Susan Holliday, IFC – International Finance Corporation

Susan Holliday, IFC – International Finance Corporation

Principal Insurance Specialist
IFC – International Finance Corporation 

Susan Holliday has 30 years’ experience in insurance and is co-head of the Women and Insurance programme. Susan is a board member of IFC client, Coverfox, and an advisor to Eos Venture Fund. Prior to joining IFC, Susan worked at Swiss Re, where she was Managing Director and Head of Strategy for the reinsurance business worldwide and a member of the executive team. She worked on all aspects of life and health and property casualty re/insurance; headed a global team; and led the strategy work for emerging markets and for Fintech. Susan was also CFO of Reinsurance Client Markets and Head of Investor Relations at Swiss Re. Before Swiss Re, she worked in equity research and equity sales (UBS, JP Morgan and Paribas) covering the insurance industry. Susan started her career as a Chartered Accountant with Touche Ross (now Deloitte), London. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments in the UK, a British national, graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford with a degree in modern history and more recently completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.