Simon Rüegger

Leadership Track
Group Business Continuity Manager, Axpo Group
Simon is a security professional with a diverse background. Having started as an accounting clerk for small private companies, he joined the Assurance Services of a Big Four professional services firm. After an internal move to Risk Management and Compliance, he became a member of the security risk management team, where he first focused on Emergency Response and BCM before spending several years as Head of Security for multiple countries.

Today, he is with Swiss-based energy producer Axpo. As their Group Business Continuity Manager, he further develops the global BCM program and connects the dots between the various security disciplines.

His degrees include a Bachelor in Controlling & Accounting as well as a Masters in Business Law. Additionally, he is a member of the board of ASIS Switzerland, acting as the NextGen Officer.

Session: Messing with Generations - Understanding today’s workforce (Interactive Workshop)