Curriculum vitae

Full Professor in Actuarial Science
Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC), University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Other current position

  • Swiss Finance Institute Professor at University of Lausanne, SFI@UNIL, Switzerland

Main Research Fields

  • Insurance Economics and Actuarial Science (Life and Pension Insurance)
  • Risk Management, (Solvency) Regulation and Reporting
  • Management of Insurance Companies (Products, Distribution, Claims)

Past Positions

2016 – 2017 Invited Professor, Executive MBA
University of Geneva, Switzerland
2010 – 2014 Assistant Professor of Risk Management and Insurance
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Executive Director at the Responsible Corporate Competitiveness profile unit
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
2013 – 2014 Member of the Executive Board of the Institute of Insurance Economics
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
2010 – 2013 Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Project Leader
Institute of Insurance Economics, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
2006 – 2009 Senior Consultant
The Boston Consulting Group, Zurich, Switzerland
2002 and 2003 Visiting Research Scholar
Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, USA
2002 – 2006 Research and Teaching Assistant at the Chair of Numerical Analysis and Simulation
Section of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland

Education and Degrees

2014 Privatdozent
Venia Legendi in Business Administration with special emphasis on Risk Management School of Management, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
2010 – 2013 Postdoctoral Thesis (“Habilitation”) in Risk Management and Insurance
Title: “Essays on Insurance Management and Financial Stability”
2006 Ph.D. in Mathematics (Dr. ès sc.)
School of Basic Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland
2002 – 2006 Doctoral Thesis in Applied Mathematics
Title: “Finite element methods with patches and applications”
2002 Master of Science in Physics (ing. phys. dipl. EPF)
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland
1997 – 2002 Studies in Physics, Master Thesis in Numerical Analysis and Theoretical Physics
Title: “Etude par analyse numérique des équations de continuité et d’Euler associés à différents modèles uni-dimensionnels de liquides conservatifs”
2001 EPFL – CREATE Entrepreneurship Certificate
Branco Weiss Chair of Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland