Reask appoints Louise Braybrooke as Chief Client Officer to drive sales and client engagement strategy
With over 20 years’ experience, Louise brings a wealth of expertise to lead and develop Reask’s fast-growth ClimateTech sales, client-facing, and marketing capacity.
15 September 2022: Insurance-focused ClimateTech Reask, a leading science and technology company focusing on natural hazard modelling, announces Louise Braybrooke as its new Chief Client Officer. Louise is a well-known specialist in Technical Sales, Account Management, and Customer Success in the catastrophe and geospatial analytics vertical. She has deep technical and industry knowledge of the role of analytics in P&C insurance, and strong connections across global markets.
Reask is on a mission to be the leading provider of next-generation Nat Cat modelling, worldwide. The company is disrupting the status quo by fundamentally rethinking how catastrophe models are created, offering real-time, post event, and longer-term probabilistic risk forecasting solutions for global weather-related catastrophes, using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
This announcement, swiftly follows the appointment of well-known and highly respected (re)insurance and capital markets specialist Jamie Rodney as CEO, and Reask’s significant funding from Tencent, the global technology giant headquartered in China, to support this strategic growth and build on its broad portfolio of clients, including Swiss Re, Axa, and Descartes, to name a few.
Louise brings 20 years of broad industry experience as a leader in insurance client management and in catastrophic risk and geospatial analytics. Previously, Louise spent seven years at SpatialKey as AVP in Customer Success where she helped take the start-up through to acquisition by Insurity. In addition, she was also tasked with building and growing the customer success function within Insurity Geospatial. Before this, Louise spent almost thirteen years with RMS in variety of client-facing and senior leadership roles, including Senior Director of Sales Engineering.
“Louise will be invaluable in helping us drive our ambitious growth strategy by expanding our commercial footprint across the insurance industry and beyond,” said Jamie Rodney, CEO of Reask. “She has a deep understanding of the challenges our clients and prospects face and has a long track-record in delivering solutions to help them quantify climate-related risk. We are delighted to welcome her to the team.”
Louise commented on her appointment, saying: “The culture at Reask aligns well with my passion for exemplary service, building long standing relationships, and the focus on the voice of the customer in driving the development of innovative insurance industry solutions. I look forward to using my extensive industry and start-up experience to drive Reask’s go to market strategy within the executive committee.”