Dr. Guido Fürer is a Group Chief Investment Officer at Schweizerische Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, at Swiss Re AG, a Member-Forum for Financial Stability of Deutsche Bundesbank, a Member-Global Future Council at Forum Mondial de L'Economie, a Member-Global Infrastructure Facility of The World Bank, a Member-Infrastructure Working Group at The Institute of International Finance, Inc. and a Member-Long Term Investment Network of Organisation for Economic Co-Operation & Development.
He is on the Board of Directors at FWD ProInsure Ltd. and Swiss Re International SE.
He joined Swiss Re In 1997 as a Managing Director in the New Markets Division focusing on Alternative Risk Transfer. Mr. Fürer has over 20 years’ experience in international financial markets.
Previously, he was Head CIO Office with responsibility for Global Asset Allocation, Portfolio Steering and Portfolio Analytics. In addition, he was Head Asset Management Reinsurance. Prior to these roles, he worked for Swiss Re Capital Partners between 2001 and 2004 with responsibility for European strategic participations. Prior to Swiss Re, he worked for eight years in leading positions for Swiss Bank Corporation/O'Connor & Associates in option trading and structured capital market transactions in Chicago, New York, London and Zurich.
He earned a Master in Economics and a PhD in Financial Risk Management from the University of Zurich and an Executive MBA from INSEAD.