Willis Research Network: 15 years of Science for Resilience

The Willis Research Network (WRN) team is hosting a 3-day conference to celebrate the team's 15-year anniversary. Since inception, we have grown to a network of more than 60 partnerships with top universities, research centres and think tanks all around the globe, collaborating to develop practical, applied research that can deliver innovative insights and a deeper understanding of the challenges we face. Over three days we will be looking at how WRN research has helped to develop a better understanding and knowledge across the risk landscape, covering a range of topics from natural catastrophes to geopolitical risks, the future of technology and emergent risks likely to shape the research agenda in the future.

Time and Location: 18 May 2021 - 20 May 2021, 10:00 - 15:00 Webinar

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As the risk landscape continues to evolve, the risk advisory and insurance industries are increasingly reliant on better risk insights and innovation. No single institution has the resources or breadth of knowledge to single-handedly answer all of the questions around the quantification and management of risk. Understanding risk and driving resilience are still best met working in partnerships and embracing the talents of people across the globe.

Global partners, local expertise
Global partners, local expertise

We drive research by partners in science, academia, think tanks and the private sector, combining specialist expertise with state of the art knowledge across our global network.

Innovative, long-term partnerships
Innovative, long-term partnerships

We form long-term, innovative partnerships with the research community.

Understanding of risk
Understanding of risk

Our partnerships identify risks, improve their understanding and quantification for the benefit of our clients and society.

Transmission mechanism
Transmission mechanism

Our dedicated team brings best practice research and evidence into our client proposition: risk models, advice, thought-leadership, insights and events.

Linking more than 60 organizations in science, academia, think tanks and the private sector, the WRN forms innovative partnerships with the risk management and insurance industries to confront the full spectrum of risk modeling challenges. The WRN continues to build on the strength of its partnerships, delivering and incorporating solutions into models, methodologies and transactions that increase resilience and improve the market’s understanding and coverage of risk.

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