Paula Jarzabkowski is a Professor of Strategic Management at Cass Business School, City, University of London and at University of Queensland Business School. Professor Jarzabkowski is an expert in insurance and reinsurance markets, having lead international teams in studying different aspects of the global industry for many years. Her research has been funded by the UK and European research councils, insurance industry consortia, and the Bank of England. She has released a range of industry reports, Masterclasses, academic papers, and a widely acclaimed book on "Making a Market for Acts of God" with Oxford University Press in 2015. Her current study examines how Governments and Markets around the world can better work together to address the growing threat of natural and manmade disaster, which is the subject of her latest industry report: Between State and Market: Protection Gap Entities and Catastrophic Risk. She is Co-Chair of the Expert Advisory Group for the UK government DFID Centre for Global Disaster Protection, and on the OECD High-Level Advisory Board for the Financial Management of Catastrophic Risks. Professor Jarzabkowski is a sought after speaker at industry conferences and workshops, and her research frequently features in industry and business media, and is used to inform policy.