Jay Guin

Dr. Jay Guin is AIR’s Chief Research Officer, responsible for strategic management of the AIR Research and Modeling group. Under his leadership, the group has developed a global suite of catastrophe models and continues to enhance modeling techniques. Jayanta also provides strategic input into AIR’s product development and consulting work for insurance linked securities. He has more than 17 years of experience in probabilistic risk analysis for natural catastrophes worldwide and is well recognized in the insurance industry for his deep understanding of the financial risk posed by natural perils. His expertise includes a wide range of natural and man-made phenomenon that drive tail-risk. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Jadavpur University in India. He earned an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the State University of New York, Buffalo, with a specialization in dynamic soil-structure interaction and computational mechanics. Jay is currently a member of the governing board for the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) initiative. He also contributes to the Research Advisory Council of Institute of Business and Home safety (IBHS).

SubscribeSubscribe to RSS|Recent Posts

Following are some recent blogs:

How Will Climate Change Impact Extreme Weather?

How Will Climate Change Impact Extreme Weather?

June 29, 2017
Does Climate Change Matter to the Insurance Industry?

Does Climate Change Matter to the Insurance Industry?

February 4, 2016

Don't miss a post!
Subscribe via email:



You’re almost done.
We need to confirm your email address.
To complete the registration process, please click the link in the email we just sent you.

Unable to subscribe at this moment. Please try again after some time. Contact us if the issue persists.

The email address  is already subscribed.

You are subscribing to AIR Blogs. In order to proceed complete the captcha below.