CEO, Asia Pacific
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
Jonathan Rake was appointed Regional Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific with effect from 1 July 2017 and member of the Corporate Solutions Executive Committee with effect from 1 July 2019.
In this function, Jonathan is responsible for oversight and management of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions business in the Asia Pacific region. This includes developing and executing the regional business and financial plans in line with the Business Unit's financial targets.
Jonathan joined Swiss Re in October 2016, serving as Head of South-East Asia. In this role, he was responsible for further developing Corporate Solutions' portfolio and strategy in the South East Asia region. During this time, he also served as CEO of Swiss Re International Singapore Branch.
Prior to joining Swiss Re, Jonathan worked for Zurich Insurance Group from 2004 to 2016. From 2012 until 2016, he served as CEO Principal Officer Zurich Singapore General Insurance & Country CEO. His other previous roles included Head Business Development and Operations, Chief Operating Officer Global Corporate Asia Pacific, and Strategy Assistant to the CEO Global Corporate.
Jonathan is a 2014 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Economics, Commercial Law and Accountancy) from the University of Stellenbosch.