Aleš Mirnik, M.Sc., Executive Director, Reinsurance Operations bio
Aleš joined Sava Re in 2003 as a client manager for various markets and an underwriter for property and engineering business. In 2009 he was promoted to marketing director responsible for business development and senior underwriter. Since 2012 Aleš has been heading the Sava Re reinsurance operations department. Aleš holds a graduate degree in architecture (univ. dipl. inž. arh.) and a master’s degree in economics (magister ekonomskih znanosti), both from the University of Ljubljana.
Reinsurance / contracts
Underwriting (Life & Non-life)
Imre Horvath, M.Sc., Director of Underwriting bio
Before joining Sava Re, Imre worked 13 years as an actuary in Hungary, six years as a certified actuary. He joined Sava Re as a senior underwriter in 2011 and was appointed director of underwriting in 2013. He is mainly specialized in property and motor business.
Imre graduated from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences, Faculty of Economic Theory and Actuary, and also holds a bachelor's degree in wildlife management.
Jane Koliševski, Underwriter bio
Jane joined Sava Re in 2010 and was promoted to property underwriter in 2012, when he took on a more active role as client manager focused on Asian markets. Jane holds a graduate degree in economics (univ. dipl. ekon.) from the University in Ljubljana.
Simona Čampa, Underwriter bio
Simona joined Sava Re in 2008 and was promoted to assistant underwriter in 2009. Simona started servicing CIS markets as an underwriter in 2010. In 2012 she was promoted to area manager, with property business as her main area of expertise.
Simona holds a graduate degree in political science (univ. dipl. pol.) from the University in Ljubljana.
Area Managers & Marketing
Edward Ottino, Director of Area Managers and Marketing
Telephone: +386 (0)1 47 50 261
Markets: South America
Borut Sabotin, Senior Underwriter bio
After working for the Slovenian Insurance Association, Borut joined Sava Re in 2007. He was promoted to underwriter in 2009 and to senior underwriter in 2011. He specializes in property business. Borut holds a graduate degree in economics (univ. dipl. ekon.) from the University in Ljubljana.
Alexander Barsukov, Senior Underwriter bio
Alexander joined Sava Re in 2011 as a senior underwriter and is currently an area manager for the former USSR and a facultative underwriter. He specializes in property and energy risks. Alexander graduated with a degree in economics from the Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Computer Science, Faculty of Statistics.
Alenka Strmec, Underwriter bio
Alenka joined Sava Re in 2012 and was promoted to assistant underwriter in 2015. Currently, she is supporting the underwriting team and assisting with the underwriting of facultative liability business in Slovenia and the former Yugoslav countries.
Alenka holds a graduate degree in sociology (univ. dipl. soc.) from the University in Ljubljana.
Group Reinsurance & Retrocession
Peter Mesesnel, M.Sc., Director of Retrocession and Group Reinsurance bio
Peter joined Sava Re in 2004 as a liability underwriter (including MTPL). He was promoted to senior underwriter and area manager in 2009. In 2014 he was appointed director of retrocession and Group reinsurance, while retaining his responsibilities as a senior underwriter and client manager. Over the years Peter has gained particular expertise in property, marine and casualty business.
He holds a master’s degree in economics (magister ekonomskih znanosti) from the University of Ljubljana.
Urška Jezeršek, Underwriter bio
Before joining Sava Re, Urška worked ten years in different Slovenian insurance companies. Her experience ranges from business acquisition and claims to business lines like MOD/MTPL, property, health, marine and reinsurance. Urška joined Sava Re in 2009 as an underwriter and area manager and is now also responsible for facultative business in the countries of the former Yugoslavia. Her main area of expertise is property. Urška holds a degree in economics (dipl. ekon.) from the University in Ljubljana.
Inacio Bintchende, M.Sc., Area Manager bio
Before joining Sava Re in 2015 as area manager for Africa, Inacio held various positions ranging from young researcher at the Institute of Forestry of Slovenia to investment consultant and business developer at GBI lda, Guinea-Bissau.
Inacio holds a graduate degree in forest engineering (univ. dipl. inž. gozd.) and a master’s degree in economics (magister ekonomskih znanosti), both from the University in Ljubljana.
Andreja Čič, Underwriter (Life Reinsurance)
Facultative Reinsurance Underwriting
Erika Repar, Director of Facultative Reinsurance Underwriting
Telephone: +386 (0)1 47 50 269
Reinsurance / Facultative
Tetiana Spys, M.Sc., Senior Underwriter bio
Tetiana worked 10 years for a major Ukrainian insurance company, where she headed the reinsurance department, covering facultative, treaty reinsurance and retrocession. Tetiana has experience in underwriting aviation, space risks, rolling stocks and property. She joined the Sava Re team as a senior underwriter for facultative business in May 2015. Tetiana graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics and a master’s degree in finance from Kyiv University for Market Relations.
Ana Kostanjšek, Underwriter bio
After joining Sava Re in 2010, Ana started her training at Tilia, a Sava Re Group insurance company. In 2011 she joined the Sava Re underwriting team and was promoted to assistant underwriter in 2012. Currently, her focus is facultative business. Ana holds a master’s degree in economics (magistra ekonomije) from the University in Ljubljana.
Vanja Voglar, Underwriter bio
Vanja started his career in a construction company, after which he worked as a loss adjuster with a major Slovenian insurer. In 2012 he joined the Sava Re claims department and since 2013 has also worked as a facultative underwriter. Vanja holds a graduate degree in civil engineering (univ. dipl. inž. grad.) from the University in Ljubljana.
Reinsurance / Group support
Barbara Jošt, Senior Underwriter
Telephone:+386 (0)1 47 50 278
Daša Jošt, Underwriter
Telephone:+386 (0)1 47 50 245