Head Sustainability Americas, Swiss Re
Mark Way heads Swiss Re's sustainability activities in the Americas and is part of the company’s Sustainability & Political Risk Management unit. Mark has held this position since 2006, working from Swiss Re's Americas headquarters in Armonk, NY.
He is involved in various advisory roles and leads the company's sustainability engagement with key stakeholders in the region. These range from government departments, insurers, corporations, leading NGOs and international organizations to academia and internal units. This engagement is focused primarily on the topic of climate change, in which Mark leads a number of projects where the interests of risk management, insurance and sustainable development coincide. He joined the Swiss Re Group in 1994 working in various property and casualty marketing teams including those responsible for regions such as United Kingdom, Scandinavia and Japan.
A British citizen, Mark graduated from the University College Wales (UK) having studied international politics in the United Kingdom and the United States. He has also completed an advanced course in sustainable business practice at Cambridge University’s Programme for Industry, in the United Kingdom. Mark lives with his family in Connecticut.