Houston November 2019 Luncheon

"Evolving Climate and Renewables Energy Risk Transfer Solutions in ERCOT"

Speaker Brian Beebe will provide brief outline of weather risk transfer industry, and outline the role of bespoke weather-electricity linked risk transfer solutions in enabling growth of renewables (solar, wind) as well as conventional generation resources in ERCOT.  He will focus on representative wind and solar risk transfer solutions that have helped solve a key problem:  a dearth of attractive PPA pricing alternatives.  Lastly, he will speak to the growing utilization of climate (temperature) related solutions by leading Retailers, drawing examples from other competitive retail markets outside of Texas.        

Brian Beebe
Senior Vice President and Head of Americas Origination
Swiss Re. Corporate Solutions

Brian oversees a team specializing in structured climate and energy perils, as well as power plant capacity and outage related risks.  He is also CEO of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions' derivative carrier.   He joined Swiss Re in 2012. 
Before Swiss Re, Brian was Managing Director at Trumarx Data Partners, an electronic negotiation and execution platform for OTC transactions.  From 2007-2011, Brian was Vice President of Derivative Sales and Power Origination at Merrill Lynch Commodities.  Brian has also held various commercial origination, trading, and management roles at Occidental Petroleum, ACES, Mirant (Southern Company), Louis Dreyfus Energy, and SEI Investments.  
Brian has a BA in Political Science and Spanish from Amherst College, and an MBA from Emory University's Goizueta School of Business. 

Registration Options

Online registration is now closed. On-site will be available at the event at on-site registration prices.

When and Where

Thursday November 21, 2019
11:30 AM

The Downtown Club at Houston Center
11th Floor
1100 Caroline Street

Houston, TX 77002