Dr. Sven Deckers


Head of Section Banking Supervision Law, BaFin (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht)


Sven Deckers has worked in the reinsurance section of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (FFSA) / the former Federal Insurance Supervisory Authority since August 2001. Before, he worked for the Institute of Civil Procedure Law of the University of Bonn.

Sven Deckers has a degree in law. In 2003 he took his doctorate in law at the University of Bonn on private insurance law.

He is member of the working group of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) on mutual recognition of supervisory systems for reinsurance and other forms of risk transfer. At times, he was one of the advisors of the European Commission (Reinsurance Subcommittee) during the works on the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Reinsurance.


EU Supervisory Insurance Law