Mark Rüegg, founder and CEO of CelsiusPro, has a 15-year background in investment banking and foreign exchange brokerage. He first looked into weather derivatives after becoming aware of the climate change problem. Founded in 2008, CelsiusPro specialises in structuring and originating tailored index solutions to globally mitigate the effects of adverse weather, climate change and natural catastrophes. With its headquarters in Zurich, CelsiusPro is the strategic partner of Swiss Re for weather risk management and risk transfer. It offers weather risk management solutions to corporations, insurers, brokers, governmental agencies, industry bodies, NGOs, cooperatives, agriculture companies and micro insurers.
Day 2 : Tuesday, 8 November 2016 14:00 - 15:30
Mark Rüegg has spent many years with a leading investment bank and has in-depth experience in the area of FX cash and collateral trading. In his last role as Director at UBS Investment Bank London, he was responsible for FX prime brokerage sales, where he advised hedge funds and broker/dealer firms in risk management, processes and trading platforms. Mark has been on the board of directors of the Weather Risk Management Association since May 2012.