Günter Becker

Günter Becker is a mining engineer and insurance professional currently working 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 also a past chairman of the Mining Insurance and Risk Association.  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 from the Technical University in Aachen.