Dr. Thomas Blunck
Dr. Thomas Blunck was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1965.
After reading economics and business studies at the Universities of Barcelona and Fribourg, he was awarded his doctorate in political science. During his doctoral studies, he held the position of assistant lecturer at the University of Fribourg.
Dr. Blunck commenced his professional career in 1993 as a junior consultant with Roland Berger & Partner, subsequently holding various management positions with Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH (BSH), Munich.
He joined Munich Re’s Strategic Planning division in 1999 as Head of Strategy/Economic Research. Two years later, he was made Head of this central division and, in mid-2002, became an Executive Manager in the Europe 2 and Latin America division. At the beginning of 2005, Dr. Blunck became a Senior Executive Manager in the Special and Financial Risks division.
Since 1 October 2005, he has been a member of the Board of Management of Munich Re. During his time on the Board, his responsibilities have included Special and Financial Risks; Information Technology; Organisational Design and Development; Central Procurement; Reinsurance Investments; Digital Partners; Capital Partners; Europe and Latin America and also Life and Health.
As of 1 January 2023, Dr. Blunck has taken over the Chair of the Reinsurance Committee and since then has been responsible for Data and Analytics; Internet of Things; Corporate Underwriting; Claims; Accounting, Controlling and Central Reserving for Reinsurance as well as Information Technology.