Conférence Internationale FFA 2019


Felix Hufeld

President, BaFin

Felix Hufeld is President of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) and of the Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision (GHOS). Previously he was Chief Executive Director Insurance Supervision at BaFin. He was also Chairman of the Executive Committee of IAIS and member of the Management Board of EIOPA. Before he was Partner at Westlake Partners, CEO of Marsh Germany, Austria and Northern Europe of Marsh & Mclennan Companies Inc. Felix Hufeld studied law in Mainz and Freiburg and got a Master in Public Administration at Harvard University.

Takes part in

25 Oct 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Panel 2 – Insurance, a safe refuge in an uncertain world?

While economies have barely recovered from the effect of the financial crisis, business strategy has been distressed by a global economic and political instability. New threats are shaking the insurance sector, from cybercrime to natural disasters. Which business strategies can insurers adopt to deal with an uncertain world?

Keynote speech
Chair of the panel
25 Oct 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Panel 3 – From low to negative interest rates: How to keep insuring in a sustainable way?

The long-lasting low interest rates’ environment maintained by the ECB may carry negative effects and lead to news risks and vulnerabilities for the EU financial stability. What are the challenges and opportunities for investors and insurers offered by a low interest rate environment?

Chair of the panel