Dr. Uwe Siegmund is Chief Investment Strategist of R+V Insurance Group with about 90 bn. EUR AUM and 15 bn. EUR in sales. R+V belongs to the German cooperative banking sector and DZ Bank. He graduated at Leipzig University, took his PhD in economics at Kiel University, was a researcher at the Kiel Institute of World Economics and held various positions at R+V, among them as portfolio manager. He is a member of the economics subcommittee of the German Insurance Association. The trade journal “absolut report” named him as “one of the most distinguished strategic thinker in German institutional asset management.