As Chief Risk Officer, Bert is responsible for Enterprise Risk Management in Europe. He leads the application of Solvency II regulation as well as the financial rating and capital planning processes. In addition, Bert is responsible for the oversight of the non-EEA branches.
Bert has been with Cigna since 2014. Prior to his current role, he was CFO of the IGO and NGO health & Africa business segment and statutory CFO of the European insurance companies. He started his career at Cigna as Head of Internal Audit for EMEA.
Before joining Cigna, Bert worked for 14 years at PwC in various audit and management consulting roles in the insurance sector, primarily in Belgium and Japan.
Bert graduated as Master of Science in Business Engineering from the University of Hasselt.