Per Erikson has been CEO Swiss Life Asset Managers Germany since 2020 and a member of the Swiss Life Asset Managers Executive Board since 2015.
After studying economics at the University of Zurich, Per Erikson began his professional career in 1997 at Credit Suisse Asset Management. He then moved to Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie, where he worked as a relationship manager for Scandinavian institutional investors.
From 2002 to 2007, he worked as a portfolio manager and in various management positions at Winterthur Group Asset Management, most recently as Head of Fixed Income.
In 2007, he joined Swiss Life Asset Managers as Senior Portfolio Manager before taking over the position of Senior Portfolio Manager Fixed Income at Arecon AG in 2009.
In 2010, Per Erikson rejoined Swiss Life Asset Managers. In his role as Head of Corporate Bonds, he was responsible for Swiss Life's corporate bond portfolios in Switzerland and subsidiaries.
From 2015 to 2018, Per Erikson was Chief Investment Officer Germany and from 2018 to 2020 Head Proprietary Insurance Asset Management (PAM) France.