A Shrewsbury-based environmental consultancy has appointed a managing director to lead a new division.
Phillip Martin takes on the role of Managing Director of GeoSmart Risk, a division of GeoSmart Information that will focus on flood data and analytics for the insurance and finance markets.
Martin has over 30 years of experience in the insurance and finance industries with senior roles in organizations such as Marsh & McLennan, Goldman Sachs and Enstar.
He said: “When I met the team at GeoSmart Information, I was immediately impressed with their technical data.
“It was clear to me that his understanding of the complex peril that flood risk poses is second to none and it was clear that this capability should be brought to the insurance and finance sectors to help solve knowledge issues. which should bear the growing risk of climate change.
“FloodSmart Analytics was created for the insurance and finance industries and I am proud to lead the risk division of GeoSmart Information.”
Paul Ellis, Managing Director of GeoSmart Information, added, “Phillip’s finance and insurance credentials are top-notch and will help us focus our flood risk product on organizations that will benefit.