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Dr. Olivier Steiger

Stéphane Gartenmann
Dr. Olivier Steiger

Olivier Steiger holds a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Zurich. He is a fully qualified member of the Swiss Association of Actuaries (SAV). Olivier is a member of the Board of the SAV and chairs the Education and Science Division. Furthermore, he is a member of the Nominations Panel and the Education Committee of the Actuarial Association of Europe. As a former Suva Executive and Chief Actuary, and as a consulting actuary in recent years, Olivier comes with extensive experience in reserving, pricing, solvency and regulatory issues.


Relevant Qualification and Academic Background

Actuary SAV

Ph.D. – Mathematics – University Zurich
M.Sc. – Mathematics – University Zurich

Relevant Professional Experience

Actuarial engineering (insurance)

·         Reserving

·         Pricing

·         Solvency and economic capital modelling

Mathematical modelling

Regulatory issues & compliance

Relevant Career Development

2022 –               PRS:                     Consulting Actuary

2021 – 2022      Deprez Experten: Consulting Actuary

2017 – 2020      Suva:                    Head of Actuarial Division

2011 – 2017      Suva:                    Chief Actuary

2005 – 2011      Suva:                    Actuary

Relevant Memberships in Professional Organisations

SAV Full member of the Swiss Association of Actuaries

SAV Member of the Board

SAV Head of Education and Science Division

AAE Member of Education Committee and Nominations Panel


IT and Programming Skills

Microsoft Office

Various programming languages (C++, VBA, R, SAS)

Language Skills

Native:         German
Proficient:    English, French

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