Chief Medical Officer
Helsana Versicherungen AG
Born in Zurich on June 16, 1956. Graduation in medicine in 1983 at the University of Zurich, with specialization in general internal medicine. Physician in both hospital positions and general practice. Master of Health Administration from the University if Bern. Medical expert for Swiss insurance medicine and medical officer of compulsory Swiss health care insurance. Since 1988, Chief Medical Officer at Helsana Health Insurance, the largest health insurer in Switzerland, with more than 3‘000 employees and 1.9 million policy holders. Long-term leading member of the Swiss Federal Committee of Health Insurance and board member of the Association of Swiss Insurance Medicine. During this time, numerous engagements as medical insurance instructor and expert for medical officers, medical services and administrators at health insurance companies and as meeting speaker in Switzerland and other European countries.