Guido Fürer (1963), Swiss
Group Chief Investment Officer
Before joining Swiss Re, Guido Fürer worked for eight years in leading positions for the Swiss Bank Corporation/O’Connor & Associates in option trading and structured capital markets transactions. Guido joined the New Markets Division of Swiss Re in 1997, focusing on Alternative Risk Transfer. Between 2001 and 2004, he worked for Swiss Re Capital Partners with responsibility for European strategic participations. He was named Head of the Chief Investment Office in 2008, with responsibility for Global Asset Allocation, Portfolio Steering and Portfolio Analytics. Guido became Group Chief Investment Officer and member of the Group Executive Committee in November 2012. In addition, he is Head Asset Management Reinsurance.
- Master’s Degree in Economics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
- PhD in Financial Risk Management, University of Zurich, Switzerland
- Executive MBA, INSEAD, France