Michael J. Morrissey has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Insurance Society since 2009, and has been a member for more than 18 years. The IIS is an organization of insurance executives, regulators and academics, whose mission is to facilitate the worldwide transfer of insurance research and innovations and to foster the development of
networks across international markets. The IIS, which was
formed in 1964, has over 900 members from more than 90 countries representing key insurance companies, academic regulators and associations around the globe.
Prior to joining the IIS, Mr. Morrissey was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Firemark Investments. Mr. Morrissey was the Chief Investment Officer for the firm and invested in public and private insurance companies around the world. Mr. Morrissey has advised insurance company managements and regulators, and served on a number of insurance company boards. Morrissey currently is a member on the board of directors of Selective Insurance Group, Inc., where he chairs the Finance Committee.
Mr. Morrissey is the global insurance industry representative on the G-20 Private Sector Taskforce of Regulated Professions and Industries. He is also a member of the American Risk & Insurance Association, the
Asia Pacific Risk & Insurance Association, the European Group of Risk & Insurance Economists, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is a past president of the Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts.
Mr. Morrissey holds a B.A. from Boston College, an M.B.A. from
Dartmouth College and has completed the Harvard Business School’s Corporate Finance Management Program. Mr. Morrissey is also a Chartered Financial Analyst, and is profiled in "Who's Who in the World".