Dr. Ernst Mder serves as Chief Financial Officer at Suva (also known as Swiss National Accident Insurance Fund) and has been its Member of the Board of Management since 2001. As Head of Finance, Dr. Mder is responsible for the Financial Department as well as the Actuarial Practice Department with its actuarial theory, premium services, rating and statistics sectors as well as part of Suva's agency network. Dr. Mder has an extensive career with leading Swiss banks.He was Head of Suva's Financial Depar-tment. Dr. Mder served as Head of Investment Research at Credit Suisse Private Banking and Head of the Fixed Income & Derivatives Research Department Switzerland/Europe at Credit Suisse First Boston. Previously, he served as a Head of the Bond and Derivatives Research Division for Credit Suisse in Zurich. Earlier in his career, he worked for ten years at UBS Zurich working with the Economic Department, Investment Research and the Asset Management. He served as a Non Executive Director of APEN AG (also known as AIG Private Equity AG) from November 2000 to June 2010. Dr. Mder holds an Economics degree from the University of Zurich with post-graduate studies in the use of VAR-models in forecasting interest rates and analysing data and Doctorate from University of Zurich.