Dr. Manuela Zweimueller assumed her new position as Head of Department Regulations in September 2013. In this function, she is a member of EIOPA’s Senior Management and reports directly to the Executive Director. She is responsible for EIOPA’s regulatory and policy tasks in the fields of insurance, pensions, consumer protection and financial innovation, related impact assessments and peer reviews, external relations, trainings & events as well as for cross-sectoral topics dealt with by the ESA’s Joint Committee. Before, Ms Zweimueller coordinated the External Relations Team at EIOPA for two years. Prior to EIOPA, Ms Zweimueller was a member of Senior Management at Munich RE. In her last task until July 2011 she led the implementation of Solvency II at ERGO International and set up a Risk Management Hub in London for Munich RE. From 2008 to 2010, she was the Managing Director of Munich RE’s branch office in France. In 2007, Manuela Zweimueller chaired the Emerging Risks Initiative of the CRO Forum. A year before, she was promoted Head of Department Risk Identification and Control. Ms Zweimueller has extensive work experience in the (re)insurance business and particularly in risk management, and served in several positions at Munich RE and Allianz, also in Paris, London and Sydney. In 2013 and 2014​​​, she was nominated to the Financial News FN100 Women in Finance list, depicting the most influential female executives working in European financial markets. Ms Zweimueller holds a PhD in biochemistry and a Certificate in Economics for Scientists by the University of Hagen (Germany)