Melissa Flood joined Bernina Re as Senior Portfolio Modeler on March 1st, 2020. Melissa joined from Allied World Assurance Company Ltd. where she was Vice President – Catastrophe Modeling. She has more than 20 years of experience in the reinsurance industry and more specifically with property catastrophe analytics. Melissa has earned the Certified Catastrophe Risk Analyst (CCRA) and Certified Extreme Event Modeler (CEEM) professional designations from the industry vendors RMS and AIR respectively. She holds a BA of Mathematics with a concentration in Computer Science from Fairleigh Dickenson University. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys the outdoors with her family and animals including equestrian related activities.