Hato Schmeiser

Hato Schmeiser

Hato Schmeiser

Prof. Dr.

Full Professor of Risk Management and Insurance Economics

Office 53-008
Tannenstrasse 19
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses

Insurance Economics and Risk Management

Further fields of research

Strategic Management of Insurance Companies and Value-Oriented Control

Capital Location and Risk-Adjusted Performance Measurement

Pricing Models

Risk Control Frameworks for Insurance Companies

Solvency II und Swiss Solvency Test (SST)

Innovative Reinsurance Solutions

Valuation and Management of Finance Guarantees

Distribution Control

Dynamic Financial Analysis und Asset Liability Management

Private Old-Age Provision

Professional Career

Chairman of the Advisory Board, Institute of Management & Strategy, University of St.Gallen
Chairman of the Advisory Board, Institute of Information Management, University of St.Gallen
Representative Dean, School of Management (SoM)
Managing Director, Institute of Insurance Economics
Chair for Risk Management and Insurance, University of St. Gallen
Chair for Insurance Management, University of Münster / Germany
Post-Doc, Humboldt-University Berlin / Germany
Senior Analyst, GE Frankona Re, Munich / Germany 
Assistant University of Passau


American Risk and Insurance Association
Casualty Actuarial Society
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Finanzwirtschaft
Deutscher Hochschulverband
Deutscher Verein für Versicherungswissenschaft
European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists
Gesellschaft für Operations Research


Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence - 2018 Highly Commended Award Winner
Journal of Insurance Issues Best Paper Award, JII/CSIR, 2014
Literati Network Awards for Excellence - Outstanding Paper Award (2013) - Journal of Risk Finance 
Best Paper Award 2009 der Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)
American Risk and Insurance Association - Best Perspective Article Award (2008) - Risk Management and Insurance Review
American Risk and Insurance Association - Best Feature Article Award (2005) - Risk Management and Insurance Review
Dissertationspreis Universität Passau 

Editorial Board

Journal of Risk Finance
Geneva Risk and Insurance Review
Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance
The Journal of Financial Perspectives
Journal of Insurance Issues

Additional Information