Sergej Simoniti

Director, Slovenia Insurance Supervision Agency (AZN)

Sergej Simoniti graduated in law at Faculty of Law of University in Ljubljana. His first employment has been as a general legal councel at Gerenarali d.d. insurance company in Slovenia. In the same employment he was later responsible for casualty underwriting. In 2000 he started an independent consultancy in the field of insurance. In 2002 he joined Sava re reinsurance company. He has been active on the legal issues concerning reinsurance arrangements and later for legal support in the expansion of Sava Re group in the Balkans. Furthermore he played an active role in Sava Re’s initial public offering. He ended his employment with Sava Re as group compliance officer. In 2011 he has been nominated by Slovenian parliament as the director of Insurance Supervisory Agency. In this capacity he is also a member of the EIOPA’s Board of Supervisors. Furthermore, he has been elected by the same body as member of EIOPA’s management board. He is also a member of the Financial Stability Committee and Market Conduct subcommittee at IAIS. He has also authored various books, articles and other publications in the field of insurance both in Slovenia and abroad.