Zeynep Stefan (DE)

Consultant, Aiza Consulting

Zeynep’s career in insurance has started in 2006, while working for Risk & Assurance Team of PricewaterhouseCoopers Istanbul, Turkey. Later, in 2009, she joined Generali Turkey to build up the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance functions of the Company. Between 2012-2014, she undertook a similar position in Assicurazioni Generali’s Head Office in Italy, working as a Senior Risk Analyst, with a focus on risk analysis and Solvency II implementation process of Generali Group. Ending of 2014 Zeynep took up a new challenge as Head of Risk Management & Internal Control in ERGO Turkey. She is certified by CRMA (Certification in Risk Management Assurance) and gave lectures in Insurance Academy of Istanbul University.Now, in Munich-Germany, she is studying on post-PhD studies about the protection gap and financial deepening. Moreover, she is mentoring InsurTech start-up companies in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and Turkey. Zeynep writes monthly articles for the most popular Turkish insurance portal and insurance insert of Fortune Turkey. In her free time, she is a passionate charity runner and enjoys skiing as a qualified skier.