Engineering environmental risk
William Hazelton ,
16 Oct 2014
Protecting the environment is an integral part of business today. While working to
safeguard natural resources, companies also seek to protect their own businesses and
reputations. Environmental risks, however, are often highly complex, particularly for
multinational corporations. Each site, each facility and each country pose different
environmental challenges. Identifying the exposures and developing strategies to mitigate
them requires specialised expertise.
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VP at ACE Environmental Risk
Steve Piatkowski is Vice President, ACE Environmental Risk, based in Philadelphia. Mr Piatkowski has both national and international responsibility for the technical evaluation of risks completed for all lines of environmental insurance. A frequent presenter at environmental industry, academic and legal conferences, Mr Piatkowski has worked in the environmental engineering field since 1985. He began his career as an environmental engineer with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
Executive VP at ACE
William Hazelton is Executive Vice President in ACE’s Environmental Risk Division and Construction Industry Practice. Based in Jersey City, New Jersey, Mr Hazelton has responsibility for the development, underwriting, and delivery of environmental risk solutions for brokers and their clients, from small or mid-size to large multinationals. In this capacity, Mr. Hazelton manages a national team of environmental underwriting specialists deployed throughout the US. In December 2012, Mr Hazelton was announced as the ACE Construction Industry Practice Leader. In this role, Mr Hazelton is responsible for driving the overall strategic and tactical delivery of the company’s products and services within the Construction Industry Practice. Mr Hazleton has more than 20 years of underwriting and claims experience.
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