Nikhil da Victoria Lobo Head Western & Southern Europe Europe, Middle East & Africa

Professional experience

Nikhil da Victoria Lobo was appointed Market Executive for Western & Southern Europe with July 1, 2020.

Nikhil started his career at Securitas Capital in 2001. He joined Swiss Re in Armonk, New York in 2003 through the International Graduate Program working in Reinsurance Latin America and continued his path as an underwriter in the Latin American Facultative Property team.

In 2008, Nikhil joined Swiss Re's Public Sector Solutions business as one of its first client managers. In this role, he has initiated and nurtured relationships with senior government and business leaders in the US, Canada and Latin America and developed Swiss Re's public sector franchise from greenfield.

In 2017 he was appointed a Managing Director and Head of Americas for Public Sector Solutions.

During his career, Nikhil has worked on such innovative projects as the World Bank's Pandemic Emergency Facility, the first global insurance coverage for epidemic outbreaks and the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility, the first insurance pool for climate risks for sovereigns; and the Uruguay Drought Hedge, the first insurance policy to cover a government's exposure to volatile climate and energy prices. He has been a panellist at international events such as the World Economic Forum and IMF Annual Meetings and has been quoted in a wide-range of print and online publications including the Wall Street Journal, Der Spiegel and National Public Radio.


Educational background:

Bachelor of Science in Economics, the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania