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I N T E R N AT I O N A L N E W S

EAST ASIAN

SINGAPORE

INSURANCE CONGRESS 2018

YOUNG INSURANCE LEADERS EVENT

In May, the Chartered Insurance Institute Hong Kong (CIIHK) participated in the 29th East Asian Insurance Congress 2018 in Manila, with the theme of ‘Managing

Disruptions, Driving Change’, sharing the event alongside the Insurance Institute of Asia and the Pacific (IIAP), and Asia Pacific College. The East Asian Insurance Congress (EAIC) was founded in 1962, with the purpose of further developing international collaboration in the field of insurance of any sort. The conferences are held every two years in participating cities of the EAIC. The event was a great opportunity to meet business partners from across the region and further talks with IIAP as well as enhance the CIIHK’s collaboration with IIAP, promoting professionalism across the insurance industry in Philippines through Chartered Insurance Institute membership and qualifications.

NIGERIA

CIIHK HOST NIGERIAN EXECUTIVES AT EVENT The Chartered Insurance Institute Hong Kong (CIIHK) hosted 24 executives from Nigeria, organised by The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN), in May. The CIIHK gave a presentation to the delegates, including an overview of the Chartered Insurance Institute in Hong Kong, and invited guest speaker, FCII trainer David Herratt, to give a presentation on ‘Insurance Penetration and Hong Kong Experiences’. The CIIN also gave a presentation on the Nigerian insurance profession, sharing insights and knowledge about the challenges and successes of the current market. This was followed by an award ceremony presented by the CIIN

The Singapore College of Insurance (SCI) held a Young Insurance Leaders event in May, where CII regional corporate development director, Helen Roberts, gave a talk on ‘New Talent – A critical ingredient for the future success of the insurance industry’. The SCI is a not-for-profit professional training and education body. As part of its international outlook, the SCI has formed productive partnerships with a number of recognised and respected overseas bodies, including the CII, and as a professional body, the SCI is also dedicated to building public trust for the insurance. The event also highlighted the recent CII Insuring Women’s Futures report, Moments that Matter. Speakers on the day included Perry Tan, head of technical training, SCI; Cassandra Lee, underwriting manager, financial lines, Berkley Insurance Asia; Alex Chan, broking director, Ikatan, Asia Pacific Reinsurance Brokers Pte; Tan Siew Choo, senior underwriter, construction, XL Catlin; and Dr Patrick Tan, adjunct faculty, Singapore Management University.

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and an opportunity for delegates to network.

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