Thomas Keist Global Captive Solutions Leader Corporate Solutions Management

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Thomas Keist has a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Zurich. He joined Swiss Re in 1994, held several positions in the areas of structured (re)insurance and alternative risk transfer solutions. In 2000, Thomas joined Zurich Financial Services for their reinsurance unit’s Initial Public Offering under the name of Converium (now Scor). He returned to Swiss Re in 2006 to head up Swiss Re Corporate Solution's Asia Pacific unit, based in Singapore. He expanded Swiss Re's business footprint and portfolio in the region as well as leading the insurance licensing processes and offices set-up in Japan, China and Australia. Returning to Switzerland in 2011, he assumed GSA regional management and leading a regional Specialty Lines practice for EMEA. Thomas then joined Innovative Risk Solutions in May 2016 to leverage experience for large structured transactions, to lead product development and market the capabilities of Swiss Re Corporate Solution's innovative risk solutions.