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Chief Investment Officer

Member Representative

Maïté Irakoze Baur is the Chief Invest­ment Offi­cer of the Farm­ers Group, Inc. Maïté joined Farm­ers as Head of Insur­ance Invest­ments in Feb­ru­ary 2016. In this role she is respon­si­ble for imple­ment­ing the invest­ment strat­e­gy across mul­ti­ple insur­ance bal­ance sheets with focus on achiev­ing supe­ri­or returns through effi­cient exe­cu­tion, man­age­ment of risks and opti­mal con­struc­tion of Farm­ers’ invest­ment port­fo­lios. She’s also respon­si­ble for man­ag­ing a ful­ly out­sourced mul­ti-asset man­ag­er plat­form. Pri­or to join­ing Farm­ers, Maïté held var­i­ous posi­tions in the Zurich Insur­ance Group since join­ing in 2005. Maïté holds a Mas­ter of Arts in Infor­ma­tion Man­age­ment from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Fri­bourg, Switzer­land and is also a CFA Char­ter­hold­er. She is flu­ent in Eng­lish, French, Kirun­di and Kin­yarwan­da. Maite has served on the board for IMPACT Com­mu­ni­ty Cap­i­tal since 2019