MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Antony Lee Fook Weng - Chairman

Antony Lee Fook Weng

Chairman
(CEO, AIG Malaysia Insurance Bhd)

Antony has been in the insurance sector for over 16 years. Prior to this appointment, he was CEO of AIG Vietnam from 2011 where his responsibilities included the development of one of the AIG’s key growth countries in the Asia Pacific region. He began his career at AIG in 2001 as VP of Business Development with AIG’s Software International JV based in Malaysia.

Antony was first elected to the Management Committee in 2014, and was appointed as the Deputy Chairman of PIAM in April 2015. He was subsequently elected as the Chairman of PIAM with effect from 22 April 2016.

Chua Seck Guan - Deputy Chairman / Convenor, Finance & Corporate Governance/ERM

Chua Seck Guan

Deputy Chairman / Convenor, Finance & Corporate Governance/ERM
(CEO, MSIG Insurance (Malaysia) Bhd)

Chua was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MSIG Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad on 1st April 2010. He has served MSIG for 32 years and has played key strategic and operational roles within the company, including the three major mergers and successful integration of the general insurance business of Hong Leong Assurance with that of MSIG.

His involvement with PIAM started in 2002 when he was a Member of the Agency Affairs Sub-committee and was subsequently elected as the Deputy Convenor of this Sub-committee from 2006 to 2010.  From April 2010, Chua was elected as the Convenor of the Agency Affairs Sub-committee and took over as the Deputy Chairman of the PIAM Management Committee, a position he held until 2012.  He was subsequently elected as the Chairman of PIAM from October 2012 until April 2016.

Chua is a Senior Associate and Certified Insurance Professional from the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).

Steve Crouch - Convenor, Public Relations/CSR

Steve Crouch

Convenor, Public Relations/CSR
(Country President, Chubb Insurance Malaysia Bhd)

Steve has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry which includes a variety of management positions in leading broking institutions and insurance firms. He was the Chief Operating Officer for Chubb in Asia Pacific responsible for the strategic development and the financial performance for Chubb’s businesses located in the region.

Jayakumar Somasundram - Convenor, Motor

Jayakumar Somasundram

Convenor, Motor
(CEO, Tokio Marine Insurans (M) Bhd)

Jaya has over 33 years of experience in the insurance industry and for the last 28 years he has been with the Tokio Marine Group. He has held various senior management positions and his experience encompasses all the key areas in the non life insurance industry namely underwriting, reinsurance, loss control, marketing, claims and managing branches. He has also handled major multinational as well as Malaysian clients.

Jaya holds a Bachelor of Science with Education degree majoring in Mathematics. He is also a Fellow of The Chartered Insurance Institute, UK and a Fellow of the Malaysian Insurance Institute.

Leo Zanolini - Convenor, Claims Management/PARS

Leo Zanolini

Convenor, Claims Management/PARS
(CEO, QBE Insurance Bhd)

Leo Zanolini was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of QBE Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad in April 2014.

Prior to this appointment, Leo was the Regional Head of Business Transformation from August 2013, where he was responsible for leading all transformation strategies and initiatives across the region. In this former capacity, he played an instrumental role in key initiatives of strategic planning including merger and acquisitions (M&A) and centralizations.

Previously he served as the Global Head of Process Development for HSBC Insurance Holdings in 2013, and has also held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Underwriting Officer for HSBC Amanah Takaful Malaysia (Islamic Insurance) in Kuala Lumpur from 2008 to 2012. Before his move to Asia, Leo held several senior roles in HSBC Insurance across Mexico, USA and Brasil.

With inspiring leadership and strategic experience in underwriting and claims, operations, systems and distribution, Leo has extensive knowledge of the insurance industry locally, regionally and internationally.

Leo holds a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance from IBMEC – Brazilian Institute Of Capital Markets and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and in 2016 he was awarded a Fellowship from the Malaysian Insurance Institute

Kong Shu Yin - Convenor, Fire, Marine & Engineering

Kong Shu Yin

Convenor, Fire, Marine & Engineering
(CEO, RHB Insurance Bhd)

Mr Kong Shu Yin (“Mr Kong”) was appointed as Managing Director (“MD”) of RHB Insurance on 13 March 2011.

Mr Kong has 30 years of experience in the insurance business. Prior to joining RHB Insurance, he was with one of the largest general insurers in Malaysia, in various capacities including CEO. He also has experience with the Thailand and Indonesian insurance markets.

Mr Kong is a graduate from the University of Malaya in Civil Engineering and is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and Fellow of the Malaysian Insurance Institute.

Mr Kong is currently the Chairman of ISM Insurance Services Malaysia Berhad, an organization established by the insurance and takaful industry to provide statistical services to its members and the public. He is also the Chairman of the Malaysian Motor Insurance Pool and the Deputy Chairman of Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia (“PIAM”) for year 2012 – 2015 April.

David Fike - Convenor, Distribution Management

David Fike

Convenor, Distribution Management 
(President, GI, Zurich Insurance Berhad)

David serves as the President of the General Insurance Business in Zurich Insurance Malaysia Bhd, a role he has been holding since August 2014.

Zainudin Ishak - Convenor, Education/HRD

Zainudin Ishak

Convenor, Education/HRD 
(President and CEO, Malaysian Reinsurance Bhd)

Zainudin has been with Malaysian Reinsurance Bhd since 1 April 2015. An Associate member of Malaysian Insurance (AMII) since 1994, he started his career as an Executive at Trust International Insurance Sdn Bhd in 1989. He joined Commerce Assurance Berhad (now CIMB Aviva Takaful Berhad) in 1994 and appointed CEO in 2006.  In 2009, he then joined HSBC Amanah Takaful Berhad as Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer. He served as Chairman of Malaysian Takaful Association until early 2015. Also a Director of Malaysian Re (Dubai) Ltd., Financial Park (Labuan) Sdn Bhd and MMIP Services Sdn Bhd.

Randy Hong - Convenor, Regulatory & Industry Development

Randy Hong

Convenor, Regulatory & Industry Development
(Head of Kuala Lumpur Branch, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd)

Randy Hong is Head of Swiss Re Kuala Lumpur Branch in Malaysia. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Randy is responsible for developing and growing the reinsurance business in Malaysia and Indochina markets including Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.

Randy joined Swiss Re Korea in June 2007 as a Senior Client Manager responsible for major insurers in Korea. In July 2013, he was promoted to the Director level as Head of P&C Client Markets Reinsurance, based in Seoul, where he was responsible for marketing to the P&C insurance clients in Korea. Over the last eight years, he has been pivotal in strengthening Swiss Re’s relationships with the P&C insurance clients in the Korea and growing the business there.

Ng Kok Kheng - Convenor, Accident, Health and Others

Ng Kok Kheng

Convenor, Accident, Health and Others
(CEO, Overseas Assurance Corp. (M) Bhd)

‘Mr NKK’ is the Chief Executive Officer of Overseas Assurance Corporation (M) Berhad, a member of the Great Eastern Holdings Group. He joined the Company in 2002 and was appointed the CEO in 2007.

An engineer by qualification, he received his Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (now RMIT University), Australia and Masters of Science from Universiti Putra Malaysia.

He has also obtained his Fellowship in MII (FMII) from the Malaysian Insurance Institute in 2016.