Astrid Zwick

Head of InsuResilience Secretariat

As Head of InsuResilience Secretariat since 2017, Astrid Zwick has been supporting the InsuResilience Global Partnership of the G20/V20 in its goal to foster climate and disaster risk finance and insurance.

From 2010 to 2016 she worked for Munich Re Group as Head of Department for “Corporate Responsibility”, being in charge of setting up and implementing its Corporate Responsibility Strategy. She also chaired the UN Environment Finance Initiative’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Working Group between 2010 and 2012.

From 2000 to 2010 Astrid Zwick was Head of the Allianz Group Sustainability Office. During 2005-2008 she chaired the Steering Committee “Research for Sustainability” of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Between 1994 and 1999 she was in charge of policy advice on climate change at the European Commission Institute for Technological Prospective Studies.

Astrid Zwick holds a doctoral degree in climate change research (Institute for Ecological Chemistry/GSF, Helmholtz Center, Munich and Technical University, Munich-Weihenstephan) and a diploma in Geology/Paleontology (Ludwigs-Maximilians-University, Munich).