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Sheema Khurshed Head P&C Business Management SID Property & Casualty Business Management

Sheema Khurshed is Vice President, Claims Expert, P&C Business Management Asia Swiss Re Australia Branch.

Sheema has direct claims handling experience and currently manages large and complex property claims and Natural Catastrophe events. Sheema has led the Swiss Re claims response to the New Zealand Earthquakes since 2010 and the 2016 Kaikoura New Zealand Earthquake. Sheema also manages the large cyclone, flood and storm events in the Australia & New Zealand market. Sheema currently heads the Swiss Re Asia Natural Catastrophe Expert Group and is a core member of the Swiss Re Global Natural Catastrophe Expert Network. Sheema has presented on lessons learnt from the New Zealand Earthquake & Natural Catastrophe Preparedness to clients in Europe, Asia and Canada. Sheema is also heavily involved with other business management functions including technical accounting, reinsurance liability management, reserving and the Large Loss Management team. Sheema is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.