Simon Albrecht focuses on geospatial topics at the MSCI Climate Risk Center, such as mapping physical-risk hazards for MSCI Climate Lab, and works closely with the physical-risk research team. In his role, he also drives the firm’s initiative on spatial finance. Prior to joining MSCI, Simon worked for 10 years as a geospatial and air-pollution expert. He holds a master’s degree in climate sciences from the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of Bern.
Research and Insights
Articles by Simon Albrecht
We Should Be Paying More Attention to Air PollutionPodcast | Apr 21, 2023 |
This week we discuss why air pollution is a topic that investors may want to take greater interest in. It is not only a macro-economic burden, but also affects every company operating in polluted areas.
Wildfire Risks and Costs for Companies5 mins read Blog | May 5, 2022 |
Wildfires can potentially increase costs from physical risks for companies, making it an important consideration for investors as they manage risk in their portfolios. Our analysis revealed four future hotspots with elevated annual fire probabilitie