Business 100 – 2018

Michael J. Morrissey/International Insurance Society

Michael J. Morrissey is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Insurance Society. The IIS is the largest and most diverse organization of the global insurance industry.

Mike is involved in, and a member of, various organizations in the insurance industry, such as the Steering Committee of the Insurance Development Forum; Board of Overseers of St. John’s University School of Risk Management; the World Economic Forum’s Global Council on Insurance and Asset Management; the National Bureau of Economic Research; special advisor to the Asia Pacific Financial Forum; and the Board of Governors of the Asia Pacific Risk & Insurance Association.

Mike holds a B.A. from Boston College, a MBA from Dartmouth, and completed the Harvard Business School Corporate Finance Program. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Three of Mike’s four grandparents were born in Ireland, in Cork on his father’s side, and in Galway on his mother’s. Mike’s mother and father retired to Glandore in Co. Cork for several years upon his dad’s retirement, and after returning to the U.S., continued to summer in Glandore until his dad’s passing. ♦