The Speakers for the Financial Lines Forum 2023 will be announced in due time. You can find infos on the past events in the Review section.
Regula Elsener started her journalistic career at the age of 15 as a freelancer for various newspapers and radio stations in Eastern Switzerland. At the age of 21 she made the leap to Swiss television, where she worked as an editor and presenter for nine years (including “TAF”, “Zirkusfestival Monte Carlo”, “Spätausgabe Tagesschau”, “Millionengala”). In 2005 she founded her own company “Relations GmbH – die Medienmacher” and has since worked as a freelance journalist, moderator and speaker.
Dr. Cristian I. Duda has been a managing partner of Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines AG since 2021, responsible for the digital business division. He was previously the global lead for Digital Identity at the World Economic Forum in Geneva. Prior to this he has been a manager at an international consulting firm driving projects at multinational companies. Cristian holds a PhD from ETH Zurich focused on Information and Data Management.
Markus Haefeli is a founding partner of Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines AG. As the specialist broker for Financial Lines (FL), he focuses on major customers and also developed the first web-based FL-SME comparison and conclusion platform for brokers in Switzerland. Prior to this, the lawyer and economist was Head Financial Lines at Zurich Insurance Company, responsible for the financial lines business in Switzerland. Prior to that, he was responsible at AIG Switzerland & Austria for industrial customers in the FL sector and has many years of consulting experience.
Together with Markus Haefeli, Peter Schroeder is a founding partner of Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines AG. He previously headed the Financial Institutions team within the Financial Lines department at Zurich Insurance Company. Prior to that in his career of more than 22 years, Peter Schroeder held various management positions in the Financial Lines area, with technical and personnel responsibility for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He worked for AIG, Allianz, Liberty and Chubb, among others, occasionally in an international environment and with global underwriting responsibility.