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Get to Know Munich Re: IT Job Opportunities, Tech Talks & More

Get to Know Munich Re: IT Job Opportunities, Tech Talks & More
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Get to know Munich Re during this virtual networking event.

You'll hear from several technology leaders at Munich Re, the world's leading reinsurance company, and get the inside scoop on their company culture, upcoming projects, and job opportunities.

As new technologies disrupt the insurance value chain, Munich Re is at the forefront of change. They’re the market leader in cyber risk management and continually invest in their IT and Tech specialists.

During this 90-minute session, you’ll learn how Munich Re is making targeted investments in digital transformation and helping their primary insurance clients and distribution partners tackle problems in the modern digital world with innovative and forward-looking solutions — all while offering highly competitive benefits, continuous career development, and an inclusive work environment.

  • 12:00 PM ET - PowerToFly Kickoff
  • 12:05 PM ET - Welcome & Keynote Address from Chris Hawman, SVP and Global Head of IT, Life and Health
  • 12:15 PM ET - Tech Talk from Yamila Harris, Global Head of Support, IT Service Delivery
  • 12:25 PM ET - Panel Discussion & Audience Q+A Featuring:
  • 12:55 PM ET - Closing Remarks from PowerToFly
  • 1:00 PM ET - Optional Breakout Sessions with Leaders and Recruiters
  • 1:30 PM ET - Event Concludes

About Munich Re: Munich Re is the world’s preeminent insurance and reinsurance brand. By turning uncertainty into manageable risk, they enable fundamental change that will concern society tomorrow, whether that may be climate change, major construction projects, medical risk assessment or even space travel. Munich Re mixes age groups, genders, cultures and, most importantly, ways of thinking to form a diverse collaborative global network of roughly 40,000 people.

About PowerToFly: PowerToFly is a women-run platform that works with companies to identify skilled professionals for networking and recruiting opportunities. Over the past few years, we’ve produced 1,000+ events across the world with brands like Facebook, Slack, Microsoft, and Deloitte, resulting in countless hires.

About PowerToFly’s Events: All RSVP’d attendees are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or age. If you require assistance to fully participate in this event, please email, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

Meet The Speakers

Chris Hawman
Chris Hawman
SVP and Global Head of IT, Life and Health

Chris Hawman is the Senior Vice President and Head of IT for Munich Re Canada, and the Global Head of IT for the Life and Health Re-insurance and Investment Management divisions. He has responsibility for related business applications and for developing the future roadmap and direction for these business areas. Chris has more than 20 years of experience as a technology and operations leader, with a focus on IT strategy and transformation, architecture, program delivery and IT risk. Prior to Munich Re he was Vice President and Head of IT for RBC Global Asset Management, and has previously held IT executive roles at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Merrill Lynch and HSBC Bank.

Yamila Harris
Yamila Harris
Global Head of Support, IT Service Delivery

Yamila joined Munich Re in January of 2021 as the Global Head of Support for IT Service Delivery. She also serves on the Board of Directors for HITEC, a global, non-profit/non-partisan executive IT leadership organization focused on providing a forum for the career development and advancement of technology executives, mentoring and sponsoring emerging executives, and giving back to the Hispanic community through philanthropic efforts. Yamila has a proven track record of motivational leadership and successful large-scale technology transformation at Fortune 100 companies.

Stephanie Copp
Stephanie Copp
Global Head of IT Security Consulting & Testing

Stephanie Copp, CISSP, CISM, ABCP, GSLC, is the Global Head of IT Security Project Consulting & Testing for Munich Re. She leads two teams of security specialists who support global projects by providing information security consulting and advice across the company or perform and oversee penetration and red team testing ensuring our networks and applications are secure and safe. Stephanie has specialized in information security for the past twenty-two years holding a variety of positions including VP Technical Risk Management at Manulife/John Hancock, Information Security Officer for Mackenzie Financial, and Information Security Architect at Canada Life.

Stephanie holds several certifications, including that of Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Associate Business Continuity Planner (ABCP), and GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC). She also has a Master of Science in Computer & Information Security from the University of Liverpool. Stephanie is an avid traveler and is looking forward to visiting her seventh and final continent.

Karveen Baines
Karveen Baines
Global Head of Transformation and Supporting Services

Karveen is the Global Head of Service Delivery Transformation and Supporting Services. She has 25 Years of Project Delivery experience, and in her current job she is responsible for delivering the strategic agenda for our IT infrastructure (cloud, networks, Workplace). In her spare time she plays the drums.

Phil Roeper
Phil Roeper

Phil Roeper is Chief Information Officer, Senior Vice President of Munich Re America. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Team of Munich Re America and of the Global IT Leadership Team.

He oversees IT’s Business Solutions support for the Primary Insurance (PIRI) businesses in US and UK and global IT’s US shared service organization. Phil has over 30 years’ experience in management and technical positions.