Group Chief Risk Officer
Lukas is Group Chief Risk Officer at Athora with responsibility for risk management across the group. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Athora Lebensversicherung AG and Athora Ireland plc.
Lukas joined Athora in September 2018 from MetLife where he was most recently CRO for its operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to that he was a partner at Oliver Wyman’s European insurance practice where he led the financial risk group. He has also held a number of consulting roles.
Lukas has published widely on topics such as financial risk management, economic capital, and hedging financial guarantees, and presents regularly at international industry forums and seminars.
He has an MSc in Theoretical Physics, is a qualified actuary (Aktuar DAV), and has professional qualifications in financial analysis (CFA) and in risk management (PRM).
* Member of Athora’s Management Committee. The purpose of the Management Committee is to evidence the discharge of responsibility by its Chair for management of our assets, business and operations in accordance with the strategic direction, integrated management plan, risk appetite and strategy policy, relevant legal and regulatory obligations and bounds of spend on business growth/acquisitions approved by Athora’s Board of Directors.
** It was announced on 12 February 2023, that Mr. Ziewer, who has served as Group Chief Risk Officer (CRO) since September 2018, would step down from his role in 2023. A new Group CRO will be appointed in due course, subject to regulatory and other approvals.