Mr. Derek Wu

Lead Consultant APAC, AXA Climate

Derek works as the Lead Consultant APAC at AXA Climate to bring AXA’s risk expertise into the topics of climate and nature and advise corporates, financial institutions and non-profits in the APAC region. At AXA Climate, our mission is to enable climate-resilient and regenerative businesses.   Derek has supported clients to navigate the increasing scrutiny and uncertainty posed by climate change, including climate and nature risk assessments and due diligences, net-zero and biodiversity strategy development and ESG training and engagements. He is also experienced in working with various sectors across APAC to advise on strategy, risk and disclosure aspects across the ESG spectrum. Prior to AXA Climate, Derek worked at a global sustainability strategy and insights consultancy advising board and management teams on regional ESG trends and opportunities. He has an environmental management background and is based in Hong Kong.

Sustainability Tips from Derek :

  1. When possible, I choose to dine-in instead of takeaway to reduce my waste footprint from food containers.
  2. I also try to equip myself with more climate knowledge and actively share among friends and family.

All Sessions by Mr. Derek Wu

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Round Table 2

Adapting to Climate Physical Risk

This roundtable will explore how we can leverage climate science and satellite data to understand, assess and adapt to climate physical risks. Derek will delve into approaches and challenges of conducting physical risk assessments, and share insights on how understanding the projected evolution of climate can help companies manage and adapt to the impact from climate change now.