David has been working for Swiss Re in Munich since 2011 – initially as L&H Marketing Actuary for Central & Eastern Europe and since 2014 as regional Senior Product Expert for Mortality and Pricing Actuary for the German market. Prior to that, David was responsible for francophone markets and global employee benefits programs in the L&H department at Allianz Re for 6 years. Since 2008, David is member of the German Actuarial Association (DAV).
Dr. Axel Wachsmann
Axel has been working at Société Générale since 2005. He is managing director and currently head of cross asset sales for Germany and Austria. In this position he is together with his team in charge of both distribution and institutional investment solutions. His personal focus is life insurance products ranging from guaranteed funds to full hedging solutions of variable annuities. Axel started his carrier in 1994 as Risk Controller for Deutsche Bank. He studied mathematical economics in Bielefeld and in Lyon. His Ph.D. thesis dealt with equilibrium models including convertible bonds.
Frank is Managing Director and Partner with New Insurance Business GmbH (St. Gallen, Switzerland), a consulting company that offers strategic and tactical business and management consulting for insurance companies and their cooperation partners. The focus of his work is set on innovations, new business strategy, products & related investments as well as cooperation management. Frank is a regular speaker and moderator at events, seminars and workshops throughout the financial service industry. Before he started his career as consultant, he worked within European life insurance industry for about eleven years.
Paul's long career with Swiss Re in the UK has spanned medical underwriting, claims management and client relationship management. During one of these periods he and a colleague set up a specialist group risks team looking at product development, pricing, and marketing. This soon became a full time occupation. Paul has responsibilities for Swiss Re's group risks proposition in the UK and Ireland and in more recent years has also worked with colleagues on propositions in continental Europe.
Paul sits on the Steering Committee of the UK's group risks trade body, GRiD, and is its Secretary.