Mario Wilhelm

Head Middle East & Africa, Swiss Re, Switzerland

Mario Wilhelm is an experienced finance and (re)insurance professional with over 10 years of experience. He is a prime mover in microinsurance and is advocating a private sector approach in financial inclusion.

He specialties include business development, strategic planning, managing public-private-partnerships (PPP), alternative distribution, B2B solutions in market development and research in high growth markets. Mario´s interests include sports (rowing and cycling), playing the alp flying horn and books & art (history, biographies and Asian culture).

Mario holds a PhD in Southeast Asian Studies and Disaster Research and a BA in Banking and Finance. He is currently a Senior Microinsurance Specialist at Swiss Re´s Global Partnerships team and is based in Zurich.