As Chief Information Security Officer at SWICA, Michael is responsible for ensuring the protection of particularly sensitive personal and health data in a regulated and highly digitalized environment. He gained his in-depth technical and organizational experience in dealing with cyber and information security risks at large Swiss financial institutions, for which he worked for over 12 years, primarily in the area of network security and in the CISO office. Michael’s academic background includes a Master of Science in Business Information Systems from FHNW and a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Cyber Security from ETH Zurich. As a member of the board of directors of an IT service provider, he strives to increase security as a managed service for SMEs on a broad scale and with adequate financial commitment.