Our Team

Our Team

Dr. Daniel Niedermayer CEO, Consulting & investment solutions

Dr. Daniel Niedermayer

CEO, Consulting & investment solutions

Dr. Daniel Niedermayer CEO, Consulting & investment solutions

Dr. Daniel Niedermayer

CEO, Consulting & investment solutions

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.

Dr. Andreas Niedermayer Scientific research & software development

Prof. Dr. Andreas Niedermayer

Scientific research & software development

Dr. Andreas Niedermayer Scientific research & software development

Prof. Dr. Andreas Niedermayer

Scientific research & software development

Prof. Andreas Niedermayer coordinates software development and scientific research. Andreas studied Economics at the University of Bern (with Minor Computer Sciences), holds a Master of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and a PhD in Economics with summa cum laude from the University of Bern and was a post-doctoral research fellow at Northwestern University and a research and lecturer at the University of Mannheim. As an Associate Professor of Economics at the University Paris-Dauphine he teaches Industrial Economics and Computational Finance. Andreas has published in journals such as the International Economic Review, the International Journal of Industrial Organization and Insurance: Mathematics and Economics. Andreas has over 15 years of experience in software development.

Prof. Dr. Heinz Zimmermann Professor of Financial Market Theory at the University of Basel

Prof. Dr. Heinz Zimmermann

Professor of Financial Market Theory at the University of Basel

Prof. Dr. Heinz Zimmermann Professor of Financial Market Theory at the University of Basel

Prof. Dr. Heinz Zimmermann

Professor of Financial Market Theory at the University of Basel

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.

Bryce Kovacs Solvency II reporting & project outsourcing

Bryce Kovacs

Account manager

Bryce Kovacs Solvency II reporting & project outsourcing

Bryce Kovacs

Account manager

Bryce Kovacs is responsible for Solvency II reporting and business development. His experience includes risk management for private and institutional mandates and funds at Credit Suisse Zurich, quantitative research at Morgan Stanley and fundamental equity analysis at KBC Securities. Bryce studied in Calgary, Canada and Budapest, Hungary, holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from Eotvos Lorand University 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.

Joe Bättig Senior advisor and insurance specialist

Joe Bättig

Senior advisor and insurance specialist

Joe Bättig Senior advisor and insurance specialist

Joe Bättig

Senior advisor and insurance specialist

Joe Bättig has 30 plus years of experience within the insurance and pension scheme industry. He served as President of the SVV’s Life Insurance Committee for several years. He went into insurance at Zurich Insurance Group in 1980 having graduated from the ETH Zurich from which he holds a Diploma in Maths. Joe Bättig is a seasoned manager; Member of the Exec. Committee at Zurich Insurance; CEO of Genevoise Assurance, Head of Distribution; responsible for 2000 employees as well as for the global development of all agents driven distribution with focus on Asia and Europe. In 2014 he founded jfb-consulting Ltd., core business providing strategic consulting and distribution and is chairman of the board of Aganola AG. Joe Bättig was born in 1955 and lives with his wife in Switzerland.

Dr. Luca Alberucci Senior advisor and SST specialist formerly at FINMA

Dr. Luca Alberucci

Senior advisor and SST specialist formerly at FINMA

Dr. Luca Alberucci Senior advisor and SST specialist formerly at FINMA

Dr. Luca Alberucci

Senior advisor and SST specialist formerly at FINMA

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.