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Claudia Cordioli is Swiss Re's Head of Western and Southern Europe. The unit includes responsibility for France, Switzerland, BeNeLux, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Israel, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus and Malta. In her role, she interacts regularly with Insurance Supervisors in key European countries and Israel. In 2016, Claudia was appointed Head of Italy, Iberia & Mediterranean, taking over responsibility for Swiss Re's reinsurance business and strategic development in Southern Europe and the Mediterranean basin. In 2013, she was appointed CFO for Swiss Re's Reinsurance EMEA operations. In that function she played an instrumental role in the transformation of the Group into a holding structure and the optimization of capital efficiency of Swiss Re's carriers in Europe and Africa. Claudia was Group Head of External Reporting from 2007 on. In parallel, Claudia drove the introduction of a new Finance EMEA target operating model including the expansion of nearshore centers. Claudia joined Swiss Re in Zurich in 2003 in Group Finance. Claudia has membership on boards and management committees of Swiss Re subsidiaries in several European countries giving Claudia exposure to strategic, regulatory and financial matters across the region. Claudia co-chairs Swiss Re's Diversity & Inclusion Council in Zurich and is an engaged speaker on diversity matters. An Italian citizen, Claudia holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Verona in Italy and completed her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exams in the United States in 2007. Claudia is a Fellow of the 2019 class of the Aspen Finance Leaders Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.