Group Chief Investment Officer
Skills and experience
Urban Angehrn joined the Executive Committee as Group Chief Investment Officer in July 2015. Before taking his current position, he served as Head of Alternative Investments and prior to that, from 2010 to 2012, as Head of Strategy Implementation in Investment Management. He joined Zurich in 2007 as Regional Investment Manager for Europe. Before joining Zurich, he held various positions in capital markets-related roles in the insurance and investment banking industries, including as Head of Allocation & Strategy in asset management at the Winterthur Group. He also served as an adviser to Swiss institutional clients in the use of derivatives, and held positions in derivatives marketing and fixed income sales at Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan.
Mr. Angehrn is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Zurich Insurance Group Swiss Pension Plan. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich.
Mr. Angehrn holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from Harvard University and a Master of Science in theoretical physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH).