Kory Sorenson

Independent Director

Boards & Committees


Kory Sorenson is a British citizen born in the United States. Her executive career was in finance, with a strong focus on capital and risk management. She holds a D.E.S.S. from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, a Master in Applied Economics from the University of Paris Dauphine and a B.A. from the American University, Washington, D.C. in Political Science and Econometrics. She has also followed executive programmes from Harvard Business School (2013), INSEAD (2016) and Stanford Graduate School of Business (2020). Kory Sorenson held the position of Managing Director, Head of Insurance Capital Markets at Barclays Capital in London, where her team developed ground breaking capital management transactions and executed, securitisation, M&A, equity, hybrid capital and hedging transactions for major European insurers. Prior to that, she headed the insurance capital markets team at Credit Suisse and the financial institutions debt capital markets team for Lehman Brothers in Germany, Austria and Holland. She began her career in investment banking at Morgan Stanley and in finance at Total.

Kory Sorenson is currently a director and Chair of the Audit and Sustainability Committees at SGS SA (listed in Switzerland), a member of the Supervisory Board of Bank Gutmann, a private bank in Vienna, a member of the Board of Partners of Comgest in Paris, and the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committees of Premium Credit Limited and The AA Limited in the UK.