Dr. Daniel Niedermayer is responsible for consulting, risk analysis and business development. He has a track record of over 10 years in the financial industry as a senior portfolio manager of global convertible bonds, multi-asset-class investments and ETFs working for Credit Suisse in Zurich. Daniel has published several articles and a White Paper in the field of asset management under Solvency II / Swiss Solvency Test, a book on ETFs and asset allocation and several papers on computational finance. He studied Economics at the Universities of Bern and Strathclyde (Glasgow) and holds a PhD in Finance with summa cum laude from the University of Basel.
Over the last 25 years Gerhard Fusenig held a number of senior management roles including the position of co-COO of Asset Management and CEO Core Investments at Credit Suisse and Global Head Fund Services at UBS. As an independent, non-executive director Gerhard Fusenig is a board member of Credit Suisse Insurance Linked Strategies Ltd. Former directorships include Standard Life Aberdeen PLC, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC, Credit Suisse Germany AG, UBS Fund Management (Switzerland) AG, UBS Fund Services (Luxembourg) S.A., and various other Fund Management companies.
Bryce Kovacs is responsible for overseeing sales initiatives in Europe and the UK covering a wide range of regulatory reporting services in the realm of Solvency II, UCITS, PRIIPs, MiFID II and various pension fund regimes. His experience includes risk management for private and institutional mandates and funds at Credit Suisse, quantitative research at Morgan Stanley and fundamental equity analysis at KBC Securities. Bryce holds a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics and has published in the area of option pricing. Outside of work Bryce’s passion is ice-hockey refereeing, he works for the Swiss National League A and the International Ice Hockey Federation.
Prof. Andreas Niedermayer coordinates software development and scientific research and has over 15 years of experience in software development. Andreas is a Professor of Economics at Cergy Paris Université. Previously, he worked at Université Paris-Dauphine, the University of Mannheim and Northwestern University. Andreas teaches among other topics computational and statistical techniques in Economics and Finance. He has published in journals such as the International Economic Review, Games and Economic Behavior and Insurance: Mathematics and Economics.
Dr. Luca Alberucci previously worked with the Swiss Financial Supervision Authority (FINMA) as an Expert for Financial Market Risks in the Swiss Solvency Test (SST) and is senior advisor to SolvencyAnalytics. Luca studied Mathematics and Economics and holds a PhD in mathematical logic. He started his career in a commodity trading company in 2002, first in Risk Management and then in Asset Management. Since 2012 Luca is leading a Team responsible for interest rate and liquidity risks within the Risk Management of PostFinance.
Prof. Heinz Zimmermann is Professor of Financial Market Theory at the University of Basel. Until 2001 he was Professor of Finance at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and headed the Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance. Heinz Zimmermann is joint editor of the Journal of Financial Markets and other academic journals. His academic work significantly contributes to applied financial market research and literature, particularly in the areas of asset pricing, risk management, derivatives and commodity theory.