Alexander Bohnert studied Mathematics and Economics at Ulm University and at the University of West Florida (USA). After his doctorate and postdoctoral qualification (Habilitation) at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, he was appointed to Privatdozent at FAU in 2019, was Professor at TUM from 2020-21 and is now Professor of Finance and Risk Management at the Munich University of Applied Sciences (HM).
He was a Visiting Scholar at the Aarhus University (Denmark), Florida State University (USA), University of Georgia (USA), University of New South Wales (Australia), and the Waseda University (Japan). In 2019-2022, he was a member of the Board of Governors of the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (APRIA). He has worked for several years in the financial services and insurance industry and is a professional actuary of the German Association of Actuaries (DAV). Since 2022, he further is the Chairman of the AFIR-ERM Section (Financial Risks and Enterprise Risk Management) of the International Actuarial Association (IAA).
In 2016, he was awarded a Schoeller Fellowship by the Dr. Theo and Friedl Schoeller Research Center for Business and Society, was Young Economist at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in 2017, and received twice (2013 and 2018) the Shin Research Excellence Award of the International Insurance Society and the International Association for the Study of Insurance Economics (Geneva Association).