Peter DiFiore, PhD, CAIA, is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman. He is also on the NB Insurance-Linked Strategies Underwriting Committee. Prior to joining Neuberger, Peter was on the management team of Cartesian Re’s insurance-linked securities strategy. Prior to joining Cartesian Re, Peter worked as an analyst and consultant in the insurance linked securities group of RMS, the leading provider of catastrophe risk products and services. At RMS, Peter managed the analytics and marketing of multiple catastrophe bond transactions, advised clients on risk management in the natural catastrophe and life & health markets, and provided analytical support for development of the RMS Miu portfolio management platform. Peter is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Charterholder. Peter holds an MA and a PhD from the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University, and a BS in Chemistry from North Carolina State University. Peter is also an Adjunct Faculty Member in the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences at University of North Carolina Wilmington.