Emmanuel Clarke has served as Chief Executive Officer of PartnerRe since March 2016 and President since September 2015. He is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the Company. As CEO, Mr. Clarke has set PartnerRe on course to be the best reinsurance partner to its clients and brokers, dedicated to delivering relevant and responsive solutions. Mr. Clarke also has executive responsibility for PartnerRe’s Specialty Lines business segment.
Mr. Clarke has more than 20 years of professional experience in the reinsurance industry. Prior to becoming President of PartnerRe Ltd., Mr. Clarke held the position of CEO, PartnerRe Global from 2010, where he was responsible for the executive management of PartnerRe’s Global Non-Life operations outside North America, as well as the Company’s Life and Health operations worldwide. In that role, Mr. Clarke undertook several initiatives to better align the organization with the needs of clients, including a restructuring of the Global organization to enhance proximity and responsiveness for clients and establishing PartnerRe Asia.
Mr. Clarke joined PartnerRe in 1997 with the acquisition of SAFR and was appointed Head of Credit & Surety, Global in 2001. Since that time he has served in several management and executive roles, including Head of Property & Casualty, Global and Head of Specialty Lines, Global.
Mr. Clarke has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University Paris, IX – Dauphine, specializing in Finance and Controlling and an MBA in International Business from Baruch College of CUNY. He currently serves on the Insurance Europe Reinsurance Advisory Board (RAB), on the Board of Directors of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers and is a member of the Geneva Association.