Roger Schaerer has joined Swiss export credit agency ERG in its underwriting team. He has years of experience within the fields of banking and insurance, as well as many years of service to the export industry.

Before joining ERG, Schaerer was with ABB Switzerland where he advised its business units on commercial risk, instruments of security and financing possibilities for their clients and implemented the chosen solutions.

Between 1998 and 2002, he assisted in the opening of the Zurich branch of Sirius International Insurance (then belonging to the ABB group) where he set up the guarantee department and subsequently underwrote political risk.

In 1992 Schaerer joined ABB Switzerland as risk manager for trade finance, advising and supporting the sales departments in the filed of guarantees, letters of credit, commercial engineering and risk mitigation.

In 1986 he joined Credit Suisse and served in the credit, letters of credit and guarantee departments.