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Christoph Oehy
Head Treaty Underwriting - SVP, Swiss Reinsurance Company Canada

Christoph Oehy is Head of Underwriting Property & Casualty for Canada and English Caribbean at Swiss Re Canada since 2012. Christoph joined Swiss Re in Zurich, Switzerland in 2003 as a Flood specialist in the Natural Catastrophe (Nat Cat) department. Besides developing Nat Cat models, he also worked as a treaty underwriter in Hong Kong and Paris.

From 2009 to 2012 he was Head of Cat Steering in Zurich, responsible for the management of Swiss Re's global Nat Cat portfolio and its capital and capacity allocation. Christoph was also in charge of the risk modeling of Swiss Re's Nat Cat exposures by applying state-of-the-art methods and he was also involved in the respective reporting to regulators, rating agency and investor relations.

Christoph graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland with a Master's degree and PhD in Civil Engineering. He also holds an Executive MBA from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.