Julien Descombes, a Canadian and Swiss citizen born in Montréal in 1971, was appointed as Head L&H Continental Europe, Middle East & Latin America Hub in October 2012. He started his professional career at Vaudoise Assurances in Lausanne as Actuary for the Individual Life team in 1994. In 1997, Julien Descombes joined Swiss Re in Zurich as Marketing Actuary
for L&H Belgium-Luxembourg. He then held various Pricing Actuaries and Client Manager positions in Portugal and Belgium-Luxembourg before taking over a team of Client Managers, Marketing Actuaries, Underwriters and Claims Managers as Head of L&H Belgium-Luxembourg. From April 2007 until September 2012 Julien Descombes was a Key Account Manager L&H with worldwide responsibility for 5 global clients. Julien Descombes studied Mathematics / Actuarial Science at the University of Montréal where he graduated in 1994. In 2005 he became Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA). Julien Descombes lives in Zurich, he is married with two young daughters.