Pamela Schuermans


Pamela Schuermans is the coordinator for insurance and pensions policy development at EIOPA, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority.

Special interests

She is responsible for the coordination of the Solvency II project and the IORP II project as well as for the work stream on Personal Pensions.


Before EIOPA, she has worked for CEIOPS, EIOPA’s predecessor. Previously , she has worked as an insurance supervisor for the Belgian banking, finance and insurance supervisors, where she was responsible for supervision of bancassurance groups and international policy cooperation regarding insurance supervision. She is a lawyer (Namur, Leuven, Heidelberg) holding a MSc in Finance and Financial Law (London) and a university degree in actuarial sciences (Louvain-la-Neuve). She speaks Dutch, French, German, English and Italian.


Insurance and Risk Management Part I (Insured's Perspective)