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Christophe Durand Maniclas

Christophe’s ability to understand a broad range of cultures and viewpoints allows him to work closely with teams across the globe. And his close contact with brokers, risk managers and reinsurance companies worldwide allows him to better respond to his clients’ needs. He is fluent in French, English, German and Spanish.

Christophe covers different client industries, with a current focus on complex and heavy industry. He has particular expertise in managing and implementing global liability programs for large industrial companies.

He started his career at Winterthur Insurance (later acquired by AXA XL) in 1992, as an Assistant Casualty Underwriter in the international division, supporting France, Spain and Switzerland underwriting. In 1994 he was appointed Casualty Underwriter for France, Spain and French-speaking Switzerland local and international accounts, and in 1996 he became Senior Casualty Underwriter for France, Iberia and Switzerland. In addition to his own portfolio, he was responsible for France pharmaceuticals and chemicals accounts. In 2004 he became a Casualty Underwriting Manager for France, Italy, Spain and French-speaking Switzerland accounts. He progressed quickly to become Casualty Underwriting Manager for Iberia, Italy and Asia in July 2006, extending his territory to Latin America in 2010.

Christophe graduated with an economics degree in business management, lic. oec., from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.

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