Daniel Staib has joined Swiss Re Economic Research & Consulting in 2006. He is the author of the annual world insurance sigma series and author of several other publications, including "Insurance in the emerging markets: overview and prospects and for Islamic insurance" or "Insurance in sub-Saharan Africa: growth stutters, but fundamentals are strong."
He is leading SRI's activities in developing the database on the global re/insurance markets, which stores data as far back as to the 1950s. He analyzes the insurance and reinsurance markets and the macroeconomic environment in emerging markets. Currently he is focusing and sub-Saharan Africa and has previously analysed Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle Eastern region.
Mr. Staib started his career in 1999 at the Centre for Research of Economic Activity of the Technical University of Zurich where he studied questions of competitiveness of Switzerland and the innovation activities in the Swiss business sector. Subsequently he worked for five years at the renowned Swiss think tank Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (GDI) in Rüschlikon where he published reports and presented on innovation activities in the retail sector, societal trends and their impact on Consumer behavior.
Mr. Staib holds a degree in Economics from the University of Zürich, Switzerland.