Lukas Müller, born in Zürich, joined Swiss Re in 1990 and held until 2000 various underwriting positions for Engineering, Property and Casualty Lines of business. In 2000 he took over the P&C responsibilities as a Client Manager for the Arab Gulf States. Lukas is a core team member for a number of Group wide projects and was promoted to the position of Head of Client Management for the Middle East, Turkey and Pakistan markets in early 2008. In 2011 he was appointed Head Market Underwriting for Africa which combines both Marketing & Underwriting responsibilities across North & Sub Saharan Africa. In 2017 he was promoted to the role as Head of the Middle East & Pakistan region with combined responsibilities for P&C and L&H. Lukas has lectured to visiting students of the American University of Sharjah, and of the Higher College of Technology in Dubai as well as at the Swiss Re Academy which is Swiss Re's internal & external training center. In addition, he is regularly invited to participate in panel discussions at regional conferences in Africa & the Middle East and is frequently publishing articles in various renowned insurance magazines in the region. Lukas studied economics and holds a dual Executive MBA degree in Finance.