Chaucer, the specialist Lloyd’s insurance group, has appointed Ong Chee Koon as Class Underwriter to join its newly expanded regional treaty team in Singapore. This appointment highlights Chaucer’s commitment to establishing a broad marine and non-marine treaty underwriting team in Asia. Chee Koon, a non-marine treaty specialist, will report to Tom Graham, Senior Treaty Underwriter at Chaucer Singapore.
Chee Koon is an experienced treaty underwriter with over 14 years of market experience. He has excellent cross class experience, including recent Agriculture reinsurance experience and work with governments in Asia to build effective disaster risk programs. Chee Koon joins Chaucer from Swiss Re, where he was responsible for the Agriculture portfolio. Prior to this, he was with Allianz and Milli Re.
Paul Blight, Head of Treaty at Chaucer London, said:
“Chee Koon brings a wealth of treaty expertise and business experience to Chaucer, and we all look forward to working with him. Developing our Asian treaty presence through understanding clients’ exposures and tailoring solutions is an important strategic goal for Chaucer. Chee Koon’s knowledge and insight will support us in achieving our strategic vision for the Asia Pacific Region.”
Margaret To, CEO at Chaucer Singapore said:
“I am delighted to welcome Chee Koon to Chaucer. He is a very talented treaty underwriter with an excellent reputation in the Asian market for being innovative and forward thinking. I am sure his unique skill set and experience across multiple treaty markets will be an outstanding addition to our offerings for brokers and clients throughout the region”.