LL M, Munich Re

Dr. Markus Kaum is a German Rechtsanwalt (attorney at law). He was educated at Regensburg, Munich and Cambridge. He is head of department at Munich Re and responsible for Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Capital Markets and Finance Law, Retail Investor Relations, Share Register and Data Protection. Before joining Munich Re in 2006 he worked for leading industrial DAX 30 companies and a first tier German law firm.

Markus Kaum is an expert on corporate governance matters and has been very active in the promotion of shareholders rights and delivering better governance based on mutual knowledge of issuers and investors. He is a leading European expert in these areas and represents issuers on several national and European groups and bodies, among those as chairman of the General Meeting Joint Working Group, as member of the Policy Committee of European Issuers and the European Post Trade Group.