About Us



Intensel originated as a collaboration between Climate modellers and Financial professionals, passionate about the importance of climate security for the future of business, and the transformation of accurate information in physical climate risk analytics by artificial intelligence technologies. 

Paul Guthrie  Chief Technology Officer   Founding instel Risk executive; Previously Co-founder and Managing Director at QxBranch   15 years consulting experience in analytics and technology strategy for Global Fortune 100 firms, NASA, and the US Department of Defense

Dr Entela Benz Co-founder & CEO

16 years of experience in industry and academia and 2xCEO.

11 years expertise in alternative climate risk data for finance

Jonathan Spry  Chief Executive Officer   Founding instel Risk executive; Previously Founder and Insurance Strategist at New Nordic Advisors   18 years experience of investment banking, reinsurance structuring and management

Dr. Saurabh Singh Co-founder & CTO

PhD, 2017 from NTU, Singapore in Weather and Climate prediction.

Scientist for Flood Vulnerable regions over South at Tsinghua Innovation Center, 2018)

Worked in top Catastrophic Risk Insurance Companies and published paper in peer reviewed publications.



Brian O'Hara  Director  CEO XL Capital (1994-2008), Chairman XL Capital 2007 -2009  Proven industry leader with experience building and leading a Fortune 500 company

Prof. Jimmy Chi-Hung Fung Expert on Climate Models

Dep Head of Environment at HKUST.

World leading expert in atmospheric meteorology and air quality modeling application of remote sensing technology

+200 published papers in top journals on Numerical Weather Prediction Models

Nicolai Borcher   Hansen  Director  CEO and founder of New Nordic Advisors  Over 20 years of experience in the asset management and hedge fund industry

Prof. Johnny Chan Expert on Typhoons

Chair Professor of Atmospheric Science, CityU.

Chair of its Tropical Cyclone Panel at World Meteorological Organization

Director of the Guy Carpenter Asia-Pacific Climate Impact Centre

Listed world number 1 in Sci-listed typhoon publications

+170 papers/books

Brian O'Hara  Director  CEO XL Capital (1994-2008), Chairman XL Capital 2007 -2009  Proven industry leader with experience building and leading a Fortune 500 company

Mr James A Maguire Insurance and Energy Industry expert

Jim Maguire has been Head of Construction, Power &Infrastructure, Asia, for Aon Risk Solutions

Jim has advised clients on projects across Asia and specializes in multi-party project financings for high contract value infrastructure projects

He has represented both domestic and international project developers, domestic and international commercial lenders, and export credit agencies in relation to these transactions.



Passionate about solving next generation problems in climate risk? We are a young and rapidly growing technology firm that used AI/ML and climate modelling to solve the worlds most pressing problem. Our technical needs are in AI, machine learning, climate modellers and financial engineers; we are also building our business development teams.

Please send a CV / resume and a brief introduction to and

No recruiters, please.