Helen Smith leads JBA’s global flood mapping team, which is responsible for developing flood maps for every country in the world. Following the successful release of JBA’s 5m Florida Flood Map, Smith is now focused on completing high-resolution 5m flood maps for the contiguous U.S.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in geography, specializing in fluvial processes and geomorphology.
For insurers to most effectively understand flood risk, they must have access to data that provides a full picture of the hazard, including the different flood types that might affect a property: fluvial, pluvial and storm surge. Although it may seem that flood is just flood, different types can produce various impacts on a property, causing […]