He brings significant experience in the insurance industry, including more than 10 years managing and developing financial lines underwriting across Southeast Asia.
Markel International has appointed Joe Wong as a specialist financial lines underwriter in Singapore to strengthen the company’s financial lines product offerings in Singapore and Southeast Asia, according to an announcement on Tuesday.
He will underwrite a range of financial lines products, including cyber, commercial D&O, professional indemnity, financial institutions, and financial technology. He reports to Simon Moi, head of professional and financial risks.
Wong joins from DUAL Asia, where he was an underwriting manager for cyber and financial Lines. Prior to that, he was at Allied World Assurance and Chubb developing a professional liability division in Malaysia and Singapore, as well as other South Asia markets.
Growing Business
Markel is currently looking to expand its presence in Southeast Asia and South Asia, according to Christian Stobbs, its managing director for Asia.
«Over the past few years, Markel has steadily strengthened our financial lines capabilities in Asia, bridging our local expertise with our London headquarters to provide our innovative underwriting solutions to clients in the region,» Stobbs said in the announcement.

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