The Geneva Association
(The International Associationfor the Study of Insurance Economics)
The Geneva Association is the leading international insurance think tank for strategically important insuranceand risk management issues.
The Geneva Association identies fundamental trends and strategic issues where insurance plays a substantialrole or which inuence the insurance sector. Through the development of research programmes, regular publications and the organisation of international meetings, The Geneva Association serves as a catalyst for
progress in the understanding of risk and insurance matters and acts as an information creator and disseminator.
It is the leading voice of the largest insurance groups worldwide in the dialogue with international institutions.In parallel, it advances—in economic and cultural terms—the development and application of risk management
and the understanding of uncertainty in the modern economy.
The Geneva Association membership comprises a statutory maximum of 90 Chief Executive Ofcers (CEOs)from the world’s top insurance and reinsurance companies. It organises international expert networks and managesdiscussion platforms for senior insurance executives and specialists as well as policy-makers, regulators andmultilateral organisations. The Geneva Association’s annual General Assembly is the most prestigious gatheringof leading insurance CEOs worldwide.Established in 1973, The Geneva Association, ofcially the “International Association for the Study of InsuranceEconomics”, has ofces in Geneva and Basel, Switzerland and is a non-prot organisation funded by its members.
, CEO, XL Group plc, Hamilton.
, Chairman of the Management Board, Allianz SE, Munich; Mr John
, Chairman and CEO, Prudential Financial Inc., Newark; Mr Shuzo
, Member of the Board andPresident, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Company Ltd, Tokyo.
Members of the Board:
, Vice President, Vittoria Assicurazioni S.p.A., Turin; Mr Henri
, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO, AXA Group, Paris; Mr Patrick
de Larragoiti Lucas
,President, Sul America Seguros, Rio de Janeiro; Mr Mario
, Group CEO, Generali Assicurazioni S.p.A.,Milan; Mr Donald
, President and CEO, Manulife Financial Corporation, Toronto; Prof. Denis
,Chairman and CEO, SCOR, Paris; Mr Michel
, Group CEO, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, Zurich;
, CEO, Zurich Financial Services, Zurich; Mr Esteban
, First Vice Chairman,MAPFRE, Madrid; Mr Tidjane
, Group Chief Executive, Prudential plc, London; Dr Nikolaus
, Chairman of the Board of Management, Munich Re, Munich; Dr Richard
, CEO, Lloyd’s, London;
, CEO, Aviva Plc, London; Dr Yan
, Chairman and President, The People’s InsuranceCompany (Group) of China Ltd., Beijing.
Mr John H.
Deputy Secretary General and Head of Research:
Dr Shaun S.
Vice Secretaries General:
(Head of PROGRES and Liaison—Eastern Europe), Warsaw;Dr h.c. Walter R.
(Head of Risk Management), Geneva.
Heads of Programmes and Research Directors:
(Research Director for Insurance and Finance),Richmond, VA; Dr Christophe
(Head of Health and Ageing and Insurance Economics), Geneva;
(Head of Insurance and Finance), Geneva; Mr Anthony
(Head of Communications),Geneva; Prof. Krzysztof
(Research Director for Life and Pensions), Normal, IL.
(Liaison—Japan & East Asia), Yokohama; Mr Richard
(Headof Liability Regimes Project), New York; Dr Hans Peter
(Chairman of Chief Risk Ofcers Network),Zurich.
Chairman of the Scientic Advisory Council:
Former Presidents of The Geneva Association:
, Paris (1973-1976); Mr Fabio
,Trieste (1976-1983); Mr Julius
, London (1983-1986); Prof. Dr Dr e.h. Reimer
, Aachen (1986-1990); Sir Brian
, London (1990-1993); Drs. Jan H.
, Amsterdam (1993-1999); Mr Walter
, Zurich (1999-2003); Mr Henri
, Paris (2003-2008); Mr Martin J.
, New York (2008); Mr Jacques
, Zurich (2008-2009); Dr Nikolaus
, Chairman of the Board of Management, Munich Re, Munich (2009-2013).
Former Secretaries General of The Geneva Association:
(1973-2000), Mr Patrick M.