Roman Lechner – P&C Economic Research Lead Swiss Re Institute

Roman Lechner – P&C Economic Research Lead Swiss Re Institute

Roman Lechner joined Swiss Re in 1992 as an Economist in the Economic Research team in Zurich. Since then, he has regularly authored and co-authored sigma studies covering a broad spectrum of non-life insurance topics, including reinsurance and the London market.

His publications also include the co-authored articles “The Global Reinsurance Market”, in Handbook of International Insurance: Between Global Dynamics and Local Contingencies (2007), and “Continuity and Change in Reinsurance 1990-2016”, in Managing Risk in Reinsurance: From City Fires to Global Warming (2017).

Latest reviews by Roman Lechner
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Insurance and Macroeconomic Outlook in Financial System Stresses
The global insurance industry faces multiple pressures this year but we expect rate hardening to regain momentum in response
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Global Insurance Premium Volumes to Reach New High
For insurers, the main inflation impact will show in rising claims costs, more in non-life than life insurance in which policy benefits are defined at inception
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Global Economic and Insurance Market Outlook 2023-2024
Analytics expect global GDP to grow by just 1.7% in real terms in 2023 as inflationary recessions approach major economies
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Global Insurance Premium to surpass $7 trillion. World Insurance Outlook
Swiss Re estimate strong 6.1% nominal growth in total premiums (non-life and life) in 2022. That translates into near flat growth (+0.4%)