Dr Guido Fürer

Dr Guido Fürer

Group Chief Investment Officer and Member of the Group Executive Committee, Swiss Re

Guido Fürer is a Member of the Group Executive Committee at Swiss Re. As Group Chief Investment Officer and Head of Asset Management, he is responsible for Swiss Re’s Global Asset Management. He also serves on the Board of Directors of several of Swiss Re’s legal entities in the US and Europe. Prior to this he held a number of other positions at Swiss Re including Chief Investment Officer for the Business Unit Reinsurance.

Dr Fürer represents Swiss Re at the World Bank’s Global Infrastructure Investment Facility and the WEF’s Global Agenda Council. He is highly engaged in the global dialogue on long-term investing, regularly interacting with policy makers and private sector participants, as well as with institutions like the IIF, OECD and G20, among others. He is also a regular contributor to financial media publications.

Prior to joining Swiss Re in 1997, Dr Fürer held leading positions at Swiss Bank Corporation/O’Connor & Associates in option trading and at its Capital Market division in Chicago, New York, London and Zurich. Together with The Geneva Association, a leading industry think tank, Dr Fürer co-founded the Insurance CIO Network.