René Oefeli Casualty expert and lecturer Swiss Re

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René Oefeli is a casualty expert who joined Swiss Re in 1995. He is a seasoned professional and following are his most relevant steps of his career path:

  • Master's in law (University of Zurich)
  • 16 years' experience in Swiss Primary Insurance ("AXA-Winterthur") as Liability Underwriter and products developer
  • Since 1999 Swiss Re's representative in the 'Liability Committee' of the Swiss Insurance Association
  • Leader of "Expert Circle for Emerging Risks" and "Product Recall and Product Tampering Insurance ". Two worldwide networks within Swiss Re Zurich
  • Involved in the definition of Swiss Re's Casualty Underwriting Guidelines, Referral Cases and Renewal Messages
  • 2006/2007: Single Risks Casualty Underwriter in Division Europe (French speaking markets)
  • From 2008 -2018: Responsible for all internal and external Casualty trainings within Swiss Re Academy
  • Since 2019: Responsible for all (virtual and class-based) Casualty Client Programmes at "Swiss Re Institute"

Private life: Married to a woman from northern Italy. Hobbies include Roman History, Italian wines, any types of cars and many sports