Fredi Lienhardt studied Computer Science and Economics at the University of Applied Science in Berne. After his studies, he joined a management consulting company responsible for business and product development of e-business and e-procurement solutions. In 2003 he started to work for a Silicon Valley based IT start-up where he was responsible for all EMEA client engagements.

When joining Swiss Re in 2004, Fredi was responsible for the development of a global single risk P&C pricing tool. After 5 years, Fredi became part of the newly formed Enterprise Architecture team, where he was instrumental in driving several global strategic business topics. Since 2013 Fredi actively drives and supports the Swiss Re’s strategic topic of Digital & Smart Analytics.