Margaret Peloso


Margaret Peloso is Senior Vice President, Chubb Group; Global Climate Officer; and Executive Director of the Chubb Charitable Foundation. Ms. Peloso has responsibility for Chubb's climate-related strategies, including business and public policy initiatives.  She also oversees the Chubb Charitable Foundation, which supports clearly defined projects that solve problems with measurable and sustainable outcomes.

Ms. Peloso is an expert in environmental and global climate issues. She joined Chubb in 2023 from Vinson & Elkins, where she served as the law firm's Lead Sustainability Partner with responsibility for integrating sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across its portfolio. Before her 13-year tenure at Vinson & Elkins, Ms. Peloso completed a Ph.D. in Environment at Duke University, and her law degree at Stanford University. She also received Master's and Bachelor's degrees from Duke.

Ms. Peloso is a frequent author on sustainability and climate risks, including her Ph.D. dissertation, Adapting to Rising Sea Levels.  In addition to serving as chair of several environment, energy and resources committees and councils of the American Bar Association, Ms. Peloso is a board member of the Environmental Law Institute and past board member of the Surfrider Foundation. She previously served on the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Council and has chaired several ABA committees. Ms. Peloso is a lecturer in law at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.