Ulrich Wallin was born in 1954. He studied Law at Hamburg University and in 1982, after his Second Final Exam in Law he obtained his Assessor grade.
In 1982, he started his working career at HDI Haftpflichtverband der Deutschen Industrie V.a.G., Hannover, Germany. In 1984, he then joined E+S Rückversicherung AG, Hannover, Germany, as a treaty specialist in the foreign section, responsible for the establishment of the aviation reinsurance portfolio. From 1987, E+S Rück’s foreign section was integrated into Hannover Re’s group of US departments. Ulrich Wallin held various responsibilities here, primarily in the areas of aviation and space, as well as US liability business.
In 1996, Ulrich Wallin became Vice President at Hannover Re, responsible for worldwide aviation and marine business, and subsequently in 2000 Managing Director with responsibility for Hannover Re’s worldwide facultative property and casualty business in addition.
Since 2001, Ulrich Wallin has acted as a Member of the Executive Board and finally in 2009 he was appointed as the new Chairman of the Executive Board of Hannover Re, Hannover, Germany.