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.

Ng Kok Kheng - Deputy Chairman/Convenor, Finance & ERM

Ng Kok Kheng

Deputy Chairman/Convenor, Finance and ERM
(CEO, Great Eastern General Insurance (Malaysia) Bhd)

Kok Kheng is the Chief Executive Officer of Great Eastern General Insurance (Malaysia) 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.

Eric Chang - Convenor, Digitalisation & Technology

Eric Chang

Convenor, Digitalisation and Technology 
(CEO, AIA General Berhad)

Eric Chang is the Chief Executive Officer of AIA General Berhad. He was appointed to lead AIA Malaysia’s general insurance business which comprises motor, personal accident and commercial insurance, on 1 July 2018. Before taking on this role, he was the life insurer’s Chief Marketing Officer.

A communications specialist by training, Eric has built an impressive portfolio in the marketing, communications and digital fields, having worked in the FMCG and financial services industries in Malaysia as well as across several international markets including the UK and Hong Kong.

He returned to Malaysia in March 2013 after years of working abroad, to head up the Brand and Digital department in AIA. He played an instrumental role in building and promoting the AIA brand and its values among the company’s key stakeholders and the community. Besides leading the delivery of many successful and effective marketing campaigns including for AIA Vitality, he also spearheaded AIA Malaysia’s digital transformation strategy which resulted in the launch of the company’s new and much improved website, customer self-service portal and online purchase channel. He was subsequently promoted to the Chief Marketing Officer role in March 2017.

Derek Roberts - Convenor, Claims Management

Derek Roberts

Convenor, Claims Management
(CEO, AmGeneral Insurance Berhad)

Derek brings with him 13 years of professional experience in the insurance industry as well as from financial institution related organisations in Johannesburg, New York, London and Sydney.

Before joining AmGeneral Insurance, he led a large transformational change programme within the claims operation of Insurance Australia Group’s (IAG) Direct Insurance Division in Australia. Prior to that, Derek was Chief Financial Officer for a joint venture within IAG.

Derek holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Science from the University of Cape Town, South Africa and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is also a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).

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.

Defne Turkes - Convenor, Regulatory & Industry Development

Defne Turkes

Convenor, Regulatory & Industry Development
(CEO, Liberty Insurance Berhad)

Defne is the Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Insurance Berhad and has been with Liberty Malaysia since January 2018. Prior to her current role, Defne was the Country President of Liberty Sigorta in Turkey. She initially joined Liberty Sigorta in 2006 and was the Chief Financial Officer of Liberty Sigorta for six years and later worked as Assistant General Manager responsible for Sales and Marketing before taking on the Country President role. Prior to joining Liberty, Defne has held management positions at Ernst & Young and Global Securities, both in Turkey, where she worked on several M&A and privatization projects. Defne is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Management from Bogazici University, Turkey.

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.

K.G. Krishnamoorthy Rao - Convenor, Motor

K.G. Krishnamoorthy Rao

Convenor, Motor
(CEO, MPI Generali Insurans Berhad)

Krishnamoorthy Rao is an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience,starting his insurance career as a Risk Engineer.Prior to joining us in Malaysia, he was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officerof Future Generali India Insurance Company limited (FGll) since 2009. Before the MD and CEO position in FGll, Krishnamoorthy Rao was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Underwriting Officer for 3 years in FGll.

Krishnamoorthy Rao has a breath of experience with rich experience from previous employments namely Bajaj Allianz, Dhabol Power Company,TATA AIG Risk Management Services,National Insurance Co Ltd and Indian Space Research Organisation.He is a graduate in Engineering and Fellow of Insurance Institute of India. Krishnamoorthy Rao joined the PIAM Management Committee as a member effective from 24″ April 2019.

Chris Kurinsky - Convenor, Accident, Health and Others

Chris Kurinsky

Convenor, Accident, Health and Others
(CEO, QBE Insurance (M) Berhad)

Christopher Paul Kurinsky was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of QBE Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad in August 2017.

Prior to this appointment, Chris was the Head of Sales and Marketing, Consumer Lines in Chubb Insurance China from September 2016, where he was responsible for leading all new consumer lines projects in China in various distribution channels. Chris was also responsible for all aspects of the project including underwriting, product development, distribution channels, marketing and overall P&L responsibility.

Chris, previously served General Manager Consumer Lines at Ace Jerneh Insurance Berhad in Kuala Lumpur since May 2014. He was responsible for Ace Jerneh’s Consumer Lines success through various distributions, including Direct marketing, Brokerage, Travel, Bancassurance and Agency. Chris has more than 20 years leadership experience in underwriting and distribution including working in various roles in mainland China, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong and as well as the United States of America and Latin America.

Chris holds a Master of Business Administration from J.L. Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor Degree in Science in Finance. Chris is also a proficient speaker/writer of Spanish and has basic Mandarin speaking skills.

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.