Nicola Christine Port

Chief Legal Officer at World Economic Forum

Nicola Christine Port has a strong background in the legal field, with their most recent position being Chief Legal Officer at the World Economic Forum since May 2021. Prior to that, they worked at Chubb (formerly ACE Group) from 2012 to 2021, where they held the position of Senior Vice President & International Counsel. Nicola Christine also has experience as an International Litigation Counsel at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP from 2001 to 2012. Before that, they worked as a Pre-Bar Exam Associate at Pestalozzi Lachenal Patry from 1998 to 2000 and as a Pre-Bar Exam Law Clerk at Zurich District Court from February 1998 to August 1998.

Nicola Christine Port pursued their education in law, starting with a Bachelor of Law degree (JD) from the University of Zurich, which they earned between 1991 and 1997. In 2000, they attended Columbia Law School, where they obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in one year. Both of their degrees focused on the study of law.



  • Chief Legal Officer

    May, 2021 - present