Andrew Rear

Chairman, Areté Ventures

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As well as being chairman of Areté, Andrew  is the Chief Executive of Digital Partners, an international digital insurance company owned by global giant Munich Re, which he started from scratch in 2016.


Previously, Andrew led the successful turnaround and growth of Munich Re’s Asia, Africa and UK life businesses. As part of a six year change process, he worked with many search and learning & development firms. Experiencing first-hand the HR system’s inability to uncover and make ready new talent.  

Prior to Munich Re, Andrew was a partner and a member of the global management committee at Oliver Wyman, having been part of the team that started the insurance practice there.


Andrew is an actuary with a degree in Mathematics from Cambridge University.

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