Michael Stahel is a partner and portfolio manager at LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies in Switzerland and was key in LGT’s acquisition of Clariden Leu’s Insurance-Linked Investments boutique in Q1 2012. In his current role, Michael maintains the responsibility for the main investment strategy for all insurance-linked funds and mandates at LGT Insurance-Linked Strategies.
Prior to the team’s transfer to LGT Capital Management in June 2012, Michael served as head of the Insurance-Linked Investments department at Clariden Leu from 2006 until May 2012, performing the same role and building the current team. Before that, Michael spent eight years with Swiss Re in various positions in Zurich and London where he was involved in structuring insurance-linked securities and trading insurance risk derivatives on behalf of Swiss Re’s proprietary book.
Michael holds a BA in Economics from the Zurich University of Applied Science and an MBA in Corporate Finance from Rochester University (New York).