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Rainer Gruenig (Switzerland)

Rainer Gruenig studied Risk Management & Insurance at the University of St Gallen (HSG). In 1990 he graduated in Business Administration, followed by a PhD in risk management. Rainer started his professional career as a consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, then moved onto Zurich Financial Services. He later joined Julius Baer Asset Management where he was Global Head of Marketing and later Head of Business Development in the UK.

During that time Rainer started to build his network in the family office space. Since 2010 he has been Managing Partner of family owned Plenum Investments Ltd.; a Swiss based specialist investor in insurance-linked securities (ILS). 

Rainer helps GPFO to establish its local footprint in the German speaking area and is a lecturer at the university of St Gallen. He is also a passionate long-distance runner in his free time.