Dr Alexander Mahnke began his career in 1999 with SFS, where he was responsible for coordinating the global corporate liability insurance programme. He worked for Aon Jauch & Hübener between 2004 and 2010 where he became Head of the Financial Services Group business unit. He took command of the Financial & Professional Services (FINPRO) and Credit & Political Risks business areas at Marsh on 1 May 2010 and was offered a place on the Marsh GmbH extended management board in early 2011. Alexander Mahnke studied law in Bayreuth, Munich and Montpellier and received a PhD from the University of Bochum. He has been in charge of the Insurance Business Unit at Siemens-Cross-Sektor Financial Services since 2011 and is Chairman of GVNW. He won the European Risk Management Award in the Risk Manager of the Year category in 2018.