As Chairman of UNIBA Partners' Board of Directors, Benno's role is to ask strategy-linked questions, to challenge assumptions and to provide his experience and insights, helping the CEO and board to further develop value for Partners and Associate Members.
Until end of 2018, Benno Reischel served as Head of Europe at Lloyd's of London, leading the Lloyd's Brexit project to establish a Lloyd's Insurance Company in Belgium. The company started trading in January 2019.
A lawyer by training, Benno's insurance career spans extensive senior international roles including Managing Director and CEO at German Gerling Insurance and Reinsurance Group in Germany, UK, France, Malaysia (Southeast Asia) and Head of Asia Pacific Region, DaimlerChrysler Insurance and Risk Management Services, Singapore as well as Director Global Client Advocacy, Willis Group, London.
Benno is a member of the German Bar Association Hamburg and was registered with the Council of the Bars and Law Societies of the European Union.
Awarded Officer of the Royal Order of the Crown by the Belgian Government in 2019 for contributing to the Belgian economy.
In his spare time, Benno enjoys travelling and making video documentaries.