Ina Noll joined the Swiss Re Institute in November 2017. In her role as Senior Business Development Manager, she designs and arranges conferences and client events, executive programmes and facilitates innovation sprints and client workshops. She is a certified business facilitator/moderator and online trainer. Since 2015, Ina moderates and leads Insurance Management Simulation workshops for Swiss Re Institute around the world. She was also involved in the redesign of the IMS software and course program. In her previous role at Swiss Re, Ina was the subject matter expert for Finance Training globally at Swiss Re Academy from 2010 to 2012. Her responsibilities included the global Finance training portfolio, developing new course offerings for employees and graduates, and managing various projects. From 2001 to 2010, Ina held different roles in Project Management and Business Engineering at SIX Swiss Exchange, and the Australian Stock Exchange. Within the Structured Products area, her main tasks were to develop a warrants online course and other educational courses. Trained in Banking and Finance, Ina worked from 1988 to 2000 at Dresdner Bank AG, covering a range of responsibilities like fixed income sales, equity derivative product development, and options and futures trading. Ina Noll holds a Master of Banking and Finance (Diplom-Betriebswirtin) from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
Tobias Thomas is professor at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University/Germany and the head of the Department of IT-Consulting & Sales. Prior to that, he held a leadership position at a German bank and was the Managing Director at TATA Interactive Systems, a consulting company belonging to the well-known Indian TATA Group. He was responsible for the acquisition, conception and implementation of various global digital innovation strategies and business training concepts (including TOPSIM management simulations) for multiple industries worldwide. In particular, Tobias was responsible for the conception and implementation of the world’s first Solvency II business simulation in which more than 2,000 actuaries and board members around the world have already participated. Tobias has facilitated over 350 innovation, management and leadership sessions worldwide and has been working with companies such as Allianz, AXA, BASF, Deutsche Telekom, Groupama, Hewlett Packard, PartnerRe, SAP, Signal Iduna, Vorwerk and Swiss Re. He also lectures in MBA programs and programs for International Strategic Management, Accounting, Controlling and Finance at renowned universities in Europe.