Independent Insurance Advisor, Formerly Lead for mining at Munich Re – Independent
Günter Becker is a mining engineer and insurance professional, who recently retired as Head of Mining in a global business unit of Munich Re. He has 30 years of underwriting experience in the Oil & Gas and Mining sectors with companies in Canada and Germany, the last 17 years with Munich Re, based in Munich. Prior to his insurance career he worked as a mining engineer in Germany and in various managerial positions in an iron ore mine in Liberia, West Africa.
Mr. Becker is a founding member and a past chairman of the Mining Insurance and Risk Association. (www.miraassoc.com ) Mr. Becker also helped to establish the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management as a member of the Advisory Board.
Mr. Becker holds a Degree in Mining Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.) from the Technical University in Aachen and is an Associate of the Insurance Institute of Canada (A.I.I.C.)