Luc Albert is a successful international executive turned investor, non-executive director, and executive advisor. His executive advisory work is underpinned by his international background, having run businesses on various continents. He regularly works with executives and their teams, supporting them to achieve ambitious growth and development goals.
Luc brings a wealth of experience in change management, having restructured business units and successfully led diverse teams through times of transformation. He has spent most of his career in global firms and very well understands the field of tension caused by internal organizational complexity and market pressures. He easily builds relationships, brings a lot of energy to conversations, and moves effortlessly between support and challenge. His curiosity is a source for new ideas in every conversation. He is a very keen listener, who enjoys supporting his clients pragmatically.
Luc joined Swiss Re in Zurich in 1994. He moved to Mexico City in 1996, acting as a Market Executive and COO, and co-leading the integration of Reaseguros Alianza. Based in New York from 2000, he led the restructuring of Swiss Re’s Latin American business, redefining its strategic repositioning and turning the market unit into a profit contributor. He was the global integration leader after Swiss Re acquired General Electric’s reinsurance activities. Between 2006 and 2008 Luc was CEO of Swiss Re Frankona and a Management Board Member of Swiss Re’s German entities. From the end of 2008, he led several EMEA market teams, including Continental European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern markets. After completing university, Luc started his career in the Swiss machinery industry, working as a Research Engineer in Geneva and a Project Manager in Zurich. He has a master’s in mechanical engineering from TU Delft, completed an Executive MBA (D1) at IPADE in Mexico City, as well as the Advanced Management Program and International Directors Program at INSEAD in Fontainebleau. Luc also is a longstanding member of the Executive Education Board of TUM School of Management in Munich.
Born in the Netherlands, Luc holds both a Dutch and Swiss citizenship. He is fluent in Dutch, English, German, Spanish and French. Together with his wife he lives near Zurich and has three grown children.
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