Andrew Siffert is vice president and senior meteorologist within BMS Re US Catastrophe Analytics team. He works closely with clients to help them manage their weather related risks by adding value through catastrophe response, catastrophe modeling, product development and scientific research and education. He has 18 years of industry experience having worked in the energy and insurance industry focusing his meteorological knowledge on helping companies manage their weather risks. Prior to joining BMS, Siffert worked for FlagstoneRe as a CAT project manager / meteorologist and was responsible for developing LiveCAT products, frontline research and analytics used in the underwriting process. He has also worked at ACE Group with the development of ACE Global Weather Insurance products and helped pioneer the weather derivatives market and energy trading markets while working at Aquila Energy Corp. Siffert has educational background that spans the sciences with a master’s degree in meteorology from the University of Utah and was a member of the 2002 Olympic weather support team.