Dr. Dorothea Diers studied mathematics and computer science at University of Muenster graduating and holding a PhD in pure mathematics. In addition she holds the certificate “Financial Risk Management“of University of Ulm.
Dorothea Diers starts her professional life working for a big international insurance group before joining Provinzial Nord West Holding AG (insurance group in Germany). As manager risk controlling she is responsible for the development and integration of group-wide internal models (non-life and life), risk capital calculations and risk management processes.
In addition she is lecturer at University of Ulm in actuarial studies. She is the author of many papers with topics dynamic financial analysis, asset/liability management, risk management, value and risk based management, Solvency II. She regularly presents the results of her research at international congresses (International ASTIN Colloquium, Annual Meeting of the American Risk and Insurance Association, International Congress of Actuaries, etc.).
Dorothea Diers is a fully qualified actuary and a member of the German Actuarial Association (DAV) and of several actuarial working groups of DAV such as Internal Models, Embedded Value in Non-Life Insurance, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), where actually an additional qualification for actuaries in ERM is developed. She gives courses in the actuarial education of DAV and European Actuarial Academy.