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Patric Kellermann

Patric Kellermann

Senior Associate, MSCI Research

Patric Kellermann researches physical climate risk at the MSCI Climate Risk Center. He helps develop the MSCI Climate Value-at-Risk model for physical climate risks. He was previously a postdoctoral flood-risk researcher at the German Research Center for Geoscience (GFZ) and a developer of natural-catastrophe models at AXA GRM. Patric holds a doctorate in natural-risk research from the University of Potsdam and a diploma in physical geography from Ludwig Maximilian University Munich.

Research and Insights

Articles by Patric Kellermann

    Will Rising Sea Levels Eventually Sink Christmas?

    5 mins read Blog | Dec 15, 2021 | Patric Kellermann, Miranda Carr

    It’s not just Santa’s North Pole headquarters that are at risk from global warming. Around 75% of the world’s toys are made in China — most coming from the country’s coastal provinces which face an increasing threat of flooding as global temperatures rise.

    Riding Rail Through the Floods and an Ex-con Back in the Saddle at Samsung

    Podcast | Aug 13, 2021 | Patric Kellermann, S.K. Kim

    The IPCC’s newest climate science has signaled a code red for humanity. As the specter of physical climate risk looms large, we look at how railways will need to adapt and how investors can think about the challenge. Then we break down the decision of the South Korean government to grant early parole to Samsung’s de facto leader, Lee Jae-yong.

    Identifying Emerging “Hot Spots” for Physical Risk in the US

    6 mins read Blog | Sep 9, 2020 | Patric Kellermann, Boris Prahl

    Climate change is expected to increase the frequency and severity of physical climate risks such as extreme temperatures, tropical cyclones, torrential rainfall and flooding. Our map identifies emerging climate risk hotspots in the U.S.