Matthias Grass Chief Financial Officer Corporate Solutions
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Matthias Grass was appointed Chief Financial Officer and member of the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Executive Committee with effect from 1 July 2020.
In this role, Matthias is responsible for overseeing Swiss Re Corporate Solutions' Finance function, ensuring the business unit achieves its financial targets, and implementing the business unit's strategy. He oversees a team of around 200 finance professionals in offices around the world.
Since joining Swiss Re in 2013, Matthias has served as Chief Financial Officer of Group Operations and Chief Financial Officer for Swiss Re's service companies. During this time, he significantly improved cost management, operations and steering across the Swiss Re Group. He also played a key role in implementing the global operations strategy and expanding the company's presence in Bratislava. Previously, Matthias spent eight years with McKinsey & Company, where he held numerous positions of increasing seniority.
A German national, Matthias holds a Master's in Finance from the London Business School in the UK and a Master's in Science and Business Administration from Handelshochschule Leipzig in Germany. He speaks German, English and French and has lived and worked in Europe and Canada.