Oliver Werneyer is the Innovation Manager at global reinsurer Swiss Re. He is responsible for driving innovation projects both locally and globally, with special focus on data, underwriting, technology and processes. Oliver has more than 9 years’ experience of working with innovation and data through roles in product development, pricing, marketing, experience analysis, assumption setting, predictive underwriting, big data and wider innovation projects at major (re)insurers such as Liberty Life (South Africa), Genworth Financial (United Kingdom) and Swiss Re (United Kingdom/Switzerland). Oliver’s other current responsibilities also include developing new concepts that aid the integration of technology, new processes and concepts for the insurance industry as a whole. Oliver is himself also an avid entrepreneur at heart who started his own company at the age of 16 and has continued to be highly involved in the start-up market throughout.