For over 15 years, D. Matthew Coleman has helped businesses and governments value and transfer climate risks like wind speed and precipitation that affect financial performance. He currently is a director at Nephila Climate. Nephila is the oldest and current largest investment manager globally that specializes in insuring climate and natural catastrophe risk. In his 10 years at Nephila, Matt has managed climate investment portfolio planning; liaised with investors in Nephila’s investment funds; developed strategic partnerships with climate risk data providers and originators; and structured and analyzed climate risk transfer products. Previously, Matt was a weather risk analyst at investment manager Citadel LLC, supporting investments in energy and reinsurance. He holds B.S. degrees in both Chemistry and Environmental Sciences from the University of Virginia. He also holds an M.S. in Meteorology from The Pennsylvania State University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.