A cloud-based location intelligence platform, Addresscloud has hired flood modeling specialist Jill Boulton as an independent consultant.
The announcement of Boulton’s appointment comes as the company accelerates its product development strategy and looks to future innovation in predictive and real-time risk modeling.
In her new role at Addresscloud, Boulton will be responsible for advancing the company’s existing flood, subsidence and climate change product offerings, as well as playing a central role in customer management. rapidly growing company.
Boulton has over 30 years of experience in the insurance market, having spent the last 15 years supporting insurers in the analysis and management of global floor risk as Chief Technical Officer at JBA Risk Management.
During this time she was instrumental in establishing the use of JBA flood data within insurers, which has since become the industry standard in the UK and Ireland.
Prior to JBA Risk Management, Boulton pioneered the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at Aviva, creating Britain’s first national flood map.
Commenting on his appointment, Boulton said: “I am delighted to join the Addresscloud team and look forward to applying my in-depth knowledge of flooding, subsidence and climate change to help them continue to evolve their offers to meet the needs of the forward-looking insurer.
Mark Varley, Founder and CEO of Addresscloud, said: “As we see the ever-increasing impacts of climate change around the world, weather-related risks such as flooding and subsidence are a growing concern for insurers, and they must be able to look further to understand the impact of these risks on their entire portfolio.
“Jill’s appointment demonstrates our commitment to ensuring that all of our clients have an accurate, real-time understanding of the risks on their books and benefit from the latest modeling techniques to help them prepare for the future.