Manager, Sustainability Risk department
Swiss Re

Maria Lisiakova works in Swiss Re’s Group Sustainability Risk. The unit drives strategic efforts to integrate environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities into Swiss Re’s business practices and operations. Group Sustainability Risk also manages reputational risks associated to sensitive business transactions and dialogue with Swiss Re’s public stakeholders, including governments, UN organizations, associations, long-term investors, NGOs and the general public.

In her former role at Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), Maria worked on the development of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights. Maria holds a Masters in Political Science from the Graduate Institute, Geneva and a BA in International Relations from Wellesley College, USA.