Reto Schnarwiler

Reto Schnarwiler is Chairman Of The Board Of Directors at ResponsAbility Investments AG, Strategic Advisor at Swiss Re, member of the Advisory Committee on International Cooperation at Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Swiss Govt., Board Member at APA Insurance Group in Kenya and Chairman of the Advisory Council for the School of Insurance at Africa Leadership Group. He has over 20 years experience in reinsurance, insurance, impact investing, sustainability and public private partnerships. Reto Schnarwiler leads Swiss Re’s business activities with governments, development and non-governmental organisations in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Furthermore, he drives Swiss Re's microinsurance activities. Innovative insurance solutions, public private partnerships and microinsurance are vital to help society create effective responses to major challenges, including natural catastrophes, climate change and food security as well as infrastructure, healthcare and longevity. ResponsAbility Social Investments AG, on the other hand, is one of the world’s leading social investment companies. With its investment products, responsAbility enables people in developing countries and emerging markets to access markets, information and other services important for their development in sectors such as microfinance, SME financing, fair trade, and independent media. Private and institutional investors can thus contribute to positive social development and at the same time aim for a financial return in a professional manner.