About the speakers

Alan Punter worked for 25 years in global insurance broking groups, in a variety of technical, executive and strategic roles. Since 2008 he has had a diversity of lecturing, research and consultancy activities, including as Visiting Professor in Insurance and Risk Financing at the Cass Business School, City, University of London, author and co-author of several research reports, and Research affiliate at the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.

Christian Heumann was born in Dachau, Germany. He studied Statistics, Economics and Political Science at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (Munich) from 1986 to 1992. He achieved his doctorate in 1997 and his habilitation in 2004. Since 2004 he has worked at the Ludwig-Maximilians- Universität, where he is now a full professor.

Curriculum Vitae of the Speakers

Alan Punter

BTech (Hons) in Mathematics, MSc in Statistics, PhD in Operations Research, MBA in Finance (with Distinction), plus professional qualifications in risk management and reinsurance.

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Alan Punter

Alan Punter

Christian Heumann

   Academic education

1986 – 1992

Statistics (minors: Economics, Politics), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Diploma, Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. Helge Toutenburg

   Academic degrees
2004 Habilitation: Statistics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Mentors: Prof. Dr. Dr. Helge Toutenburg, Prof. Dr.  Ludwig Fahrmeir
1997 Dr. oec. publ.: Statistics (minors: Economics), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Advisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. Helge Toutenburg

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Christian Heumann

Christian Heumann