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Vera Heck

Vera Heck

Senior Associate, MSCI Research

Vera Heck is a developer of the MSCI Climate Value-at-Risk Model for physical climate risks. Her prior experience includes data-science consulting for projects across industries and climate-change research at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and Aalto University in Finland. Vera holds a doctorate in climate science from Humboldt University Berlin, a master's degree in hydro science and engineering from the Technical University Dresden and a bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Bonn.

Research and Insights

Articles by Vera Heck

    Wildfire Risks and Costs for Companies

    5 mins read Blog | May 5, 2022 | Vera Heck, Simon Albrecht

    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