John Dacey Group Chief Financial Officer

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Professional experience

John R. Dacey started his career in 1986 at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. From 1990 to 1998, he was a consultant and subsequently Partner at McKinsey & Company. He joined Winterthur Insurance in 1998 and was its Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2004 as well as member of its Group Executive Board until 2007. From 2005 to 2007, he was Chief Strategy Officer and member of its risk and investment committees. He joined AXA in 2007 as Group Regional CEO and Group Vice Chairman for Asia-Pacific as well as member of their Group Executive Committee. John R. Dacey joined Swiss Re in October 2012 and was appointed Group Chief Strategy Officer and member of the Group Executive Committee as of November 2012. He also served as Chairman Admin Re® from November 2012 to May 2015. He was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 April 2018.

Educational background

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Washington University, St. Louis, USA
  • Master in Public Policy, Harvard University, Cambridge, US