Mr. Crain was born in Salzburg / Austria and obtained the degree in Chemical Engineering at the Technical University of Vienna / Austria, and lives now for 35 years in Mexico where he began his career as Assistant Director of Engineering in Austroplan Mexico and later in Atlantida Mexico , participating in industrial projects in engineering for CFE, Pemex and other government industries and in the private sector, as ICA.
In 1985 started in the field of reinsurance with Munich Re, Mexico as Assistant Director of Engineering, where he was responsible for underwriting all lines of this branch. During the privatization of toll roads in the early 1990 Mr. Crain participated in introducing new concepts of coverage for such projects.
In 1999 he changed to Converium (ex Zurich Re), responsible for Engineering in Mexico, Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean. At this time he formed a team of 5 engineers and had the opportunity to visit Brazil and other countries of LA, like Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Peru, where he attended clients and large construction projects and installations.
Due to a change of strategy, Converium closed its office in Mexico, which brought Mr. Crain and his team to Reasinter, a well known local reinsurance broker. Thanks to his experience in engineering underwriting, his knowledge in risk prevention, claims adjustment, and risk inspections, he was instrumental in acquiring new customers in Central America and Caribbean.
In 2006 Mr. Crain joined RISC, contributing with his experience to the company's success.
Mr. Crain has given presentations and seminars in several countries of Latin America and forms part of the Engineering Committee of AMIS, the Mexican Association of Insurance Institutes.