Baden-Baden Dialogue Session Riding out the 2020 Pandemic Storm

Jerome Haegeli, Group Chief Economist, Swiss Re, on the economic outlook for the insurance industry

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Swiss Re Dialogue Session

Jerome Haegeli, Group Chief Economist, Swiss Re, on the economic outlook for the insurance industry

Date and time

12 October 2020, 09.00 – 09.40 am

About the webinar

The downturn that Corona has brought to the economy is historic. Has the worst been overcome? What have we learnt? Jerome Haegeli, Group Chief Economist, Swiss Re, give us an outlook for economy and insurance industry.

The speaker

Jerome Jean Haegeli, Group Chief Economist

As Group Chief Economist for Swiss Re, Jérôme is responsible for the economic and insurance market research.

The economic research functions include the macro and interest rate forecasts and associated consulting services for the Group. Within the Swiss Re Institute and for the Group, he also steers the scenario analysis and group plan projections while leading efforts on contributing to a sound global financial market architecture and making the world more resilient. He is particularly active in external committees and roundtable discussions with policymakers in strengthening the positive dual role of the insurance sector as a long-term investor and risk absorber.

At the Institute of International Finance (IIF), he is a member of the Council of Asset and Investment Management (CAIM), the Principles Consultative Group, Market Monitoring and Sovereign Risk Committees. At the World Economic Forum, he is a member of the Global Future Council on Long-Term Investing, Infrastructure and Development and chairs the efforts on infrastructure working group at the European Financial Services Roundtable (EFR). He is also in the editorial board for the Geneva Association's Papers on Risk and Insurance.