The hundreds of nominations that flooded in this year for IBA’s annual Elite Women list made it clear that women have been making their voices heard in what was once a male-dominated field. While women continue to face unique challenges when building their careers, the insurance professionals on the following pages have proved that climbing to the upper echelons of the industry is no longer impossible. Twenty-two percent of this year’s Elite Women hold C-suite positions, while many others have taken on management-level roles at their respective companies.
From the CEOs who built companies from the ground up to leaders in environmental insurance and insurtech, these 95 women are shaping a new future for insurance. Their stories will undoubtedly help to encourage and empower all women who strive to be the insurance industry’s next great leaders.