Peter Giger

Peter Giger Zurich Insurance
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The 2024 edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, created in strategic partnership with Zurich, highlights the multiple areas where the world is at a critical inflection point. The report analyses global risks through three timeframes, to support decision-makers in balancing current crises and longer-term priorities. It draws on the collective intelligence of the world’s foremost risk experts and is a call to action, to collectively prepare for the next crisis the world may face, and in doing so, shape a pathway to a more stable, resilient world.


Peter Giger: Group Chief Risk Officer at Zurich Insurance Company
Peter Giger has extensive experience in insurance and reinsurance, including in areas of finance, risk, strategy, underwriting and regulatory management. He was appointed Group CRO and member of the Executive Committee in October 2019 and took on the additional responsibilities as Group chief investment officer on an interim basis from July 2021 until early 2022. Prior to that, he served for four years from 2014 to 2018 as the head of FINMA’s insurance division. During that time, he also served as FINMA’s deputy CEO and a member of its executive team. While at FINMA he represented Switzerland in international organizations, instituted standard operating procedures and guidelines, and was instrumental in consolidating Swiss Solvency Test modeling. From 2002 to 2014, he held executive leadership roles at Zurich, including CFO General Insurance from 2010 to 2014. Prior to that he headed Structured Finance at Swiss Re from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Giger began his career at Zurich, holding a series of management positions between 1992 and 1999.


18:30 Welcome cocktail
19:15 Take seat at dinner table
19:30 Welcome speech (5min) by Bruno Meyer
19:40 Appetizers
20:00 Keynote speech  (30-40min)
20:40 Main Course and Dessert
21:30 End of event

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The CRO Circle institutionalizes the need to debate thoughts and ideas with your C- and Board level colleagues informally. It helps you to identify risk topics that you didn’t think of yet. It provides you with very exclusive networking opportunities and surely new friendships. The “CRO Circle” targets the most senior risk managers, the leaders who are responsible to identify and manage the risk for a company comprehensively. A CRO Circle seat is available as a part of our Corporate Packages.

  • CRO Circle Dinner - Global Risks Report
     25. March 2024
     18:30 - 22:00


Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Limmatquai 54, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

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