Joachim Oechslin Member (non-executive, independent)

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Joachim Oechslin was elected to the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd in 2020. He is a member of the Finance and Risk Committee and the Investment Committee.

Professional experience

Joachim Oechslin started his professional career in 1998 as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, specialising in the financial services sector. In 2001, he joined Winterthur Insurance, Switzerland, where he was Chief Risk Officer of Winterthur Life & Pensions until 2003 and Group Chief Risk Officer of Winterthur Group from 2003 to 2006. Joachim Oechslin became a member of the Executive Committee of Winterthur Group in 2006. Following the acquisition of Winterthur Group by AXA in 2006, he assumed the position of Deputy Group Chief Risk Officer of AXA Group. In 2007, he joined Munich Re Group as Group Chief Risk Officer and a member of the Group Committee. In 2013, he moved to Credit Suisse Group, where he was Group Chief Risk Officer and a member of the Group Executive Board from January 2014 to February 2019. Currently, Joachim Oechslin serves as Senior Advisor at Credit Suisse Group.

Educational background

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Higher Technical Institute (HTL), Winterthur, Switzerland
  • Master of Science in Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland

External mandates

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