Speaker Bureau

Gilles Renouil

Director, Microinsurance

Gilles Renouil is the Director of Microinsurance for Women’s World Banking, the global nonprofit devoted to giving more low-income women access to the financial tools and resources they require to achieve security and prosperity. Gilles brings more than 15 years of international insurance and reinsurance expertise to this role. He is responsible for managing all insurance-related engagements, developing insurance solutions, providing strategic direction and replicating existing insurance products with partner institutions that are committed to serving low-income women.

Prior to joining Women’s World Banking, he served as a Director at Swiss Re Company Ltd. where he held different roles in risk management and group underwriting strategy. In his last role he was head of market dynamics and opportunities where he developed Swiss Re’s approach to Cyber risk insurance with a team of 15 experts and worked as an operational consultant on the design of an innovative microinsurance product in Nicaragua. Prior to Swiss Re, Gilles worked for Allianz in Germany and Spain, where he developed several innovative products. He holds a MSc. from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and is a Civil Engineer by training. He speaks fluent French, German, English, Spanish and conversational Modern Greek.

Previous Speaking Engagements:

2019: Midi de la microfinance (Luxembourg)

2018: Microinsurance Conference (Lusaka)

2016: 12th Annual International Microinsurance Conference (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

2015: Women’s World Banking Making Finance Work for Women Summit (Berlin, Germany)