Helene L. Westerlind
Chief Operating Officer, Global Corporate, Zurich Insurance
Helene joined Zurich in Stockholm, Sweden in 2003 as a liability claims adjuster and subsequently moved into liability underwriting where she was responsible for both domestic and international program business. In 2008 she was appointed Head of Underwriting Services for Zurich Nordic and became a member of the Zurich Nordic management team. In 2010 she was appointed Head of Underwriting Services for Zurich Global Corporate in Europe and in 2013 she moved to Zurich, Switzerland as Head of Operations and Underwriting Services for Zurich Global Corporate in Europe, Middle East and Africa (GCiEMEA). In this capacity she was a member of the Executive Management Team of GCiEMEA. Helene was appointed to her current role as Chief Operations Officer for Global Corporate and a member of the Global Corporate Executive Team in 2016. She holds a Master’s degree in Law with focus on insurance from the University of Stockholm, Sweden.