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Susan Holliday

Board director and adviser

Susan Holliday has over 30 years’ experience in global financial services, with a focus on insurance and fintech in both developed and emerging markets. She has worked in several areas of the IFC and World Bank, and prior to that was a managing director at Swiss Re, serving as head of strategy for Swiss Re’s global reinsurance business and before this CFO of Reinsurance Client Markets and group Head of Investor Relations. She has served on boards in UK, US, Brazil and India. She is currently a board director of Tangerine Financial, a PE owned company investing in financial services and fintech in Africa, and an advisory board member of Solera, a software company serving the insurance and automotive sectors. Susan is a non-resident scholar for the Insurance Information Institute in US. She graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford, with a degree in Modern History and completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management and Women on Boards programs. She is a Chartered Accountant and a Qualified Risk Director of the DCRO Institute and was selected as a Business Insurance Woman to Watch in 2013 and an Exceptional Women Awardees recipient in 2021.