Patrick Raaflaub

Patrick Raaflaub Swiss Re
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The keynote speaker will be Patrick Raaflaub, Group Chief Risk Officer of Swiss Re and former CEO of FINMA. He will discuss aspects of risk management in insurance, and explore commonalities and difference to risk management in asset management and banking.

Patrick began his career as an economist at Credit Suisse. He then was a founding member of a consulting start-up and research fellow at the University of St.Gallen. He joined Swiss Re in 1994 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Swiss Re Italia SpA in 1997, and then was Divisional Controller Americas Division from 2000. He worked as Head of Finance Zurich from 2003, then Regional Chief Financial Officer Europe and Asia from 2005. From 2006, he was Head of Group Capital Management, where he was responsible for capital management at Group level and global regulatory affairs. In 2008 he joined the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA as Chief Executive Officer. Patrick returned to Swiss Re as Group Chief Risk Officer and member of the Group Executive Committee in September 2014.


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

Why CRO circle

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.

How to become member of the CRO Circle

The “CRO Circle” targets the most senior risk managers, the leaders who are responsible to identify and manage the risk for a company comprehensively.

You can become a “CRO Circle” member, if your company is a Corporate Member of the Swiss Risk Association.


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    9. January 2023
    18:30 - 22:00


Venue Website:

Münsterhof 8, Zürich, 8001, Switzerland

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  • Nominate up to 2 representatives to be part of the exclusive “CRO Circle”.
  • Nominate up to 10 employees who enjoy the full benefits of individual membership.
  • 5 free entrances to our Swiss Risk Dinner events (worth 150.- CHF).
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