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Siew Sze Lee
Senior Regulatory Risk Officer, Vice President at Swiss Re


Siew Sze joined Swiss Re as Senior Regulatory Risk Officer for Asia Pacific in June 2020, based in Singapore. She leads Swiss Re's engagement efforts on sustainability and digital topics with regulators and industry associations across Asia.

Siew Sze represents Swiss Re in the Singapore Green Finance Industry Taskforce (GFIT)'s workstream on enhancing environmental risk management practices of financial institutions, where she contributed to the development of the industry best practices guide on implementing environmental risk management published in January 2021. She organized several successful sustainability-related events and workshops in Indonesia, India and Malaysia last year to support Swiss Re's clients on their sustainability journey and promote the role of insurance in building resilience of communities.

Prior to her current role, Siew Sze was the APAC Strategy Manager for Perspectum, an UK digital health company which developed AI diagnostic solutions to support the diagnosis and stratification of metabolic and chronic liver diseases. Siew Sze previously served as a public policy officer at the US Embassy in Singapore and was a Credit Risk Analyst in Deutsche Bank.

Siew Sze's background is in international relations and public policy, where she has worked for the International Organization of Employers based in Geneva, Switzerland, on employment policy, sustainable enterprises and responsible global supply chains, where she ensured that the voice of businesses is credibly and effectively represented. She provided consulting services to various UN agencies including the International Labour Organisation offices in Geneva, China and Bangkok, and supported capacity building of employers' organisations and business associations across Asia since 2014.

Siew Sze graduated with BSc (Hons) First Class from National University of Singapore where she majored in Economics and obtained MSc in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics.

Agenda Sessions

  • Sustainable Finance in Asia 2021