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Tom Johansmeyer
POLIR Ph.D. candidate, University of Kent, Canterbury
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Tom Johansmeyer is a POLIR Ph.D. candidate at the University of Kent, Canterbury. Based in Bermuda, where he also works in the reinsurance industry, he was previously the head of Property Claim Services (PCS) at data/analytics firm Verisk, which provides data on industry-wide insured loss events for both natural and man-made disaster events. In this role, he developed the first such tools for global cyber risk. Tom proudly pushed paper in the U.S. Army in the late 1990s, and if you were in the 2nd Infantry Division in 1998, you might have bugged him for your reassignment orders.
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The growing danger of natural disaster disinformation
Tom Johansmeyer • 23 May 2024
Recent events in Moldova and Hawaii illustrate how state actors exploit post-disaster chaos to fuel civil unrest
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Debunking NotPetya’s cyber catastrophe myth
Tom Johansmeyer • 10 April 2024
Tom Johansmeyer has worked in the insurance industry for more than 20 years. He examines the economic impact of the NotPetya virus
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