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 spent over 25 years in financial services, mostly in reinsurance and banking. After a start in investment banking at Credit Suisse in Zurich and New York he held various executive positions at Swiss Re. Following consulting mandates in the UK (Channel Capital) and Italy (Atradius) Markus has successfully built new reinsurance companies for international firms such as Catlin, Sompo, and Korean Re in CEO and CUO roles. He is currently CEO of Korean Re Switzerland, a subsidiary of Korean Reinsurance Company, the 10th largest reinsurer in the world. In 2009, Markus founded his own consulting firm focusing on Start Up Investments & Advisory, Turnaround / Project Management as well as Reinsurance Strategy. His successful business track record spans from Asia (Korea, Japan, China) to Europe (Switzerland, Italy, UK), the US and Latin America (Brazil).