Aon has announced the appointment of Gero Michel to lead UK & EMEA Analytics for its Reinsurance Solutions business.

Responsible for devising and driving analytics innovation and strategy across UK and EMEA, Mr Michel joins from Chaucer where he was Managing Director of its European business, responsible for analytics, underwriting and parametric solutions for emerging and developing markets – as well as delivering alternative risk transfer products.

He was previously Chief Risk Officer at Montpelier Re Bermuda and Head of Risk Analytics. With over 25 years’ experience in risk management, he also brings expertise as a seismologist/geologist in academia and disaster research with a PHD in Geoscience.

Mr Michel will report to Eric Paire, Head of Capital Advisory – International, at Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions business.

Nick Frankand, UK CEO of Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions business, commented: “We are excited to have Gero on board. Notably, he will work closely with our Capital Advisory team to lead analytics and support clients with capital-efficient and structured solutions, in addition to sharing his knowledge on Solvency II, rating agency models and transactional opportunities.”