Simon Moi joins Markel International in Singapore

Markel International has appointed Simon Moi as senior professional and financial risks underwriter in its Singapore office, which serves as a hub for business across Asia Pacific.

Before joining Markel, Moi was practice leader within Chubb Specialty Insurance’s financial institutions division in Hong Kong. He also spent four years as a casualty underwriter for General & Cologne Re, focusing on the Greater China region.

In his new role he will be responsible for developing Markel’s professional indemnity (PI) and directors’ and officers’ business across Asia Pacific. His appointment will help Markel Singapore continue to develop its account in Singapore and Malaysia in particular whilst also expanding its reach into the northern part of Asia.

Peter Phillips, managing director of Markel International Singapore, said: “I am delighted to welcome Simon to the team. He has operated out of Hong Kong for the last nine years and his background and experience will help to develop our profile in Greater China.

"Simon’s financial lines experience, particularly in North Asia where we are seeking to grow our business, coupled with his innovative approach, will be a great asset to Markel Singapore.”