Attila Kerenyi Head Financial Risk Management Group Risk Management
Attila Kerényi, Managing Director, is the Head of Financial Risk Management of Swiss Re Group. He is a member of the Group Risk Management Executive Team and acts as Chief Risk Officer for Asset Management. Mr. Kerényi leads a global team that is responsible for the oversight of all of Swiss Re's market risk and credit risk exposures across investment, underwriting and corporate activities as well as financial model validation and independent price verification.
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Prior to taking on this role in 2015, Mr. Kerényi led the EIM Investment Management team in New York, overseeing the execution of Swiss Re's investment strategy across all externally managed asset classes including fixed income, equities and alternative investments, covering over USD 35 billion in assets under management. Prior to 2010, Mr. Kerényi headed the Asset Management Executive Office, focused on the strategic reorganization of the division as well as the redefinition of the investment process and governance in response to the 2008 financial crisis. Mr. Kerényi joined Swiss Re in 2000, and over the years held various other positions in the broader Swiss Re organization in Switzerland and Spain, including as Senior Manager Corporate Strategy and as Property & Casualty Treaty Underwriter.
Mr. Kerényi holds a Master of Science degree in Geography, Economics and Political Science from the University of Zurich and spent extensive time at the University of Sheffield (Great Britain) and the State University of São Paulo (Brazil) as a visiting student. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program, a CFA Charterholder and a member of the Economic Club of New York. Mr. Kerényi is fluent in German, English, Spanish and French.