Jerome Jean Haegeli Group Chief Economist
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As Group Chief Economist for Swiss Re, Jérôme is responsible for the economic and insurance market research. The economic research functions include the macro and interest rate forecasts and associated consulting services for the Group. Within the Swiss Re Institute and for the Group, he also steers the scenario analysis and group plan projections while leading efforts on contributing to a sound global financial market architecture and making the world more resilient. He is particularly active in external committees and roundtable discussions with policymakers in strengthening the positive dual role of the insurance sector as a long-term investor and risk absorber.
At the Institute of International Finance (IIF), he is a member of the Council of Asset and Investment Management (CAIM), the Principles Consultative Group, Market Monitoring and Sovereign Risk Committees. At the World Economic Forum, he is a member of the Global Future Council on Long-Term Investing, Infrastructure and Development and chairs the efforts on infrastructure working group at the European Financial Services Roundtable (EFR). He also holds a role in the Geneva Association.
Previously at Swiss Re, Jérôme was Head of Investment Strategy at Group Asset Management for nearly ten years. Prior to joining Swiss Re, he was appointed by the Swiss National Bank's Governing Board as Advisor for Switzerland at the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC, and was a Senior Economist at the Swiss National Bank, UBS Warburg and Bank Julius Baer.
Jérôme holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Basel, an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and was a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University's Economic Department.