Remo Steinmetz and his team develop on-demand programmes for top-executives of client companies and governments in order to give them access to knowledge they can only get through Swiss Re experts and the Swiss Re Institute network.
Prior to joining the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue in 2015, he headed Client and Functional Training at the Swiss Re Academy. He was responsible for the insurance and reinsurance training in Property and Casualty, Life and Health, and Finance and Project Management at Swiss Reinsurance Company, provided to employees, graduates and clients.
From 2004 to 2007, he was Vice-Consul, diplomat and Senior Advisor for Education and Academic Affairs at the Consulate of Switzerland swissnex in Boston. His main aim was fostering the relationship between universities and scientific communities in the United States and in Switzerland.
Previously he served six years as Director of the Postgraduate Education in Urban Planning (MAS Raumplanung) at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Under his direction, this curriculum became one of the most successful postgraduate programmes of ETH Zurich.
1992 to 1998 he was working Zurich based consulting and engineering company Ernst Basler & Partner, where he led projects in the field of transportation and urban planning in Switzerland and Germany.
Remo Steinmetz holds a Master of Science in Geography (MSc) from University of Zurich.