Rebecca Barwick is Director and Head of Global UW R&D and having worked in Europe and the US, is now based out of Australia.
Rebecca joined Swiss Re in 2000, as a Life & Disability Claims Assessor. She moved to Underwriting in 2005, working as a local market Reinsurance underwriter supporting case assessment, product development and client relationships. Since 2014 she has worked in the Global UW team and now leads a team of UW and Medical Directors who's research and development drive insights to protect against risk and innovations to support our clients growth. The team is also responsible for delivering Swiss Re's market leading Life Guide.
Before joining Swiss Re, Rebecca worked as an Intensive Care Nurse and managed a portfolio of disability claims for a direct carrier.
Rebecca graduated with a B.Nursing from the University of New England in Australia, and in her spare time, she enjoys yoga, planning family holidays and photographing doors.