Eric joined the Swiss Re Group in Beijing in 2008 as Director of Business Development for China. Two years later, he became Head of Business Development for Asia. In 2011, he was appointed as Swiss Re’s Head of Investor Relations, based in Zurich. In August 2014, Eric moved to the Casualty Underwriting Division as Head Casualty Centre. In May 2017, he was appointed as Global Head P&C Solutions.
Prior to joining Swiss Re, Eric was Head of Investor Relations at DEPFA Bank in London and before that he worked several years as Head of Corporate Communications at Hannover Re in Germany. After university, he briefly worked in Beijing for Credit Suisse and the China Development Bank and then joined JPMorgan in London in 2001 as an equity analyst in the European insurance team.
Eric is a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and Chartered Financial Analyst. He holds a Master's degree in Economics from University of Tübingen, where he also studied Mandarin Chinese. Eric also spent a year at University of Washington in Seattle in 1999 as a Fulbright scholar and graduate student of International Studies.