As Vice President, Business Development EMEA for RGA’s Global Financial Solutions (GFS) unit, André de Vries focuses on capital-motivated reinsurance, including longevity and asset intensive reinsurance. André was directly involved in the longevity hedges that RGA implemented for Delta Lloyd in the Netherlands in 2014 and 2015 as well as the large Dutch longevity swaps executed in 2021. He is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and has worked in the financial industry for more than 25 years.
André began his career at ABN AMRO Bank as a quantitative consultant analyzing pre-payment risk in mortgage portfolios. Subsequently, he joined the Credit Risk Modelling group, heading the team responsible for measuring counterparty credit exposure on derivative portfolios. After that, André moved to the investment bank as a member of the Insurance Solutions Group, where he structured life insurance reserve financing transactions for clients in the United States and Canada.
André studied econometrics at the University of Tilburg and actuarial science at the University of Amsterdam.