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Sheila P. Burke


Sheila P. Burke is a Faculty Research Fellow at the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, and has been a Member of Faculty at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, since 2007. She has been a Senior Public Policy Advisor at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz since 2009. From 1997 to 2016, Ms. Burke was a member of the board of directors of The Chubb Corporation (Chubb Corp.) and served as chair of its Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee and as a member of the Chubb Corp. board’s Executive Committee and Organization & Compensation Committee at the time of the merger with the Company. From 2004 to 2007, Ms. Burke served as Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the Smithsonian Institution. Ms. Burke previously was Under Secretary for American Museums and National Programs, Smithsonian Institution, from June 2000 to December 2003. She was Executive Dean and Lecturer in Public Policy of the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, from November 1996 until June 2000. Ms. Burke served as Chief of Staff to the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate from 1985 to 1996. Ms. Burke was also previously a member of the board of directors of WellPoint, Inc. (now Elevance Health Inc.).

Ms. Burke brings an extensive knowledge of public policy matters and governmental affairs, in both public service and private practice, to our Board of Directors. In addition, her substantial experience on public, private and not-for-profit boards enables her to provide valuable oversight and guidance to our management on strategy, regulatory matters and risk management.

Source: Chubb Limited Proxy Statement filed April 3, 2023