The Wharton Risk Center actively engages with a wide range of partners interested in disaster risk management and decision-making, including scholars at academic institutions around the world, public-sector decision-makers, NGOs, and private sector firms.

Sponsor Partnerships

Our corporate and research sponsors are a vital component of Wharton Risk Center endeavors. In addition to providing crucial financial support for the Risk Center’s operations, these partners offer strategic guidance and share insights on our projects.

All contributors are invited to attend workshops and conferences and to actively engage with Center researchers. The Risk Center thanks all our Partners for their support and involvement.

Becoming a Sponsor

We invite you to become a contributor to the Wharton Risk Center.  Contributions are tax-deductible.

For more information, please contact Carolyn Kousky, Executive Director:

Corporate Sponsors

Our corporate sponsors may support the overall operations of the Risk Center or specifically contribute to one of our research labs or our Policy Incubator.

Major Center Sponsor

  • Travelers Companies, Inc.

Center Sponsors

  • Credit Suisse
  • Lloyd’s
  • Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • State Farm Fire & Casualty Company
  • TransRe
  • Two Sigma Insurance Quantified (TSIQ)
  • WeatherPredict Consulting, Inc. (a division of Renaissance Re)

Lab Sponsors

  • EY
  • WillisTowersWatson

Policy Incubator Sponsors

  • Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • Pool Re

Research Sponsors

Our research sponsors provide both financial support and collaborate with us on research studies.

  • Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research, University of Alabama
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • DHS Science and Technology Directorate Flood Apex Program
  • Geneva Association
  • Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction
  • Lloyd’s Tercentenary Research Foundation
  • National Science Foundation


Penn Partners

The Wharton Risk Center actively partners with other research centers across the University of Pennsylvania to lead interdisciplinary initiatives and events.  We wish to especially acknowledge the following centers for their collaborations:

  • The Kleinman Center for Energy Policy
  • The McHarg Center
  • The Penn Institute for Urban Research
  • The Penn Program on Regulation