Michael Rüsch

Miachel Ruesch bw

Country Manager Switzerland, Insurance and Underwriting Manager Switzerland, Casualty Insurance, XL Catlin

Michael started his insurance career at Winterthur Insurance and joined XL in 1997, where he held various underwriting and management roles with a wide geographical remit, including the UK, Ireland, Asia, Australia, France, Italy, Iberia and Latin America.

Michael has extensive intercultural experience acquired in the different positions he has held within the company. Most importantly, he spent more than two years in XL's Singapore office where he experienced not only the local business culture of this fast-growing country first hand, but also the ambition and dedication of women working in the dynamic Asia Pacific region.

Michael holds a professional degree in Private General Insurance with a specialization in aviation, as well as a degree in business administration with a minor in finance. He recently completed a Master's degree in Applied Psychology, Leadership and Management.