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Adjunct Fellow, Climate Change Research Centre, UNSW Sydney

Tom is a Senior Analyst at Aon Reinsurance Solutions and an Adjunct Fellow at the Climate Change Research Centre at UNSW, with a background in climate risk, coastal and flood modelling. He has worked for over 14 years in the fields of climate science, catastrophe risk and insurance, resilience, and coastal and flood modelling. During this time, he has supported corporates, investor groups and government in understanding the materiality of physical climate risk to their assets and operations.

Tom is a Chartered Engineer with a PhD in Environmental Science. He maintains an active research profile and has authored over 20 scientific papers in the field of coastal and climate risk. He has reviewed for major journals including Nature Scientific Reports and Earth Science Reviews. He is heavily involved in industry action on climate - he sits on the Australia Pacific Climate Partnership (APCP) Expert Panel, the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) Climate Change Action Committee and the Steering Committee of Australia's Climate Measurements Standards Initiative (CMSI).


  • 2021–present
    Senior Analyst, Aon
  • 2016–2021
    Senior Risk Scientist, Risk Frontiers


  • 2016 
    Macquarie University, PhD, Environmental Sciences