Stephan is Chief Executive Officer and Head of Europe of TMR. Stephan is chair of the Executive Committee.
He joined TMR in October 2011 as Chief Executive Officer of its Zurich branch and was instrumental in establishing the company’s continental European presence. He was appointed Chief Underwriting Officer in 2013 and assumed his current position in 2015. He is also an Executive Director of two of TMR’s subsidiaries, Tokio Solution Management Ltd. and TMR Management, Inc., a Non-Executive Director of Tokio Marine Kiln Group Ltd and was a Non-Executive Director of Tokio Millennium Re (UK) Ltd until June 2017.
Stephan has over 20 years of reinsurance underwriting and management experience. He began his career with the IFP in Paris as an engineer in the field of crude oil refining before joining Munich Re Group as Engineering Underwriter. From 1998 to 2003, Stephan worked as Chief Engineer and Underwriter for Munich Re in the Greater China region. He took on the role of General Manager of the company’s Paris branch in 2004 with responsibility for developing an integrated facultative and treaty underwriting approach for the French market. In 2008, Stephan returned to Munich Re’s head office as Executive Client Manager for the French and Benelux markets.
Stephan earned a German-French double diploma in engineering from the Technical University Berlin and Ecole des Mines in St. Etienne and