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Annual Report 2015

Patrick Raaflaub

Group Chief Risk Officer

Born: 1965

Nationality: Swiss and Italian

Patrick Raaflaub – Group Chief Risk Officer (photo)

Professional experience

Patrick Raaflaub began his career as a research fellow at the University of St. Gallen and then worked for Credit Suisse and a consulting start-up. He joined Swiss Re in 1994 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Swiss Re Italia SpA in 1997, and then was Divisional Controller Americas Division from 2000. He worked as Head of Finance Zurich from 2003, then Regional Chief Financial Officer Europe and Asia from 2005. From 2006, he was Head of Group Capital Management, where he was responsible for capital management at Group level and global regulatory affairs. In 2008 he joined the Swiss Financial Markets Supervisory Authority FINMA as Chief Executive Officer. Patrick Raaflaub returned to Swiss Re as Group Chief Risk Officer and member of the Group Executive Committee as of September 2014.

Educational background

  • PhD in Political Science, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland