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Felix Kloman is President of Seawrack Press, Inc., in Lyme, Connecticut, and was for 33 years the Editor and Publisher of Risk Management Reports. He is a retired principal of Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson). After two years as an officer with the U.S. Navy in the Far East, he spent ten years as an insurance broker in Philadelphia and New York. He then became a risk management consultant, serving as President of Risk Planning Group in Darien, Connecticut, from 1970-1985 and as a Principal with Towers Perrin, in Stamford, Connecticut, until his retirement in 1993.
He consulted and lectured globally for a wide range of corporate, financial, educational, and governmental clients, with particular emphasis on risk management audits, risk management administration and alternative forms of risk financing. Since 1985 he has championed a more holistic and strategic approach to risk management. He wrote and edited his monthly newsletter, Risk Management Reports, from 1974 through March 2007. He is the author of Mumpsimus Revisited (2005), and The Fantods of Risk (2008), both sets of essays on risk management. In 2011 he published Dead Reckoning: A Personal History. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management (London), a past director of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center, a past and founding director of the Public Entity Risk Institute, past chairman of the Risk Management & Insurance Committee for the US Sailing Association, and a charter member of the Society for Risk Analysis. He received the Dorothy and Harry Goodell Award from the Risk & Insurance Management Society in 1994.
He is a graduate of Princeton University, 1955, with an A.B. degree in History.
He and his wife Ann, a mystery writer, live in Lyme, Connecticut.