Eberhard Müller, Dipl. Math., Aktuar DAV, CERA, born 1950 in Hamburg, studied Mathematics (with special focus on Probability Theory) at the University of Hamburg. From 1978 to 1982 he worked as assistant lecturer with Prof. Walter Karten at the Institute for Insurance Sciences of the University of Hamburg.
Eberhard Müller joined Hannover Rückversicherung AG (today Hannover Rück SE or Hannover Re) in 1982 and until 31st December 2015 he served as Managing Director for the Group Risk Management Division. This role included the position as Chief Risk Officer (CRO) as well as the Actuarial Function (Chief Actuary). The various tasks of his 85 employees in 6 departments included the monitoring and reporting of quantitative as well as qualitative risks, as there are actuarial loss reserving (mainly for long-tail business like US-Casualty), controlling of aggregates, coordination and application of computer-based natural catastrophe simulation models, dynamic financial analysis (DFA – internal model used for risk capital allocation, asset liability management, in 2015 certified by the German Regulator BaFin), quantitative risk management Life & Health as well as the entire spectrum of qualitative risk management (esp. operational risk) and all kinds of risk reporting.
From 2005 Eberhard Müller represented Hannover Re in the Chief Risk Officer Forum (CRO-Forum) where the leading European insurance groups / financial conglomerates have gathered to foster a state of the art risk management. During the establishment of Solvency II he was very actively involved in numerous national and international committees and working parties and contributed with many publications and presentations to the discussion.
In addition to his longstanding active membership in various committees / working groups of the German Actuarial Association “Deutsche Aktuarvereinigung” (DAV) he is since 2010 responsible for module 1 of the newly created CERA education. From 2015 he is member of the new ERM committee where he leads the working subgroup for operational risks. For the International Actuarial Association (IAA) he serves as member of the Reinsurance Subcommittee of the Insurance Regulation Committee and was elected as member of the ASTIN Committee from 2015 to 2019.
After retiring from Hannover Re he set up his own enterprise riskmueller consulting GmbH where he now shares his experience and knowledge not only with his former employer but also with other interested parties.