Jeffrey R. Bohn received his PhD in 1999 in Finance from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Before becoming Director of the Swiss Re Institute, he served as Chief Science Officer and Head of GX Labs at State Street Global Exchange in San Francisco. Previously he established the Portfolio Analytics and Valuation Department within State Street Global Markets Japan in Tokyo and ran the Risk and Regulatory Financial Services consulting practice at PWC Japan. Past appointments include Head, Portfolio Analytics and Economic Capital at Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore and General Manager, Financial Strategies group at Shinsei Bank in Tokyo. He has published widely in the area of credit risk and teaches at various universities.