Saoirse Jones is Head of Insurance Development Forum Engagement at Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, leading their engagement with the Insurance Development Forum, an industry-led public-private partnership focused on extending the use of insurance and risk management capabilities to build greater resilience and protection of vulnerable people, communities and businesses. She is also on the leadership team of WIN Switzerland, Zurich’s Employee Resource Group which promotes gender equality within the workplace. In addition, Saoirse is Chair of the Board Investment Committee of NEST, a Swiss pension foundation and pioneer for ethical-ecological investments in occupational pensions.
Saoirse brings with her over 20yrs experience in business, with a deep and broad knowledge of investment management complemented by organizational change management knowhow. Prior to her current role, Saoirse was Transformation Manager, leading strategic change management initiatives, developing and implementing creative, innovative solutions through facilitation, consultation, and collaboration. Saoirse was also Regional Chief Investment Officer where she developed, implemented and managed investment strategies of multiple countries. This included designing holistic investment strategy & governance processes for newly established businesses.