People

SHASI GANGADHARAN

SHASI GANGADHARAN

Chief Executive Berkley Insurance Asia
A lawyer by training, Shasi has over 23 years of industry experience in Financial Lines underwriting as well as senior management roles across Asia Pacific and the Middle East markets. He is one of the pioneers in the development of Financial Lines business in Asia.
AARON YIP

AARON YIP

Chief Executive, Hong Kong Branch Berkley Insurance Asia
Aaron has over 20 years of insurance industry experience having worked in Malaysia, Singapore, Shanghai and Hong Kong. He has held key roles as a broker, Financial Lines underwriter and in senior management. He is a graduate of the University of Bristol, UK.
MONIQUE STIP

MONIQUE STIP

Chief Financial Officer Asia
Monique has over 18 years of financial reporting and control experience in financial services industry, having worked in The Netherlands, United Kingdom and Singapore. She holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and is a Chartered Accountant at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Chartered Accountants.
MICHELLE SIM

Michelle Sim

Head of Operations
Berkley Insurance Asia
Michelle has more than 10 years of experience in the insurance industry, with a strong background in information technology and project management. She graduated from Monash University with a major in Business Systems.
AMOS CHAN

AMOS CHAN

Regulatory Compliance Officer Asia
Amos has over 6 years of insurance experience. A former insurance regulator, he has supervised both direct insurers and reinsurers in Singapore, and has also worked in actuarial, risk management and compliance roles within the industry. He graduated from Nanyang Technological University with First Class Honors for his Bachelor of Business degree.

HONG KONG

RODEN TONG

RODEN TONG

Deputy C.E.O. – Hong Kong
Head Of Claims, Financial Lines – Asia
Roden has over 10 years of industry experience in Financial Lines and Specialty Claims across the Asia region. Early years in private legal practice mainly act for insurers on insurance related litigation and disputes resolution. He is a practicing solicitor and a Council Member of the Law Society of Hong Kong, SAR.
SICA QUAN

SICA QUAN

Head Of Claims North Asia
Sica has over 20 years of industry experience. Her expertise includes the intricacies of multinational claims, as well as property and casualty claims.
ESTHER KWOK

ESTHER KWOK

Head Of Financial Lines & Casualty
Greater China
Esther heads our Financial Lines for Greater China, leveraging over 10 years of industry experience as an underwriter and broker.
FELIX HUI

FELIX HUI

Underwriter, Financial Lines & Casualty Greater China
Felix focuses his passion and attention to detail on underwriting financial lines and casualty risk. He majored in industrial engineering at Northeastern University and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management from the University of Phoenix.

SINGAPORE

CASSANDRA LEE

CASSANDRA LEE

Head of Financial Lines S.E. Asia
Cassandra has over 8 years of industry experience in Financial Lines underwriting across the Singapore and Asian markets. She is a graduate of the National University of Singapore, majoring in Communications and New Media.
NOEL TAN

NOEL TAN

Underwriting Manager, Financial Lines India / Mauritius / Mid. East
Noel has over 15 years of industry experience working in Financial Lines underwriting, distribution management and senior management roles. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.
ERNEST TENG

ERNEST TENG

Senior Underwriter, Financial Lines S.E. Asia
Ernest joined Berkley after several years as a Financial Lines broker in a major international insurance broking firm. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Economics) from Singapore Management University and an Advanced Diploma in Insurance (ACII) from The Chartered Insurance Institute, UK.
CAROL LEONG

CAROL LEONG

Underwriter, Financial Lines Singapore
Carol has over 19 years of insurance industry experience with 7 years of underwriting in Financial Lines and managing a book of SME business. A diploma holder in Business Administration and Marketing from RSA, and a member of UCLES Group.
LESLIE CHEW

LESLIE CHEW

Head Of Property & Casualty Asia / India / Mid. East
Leslie has over 16 years of insurance experience with Casualty and International Programs underwriting across Asian markets. He is a lawyer and has been admitted to the Victoria State Bar in Australia and the Sarawak State Bar in Malaysia.
RACHEL TAN

RACHEL TAN

Underwriting Manager, Property & Casualty S.E. Asia / India / Mid. East
Rachel has over 12 years of industry experience in underwriting, reinsurance and portfolio management in Property and Casualty classes. She was responsible for developing profitable business and underwriting risks through new and existing broker networks in Singapore. Rachel is a graduate from University of London, SIM.
JU-ANN LEE

JU-ANN LEE

Head Of Marine Asia / India / Mid. East
Ju-Ann has over 17 years of Marine underwriting experience in Asia, covering direct and reinsurance markets. She is a Chartered Insurer of the Chartered Insurance Institute and graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Business with Honours in Insurance.
PING PING LIM

PING PING LIM

Underwriting Manager, Marine S.E. Asia / India / Mid. East
Ping Ping has over 20 years of industry experience as a broker, claims handler and underwriter in the Marine classes. She is experienced in both direct and reinsurance, focusing on Singapore and other Southeast Asian markets. She is a graduate from the Nanyang Technological University with a major in Insurance.
ADELINE LEE

ADELINE LEE

Head Of Claims S.E. Asia / India / Mid. East
Adeline has over 25 years of technical and claims management experience in the industry. Prior to joining Berkley, she worked with various international firms in similar positions. She holds an Associateship of the Chartered Insurance Institute, along with a Bachelor in Law through the University of London.
STEPHANIE YIO

STEPHANIE YIO

Assistant Claims Manager S.E. Asia / India / Mid. East
Stephanie has over 10 years of claims experience, in supervisory roles and claims handling for Property and Casualty, Work Injury Compensation, Travel, Personal Accident and Health Insurance. Prior to joining Berkley, she worked with various international firms in similar roles. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (International Business) along with a Professional Membership at the Chartered Insurance Institute.

W/R/B UNDERWRITING DIVISION AT LLOYD’S INSURANCE COMPANY (CHINA) LTD

HEIDI ZENG

HEIDI ZENG

Director of Property & Casualty W/R/B Underwriting Division at Lloyd’s, Shanghai
Heidi has over 10 years of underwriting and management experience for direct and reinsurance business with a background in Financial Lines and Commercial Insurance underwriting. She holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Renmin University of China.
AMY YIN

AMY YIN

Head of Casualty W/R/B Underwriting Division at Lloyd’s, Shanghai
Amy has over 7 years of experience in Casualty underwriting for direct and reinsurance business, specializing in the Life Sciences and Technology segments. She holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Xiamen University and also a Certificate Graduate from Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies.
JACK ZHAO

JACK ZHAO

Casualty & Life Sciences Underwriter W/R/B Underwriting Division at Lloyd’s, Shanghai
Jack has two years of experience as a Life Sciences Research Analyst. He has a bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
QIUCHEN TANG

QIUCHEN TANG

Casualty & Life Sciences Underwriter W/R/B Underwriting Division at Lloyd’s, Shanghai
Qiuchen has over 2 years of experience in Casualty underwriting at a leading professional reinsurance company in China. He holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Renmin University of China.

JAPAN

LEO TAKAGI

LEO TAKAGI

Chief Representative Officer BIA Japan Services
Leo is the Chief Representative Officer for BIA Japan Services. During his over 20 years of experience in the Japanese property and casualty insurance market, Leo has held key underwriting, country and regional management roles. He is a graduate of Occidental College in the US.