Africa Hotel Investment Forum

October 2019 – Africa


October 2019 – Africa

Speaker Profile

Stephan Jacob

Senior Underwriter and Lawyer, Munich RE

Stephan A. Jacob is a senior underwriter at Munich Re with more than 16 years of experience in the (re-) insurance industry. Since 2007 at Munich Re, he is mainly responsible for developing and launching tailored risk transfer solutions for a variety of new and emerging risks. He for instance developed solutions for several renewable energy sectors like geothermal, photovoltaic and biomass but also for new technologies like LED based lightings. Currently, he is driving insurance solutions for industry sectors worldwide that are exposed to epidemic risks, in particular for the hospitality and gaming industry, for the mining business as well as for infrastructure projects.

Stephan previously served as a legal counsel for Allianz SE being in charge of legal reviews and negotiations in the area of professional indemnity insurance. Prior to Allianz SE in Munich, he was employed by Allianz Life Insurance Company in Stuttgart, Germany, where he worked for the department responsible for negotiations with the International Commission on Holocaust Insurance Claims (ICHEIC). Stephan is a German attorney at law and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Louisville, USA.