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Risk and insurance

Wednesday, 27 February, 2013 - 19:30 to Wednesday, 27 February, 2013 - 21:30
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
Building D
Promotion Hall
Monica Mächler & Hugues Pirotte
Invited talk

Monica Mächler served since January 2009 until the end of September 2012 as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, after having served as CEO of the Swiss Federal Office of Private Insurance from 2007 to 2008. In the International Association of Insurance Supervisors she was a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Technical Committee.
After having earned her doctorate degree in law at Zurich University in 1984 with a thesis in Private International Law Monica Mächler practised in a law firm specialized in banking law. In 1990, she joined the Zurich Financial Services Group where in 1999 she became the Group General Counsel and Head of the Board Secretariat and in 2001 a member of the Group Management Board. Ms Mächler has served on several expert commissions of the Swiss Confederation, is a lecturer in an international business law program at Zurich University, and publishes regularly.

Hugues Pirotte is professor at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, ULB. He is cofounder of the Finance Club of Brussels and Finmetrics. He is also member of the BEL20 Committee.


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