Dr. Markus A. Eugster

Markus A. Eugster has studied in St. Gallen, São Paulo, and Brasília and holds a Doctorate in International Affairs and Political Economy and a Master in International Affairs and Governance, both from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Following his studies Markus has spent over 20 years in the financial services industry, mostly in reinsurance and banking. After a start in investment banking at Credit Suisse New York he held various senior executive positions at Swiss Re. Following consulting mandates in the UK and Italy Markus became Chief Underwriting Officer of Catlin Re Switzerland and subsequently CEO and Global Head of Reinsurance at Sompo Canopius Re. In 2009, he founded his own consulting firm MA Eugster Consulting focusing on Start Up Investments & Advisory, Turnaround/Project Management as well as Re/Insurance Strategy. His successful business track record spans from Japan and China to Europe, the US and Latin America.