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Nicolas Michellod

Nicolas Michellod is a senior analyst in Celent’s insurance practice. His research focuses on Continental European insurance IT and business issues, with a specific focus on risk management. Nicolas Michellod has been a frequent presenter in various conferences dedicated to IT and the insurance business. Among others, Nicolas Michellod has published the following research on Solvency II:
• Solvency II: Overview and Impact on IT in April 2008,
• Leveraging Technology to Improve Risk Management: A Solvency II Update in January 2010
• Solvency II IT Vendor Spectrum in June 2010.
Prior to joining Celent, Mr. Michellod was chief executive officer of UNIQA Assurances SA in Geneva – Switzerland, where he was responsible for company strategy and designed a new risk management system. He also held positions as a business development manager in Vienna – Austria and as a marketing and quality management system director. Prior to that, he worked at CREDIT SUISSE as a customer relationship manager. Mr. Michellod has an MBA from Heriot Watt University – Edinburgh Business School in Scotland and a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Management from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.

Selecting a Solvency II vendor


Nicolas Michellod, Senior Analyst in Celent’s Insurance Practice, says that although insurers have been preparing for Solvency II for a couple of years, not all have made their decisions about a technology vendor that addresses the new regulatory framework.

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