Sebastien Piguet

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Co-Founder & Head of Underwriting


Descartes Underwriting

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As Co-Founder & Head of Underwriting at Descartes Underwriting, an InsurTech offering a new generation of parametric insurance that builds resilience against climate risk, Sébastien Piguet spearheads the company’s innovative approach to underwriting. Having delved into the insurance market during his time at AXA, leading data science, underwriting, business development and parametric initiatives, Sébastien co-founded Descartes in 2018 to push the boundaries of insurance through data science and technology. A graduate from some of the world’s top schools, Sébastien holds degrees in economics from the University of la Sorbonne, the Paris School of Economics, as well as Ecole Normale Supérieure, and was a visiting student at Cornell University.
25th Anniversary

World Satellite Business Week

September 12-16, 2022
The Westin Paris – Vendôme

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