Wolfgang Baumann studied Mathematics at Karlsruhe University. Since 2008 he works for Willis Towers Watson in the Risk Consulting and Software Business. Career steps prior to this contain Morgan Stanley, Towers Perrin and Credit Suisse. He holds lectures for the DAA since the inception of the German CERA program.
Prof Dr Hubert Bornhorn
Hubert Borthorn is a Professor for mathematics and statistics at the Faculty of Business at Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts. He is a member of the German Actuarial Association (DAV). Hubert studied mathematics in Münster and Oxford and holds a Ph.D. and a master’s degree in mathematics from WWU Münster. Hubert’s areas of expertise include Financial Risk Management, Asset Management for insurance companies and Actuarial Mathematics. Before attaining his current position he worked almost 10 years for a life insurance company.
Dr Steve Brüske
Dr Steve Brüske studied Mathematics and made his PhD in Münster. He has been working as an actuary at HDI Global SE in Hanover since 2007, where he is responsible for creating the internal models and head of actuarial function. Since 2012 Dr Brüske has been a member of the DAV, the DAV Working Group "Internal Models" and since 2018 he leads the DAV Working Group “Reporting Obligations”. As a lecturer for DAA, he is involved in CERA Module B.
Dr Nora Gürtler
Nora Gürtler studied Mathematics at the University of Karlsruhe (Germany) and at École Normale Supérieure at Lyon (France) and graduated in Mathematical Statistics before joining Tillinghast’s non-life team. She is a qualified actuary (Aktuar DAV) and CERA. Nora Gürtler has spent most of her professional life at Assicurazioni Generali Group, where she was responsible for non-life DFA models, Embedded Value calculations, Economic Balance Sheet valuations and the related value based management from 2003 to 2011. By then she became the CRO of Generali Deutschland, implementing SII for the German Generali Group, and a member of the Management Board in 2016. Since October 2017 Nora Gürtler is the Chief Audit Executive of Assicurazioni Generali Group and based in Milan.
Dr Peter Henseler
Peter Henseler studied Physics at Bonn University. Since 2012 he works for Generali Deutschland Group. He heads the group Financial Risk Methodology within the Enterprise Risk Management, after having started his career in 2010 in the actuarial department of Zurich Deutscher Herold Lebensversicherung AG. He is a qualified actuary and a member of the German Actuarial Association (DAV) since 2014.
Michael is a Director at Willis Towers Watson and leading the insurance consulting activities in Germany. Michael holds a master’s degree in mathematics from RWTH Aachen. He attained the CERA credential in 2013. Michael’s areas of expertise include Risk & Capital Management, Financial Reporting, M&A and Value-Based Management.
Dr Ingo Kraus
Ingo is Head of ALM / Quantitative Methods and Models at ERGO Insurance Group, Germany. In particular, he and his team are giving quantitative support for ALM / strategic asset allocation and are in charge of many aspects of asset modeling with respect to valuation and risk management. Ingo is a member of the German Actuarial Association (DAV) and CFA chartholder. He holds a PhD in mathematics from Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg. Ingo’s areas of expertise include Value-Based Management, Risk Management and particularly Asset Liability Management. He worked for many years in actuarial teams (product development, valuation, actuarial steering) and later in strategic asset allocation functions.
Dr Michael Leitschkis
Michael Leitschkis studied Mathematics in Cologne and Philadelphia. Since 2012, he works for Milliman, where he is Principal in the Life Technology Solutions practice. Before this he worked at Generali Deutschland Group as Head of Actuarial Modelling for almost five years. He started his career at B&W Deloitte in Cologne. Michael Leitschkis is member of the German Actuarial Association (DAV) and CERA. He has delivered a number of talks and lectures on various topics of risk modeling and risk management.
Dr Frank Schiller
Frank Schiller has a PhD in Mathematics and is a qualified actuary. He has been working in insurance since 2001, starting his career as an Actuarial Consultant for the former KarstadtQuelle Versicherung Fürth (now ERGO Direkt) and in 2005 he became Risk Manager at Munich Re. From 2008 Frank Schiller was in charge of the Centre of Competence Direct Insurance Life at Munich Re and, together with his team, supported primary insurers with topics such as biometric portfolio analysis, risk management and product development. From 2011to 2015 Frank Schiller was Chief Risk Officer for Swiss Life, first in Switzerland and later in Germany. Since 2015 he took over the role as Chief Pricing Officer for Life and Health reinsurance at MunichRe for Europe, Latin America and Middle East.
Viktor Turov studied Mathematics in Hannover. Since 2018 he works for EY as Senior Manager in the Non-Life actuarial area. Before this he was Head of the group Risk Aggregation within Group Risk Management. He started his career in 2008 in the actuarial department at HDI Global SE in Hannover. From 2015 to 2017 Viktor Turov worked for KPMG as risk management consultant. Furthermore he is a member of DAV and a member of several DAV working groups.