Bruce Hodkinson | Head L&H Europe & Mediterranean | Managing Director | Europe, Middle East & Africa
Dr. Bruce Hodkinson serves on the Swiss Re Div EMEA Management Team (MT) as Market Head of L&H Continental Europe and Mediterranean
Bruce Hodkinson is a Medical Doctor, who has been in the insurance industry for more than two and a half decades, with experience in Africa, Middle East, India, UK and Europe.
He joined Swiss Re in 2004, as Head of L&H Risk Africa. He was appointed CEO of L&H and P&C for SR Africa in 2006.
He has filled a number of other roles within SR Division EMEA, including a short spell as interim head of SR UK and Head MEA immediately prior to current role.
In February 2011 was appointed Market Head of L&H Continental Europe and Mediterranean.
He is a member of Division EMEA Management Team, the L&H Global Executive Team and the SR Europe and SRE Holding Management Committees.
Bruce entered the industry in South Africa as one of the early Critical Illness developers in the late 1980`s and is a strong believer in the use of insurance, in particular health products, as a wealth and gap protector.
He has a strong interest in developing alternative distribution channels with ease of policy issue, and how novel distribution can synergistically sit alongside traditional distribution
Pre-graduate medical training at University of Cape Town 1981.
Post graduate Diploma in Child Health, College of Medicine SA 1986.
Master of Business Planning, Foundation for Business Leaders 1990.