André Dreyer is responsible for the strategy and execution of direct venture and fund investment, in addition to establishing partnerships in the reinsurance business space that generate accretive value for RGA.
With an insurance industry career spanning more than 20 years, Andre has spent the last 17 with RGA in various roles
from marketing, business and product development, venture investment, and senior leadership. Since first joining RGA in South Africa in 2005, he has worked in local, regional, and international positions, most recently transitioning to venture investments in 2015. His team currently oversees a portfolio of more than 35 venture and eight fund investments spanning the globe.
Andre holds a post graduate degree in actuarial science from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and Fellowships with the Institute of Actuaries (FIA), the Actuarial Society of South Africa (FASSA), and the New Zealand Society of Actuaries, while being an affiliate member of the Actuaries Institute of Australia.
He regularly presents at industry and professional conferences, and is an active thought leader on many current matters affecting the life and health insurance industry.