Roland Friedli joined Swiss Re's Risk Engineering Services in 2006. He is responsible for Casualty risks and exposure assessment (General Liability and Professional Indemnity coverage) related to construction companies and projects. In his role he supports underwriting decision-making and portfolio steering in industries such as tech, transportation, utilities, mining, as well as environmental pollution. He is also Swiss Re's media relation expert for Nanotechnolgy.
Before joining Swiss Re, Roland worked as project manager in various engineering companies in Switzerland and in the US. There he was responsible for geotechnical investigations, risk assessment of natural hazards as well as for the investigation and the remediation of contaminated sites. For several years he had been a teacher at the University of Applied Sciences for civil engineers in Zurich. In Swiss Re’s Internal Environmental Management Roland Friedli was responsible for the energy efficiency and CO2 reporting of Swiss Re’s operations and infrastructure.
Roland Friedli holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Sciences and a degree in Higher Education for Physics and for Environmental Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland.