Mario Wilhelm Head Middle East & Africa Public Sector Solutions

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Mario Wilhelm is Head Middle East & Africa with Swiss Re's Public Sector Solutions team, a unit dedicated to supporting governments at all levels to strengthen their resilience strategies. Mario helps public sector stakeholders to address their risk management needs by co-creating innovative insurance solutions within a public-private-partnership framework.

Mario joined Swiss Re in 2011 and until recently, he was leading the Emerging Consumer / Microinsurance unit. He has several years of experience with different international insurance and reinsurance companies. He started his career as a banker with a regional bank in Germany.

Mario completed his Ph.D. studies at the University of Passau, Germany. His thesis focused on the adaptation strategies to disasters and climate change in megacities. He holds a degree in Southeast Asian Studies and a degree in Business Administration from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University.

The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Swiss Re deploys its capital strength, expertise and innovation power to enable the risk taking upon which enterprise and progress in society depend.