Hansjoerg Albrecher, Switzerland

Hansjoerg Albrecher is Professor of Actuarial Science at the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lausanne and a Faculty Member of the Swiss Finance Institute. After studying in Graz, Limerick and Baltimore, he held faculty and visiting positions at the universities of Graz, Leuven and Aarhus. After that he served as group leader for Financial Mathematics and deputy director of the Radon Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Linz, before moving to Lausanne in 2009. His research focuses on insurance risk modelling, risk theory, reinsurance and mathematical finance. He is particularly interested in bridging theory and practice in this field. He is the author or co-author of numerous refereed articles and four books, and serves on the editorial board of several journals and book series in actuarial science and applied probability.