About The Speaker
Mr. Manuel Lonfat
Manuel Lonfat is the founder and CEO of Quambio, a Swiss company which focuses on sustainable finance, ESG consulting and corporate engagement solutions. Dr. Lonfat is an expert in climate finance, catastrophic risk management and international reporting frameworks. Prior to founding Quambio in 2019, he most recently served as Chief Risk Officer for a global reinsurance platform. He has more than 15 years of experience working on climate risk assessments within the financial and insurance industry. Dr. Lonfat holds a PhD. in atmospheric physics from the University of Miami and masters in nanotechnology and in physical engineering. Dr. Lonfat is the recipient of a NASA Earth Science Program fellowship, earned during his Ph.D. studies. He graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) with a degree in physics. In the past three years, he has also served as special advisor to the United Nations Environmental Program Financial Initiative (UNEP-FI) on climate risks and insurance.