Ieva Segura Cobos
Head of Regulatory Risk Management Asia, Swiss Re Asia Limited, Singapore
Swiss Re (Asia)

Ieva moved to Singapore in February 2020 to head Swiss Re's Regulatory Risk Management Asia. In this role, she develops Swiss Re's advocacy strategy in key policy areas such as climate change and sustainability, tech and digital regulation, and ensures that the company has clear positions for engagement with regulators and policymakers across the region. She also has responsibility for identifying and monitoring sustainability and emerging risks for the business in Asia. In addition, she acts as the convenor for the Technical Subcommittee of the Singapore Reinsurers' Association and is a member of the Steering Committee of Singapore's Green Finance Industry Taskforce.

 

Prior to this role, she was based in London and led Swiss Re's regulatory team for Europe, Middle East and Africa. She also acted as an Associate Chair of the Reinsurance Advisory Board, an external body of Europe's largest reinsurance firms, and a member of the Board of Directors of the European Financial Services Roundtable, which represents the interests of Europe's largest banks and insurers.

 

Originally from Lithuania, Ieva holds a Master's from the London School of Economics (UK) in International Political Economy and a BA from the University of British Colombia (Canada) in Economics and International Relations. Before joining Swiss Re in 2015, she worked in the Strategic Partnership department at the World Economic Forum (Switzerland) and at the UK Parliament.