Board of Directors

Antony Lee Fook Weng – Chairman | Non-Independent Director

Antony Lee Fook Weng

Chairman | Non-Independent Director 
(CEO, AIG Malaysia Insurance Berhad)

Antony has been in the insurance sector for over 20 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 and ERM | Non-Independent Director

Ng Kok Kheng

Deputy Chairman | Convenor, Finance and ERM | Non-Independent Director 
(CEO, Great Eastern General Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad)

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.

Zakri Khir – Convenor, Regulatory & Industry Development | Non-Independent Director

Zakri Khir

Convenor, Regulatory & Industry Development | Non-Independent Director 
(CEO, Allianz Malaysia Berhad)
(CEO, Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Berhad)

Zakri Khir has a long and distinguished career in the insurance industry spanning more than 30 years. Prior to his employment with the Group, he was the General Manager of The American Malaysian Insurance Berhad.

He joined Allianz Malaysia in 2000 as the Head of Industrial Business and was subsequently appointed as the Head of the Technical Division in 2004. He was Head of the Operations Division of Allianz General before he assumed his current position as the CEO of Allianz General in December 2010. On 3 September 2014, he assumed the role of CEO of Allianz Malaysia Berhad. He obtained his Fellowship in MII (FMII) from the Malaysian Insurance Institute in 2017.

Steve Crouch – Convenor, Public Relations/CSR | Non-Independent Director

Steve Crouch

Convenor, Public Relations/CSR | Non-Independent Director
(Country President, Chubb Insurance Malaysia Berhad)

Mr. Crouch is the Country President of Chubb in Malaysia. In 2011, he oversaw the merger of Chubb (formerly known as ACE) and Jerneh Insurance Berhad and was instrumental in the successful integration of both companies in the following year.

Mr. Crouch has both the breadth and depth of experience in the insurance industry, with a career spanning more than 25 years which includes a variety of management positions in leading broking institutions and insurance firms.

Before his appointment as the Country President of Chubb in Malaysia, he was the Chief Operating Officer for Chubb in Asia Pacific (ACE Asia Pacific) responsible for the strategic development and the financial performance for Chubb’s businesses located in the region.

Prior to that, he was the Country President of Chubb in Australia & New Zealand where he was responsible for the operations and business development activities of Chubb’s key business lines. Between 2006 – 2007, he was the Country President of Chubb’s operations in Hong Kong.

Mr. Crouch is a member of the PIAM (General Insurance Association of Malaysia) Management Committee and the Chairman of the association’s PR sub-committee, a position he helms since 2013.

Additionally, since 2016, he has been the Council Chairman and Investment Committee Chairman of the Malaysian Motor Insurance Pool (MMIP), a collective set-up by the local insurance companies to provide motor insurance to vehicle owners who are unable to obtain insurance protection for their vehicles.

Zainudin Ishak – Convenor, Education/HRD | Non-Independent Director

Zainudin Ishak

Convenor, Education/HRD | Non-Independent Director
(President and CEO, Malaysian Reinsurance Berhad)

Zainudin Ishak is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Reinsurance Berhad, a position he has held since April 2015. He holds an Associateship of Malaysian Insurance Institute (AMII). He has accumulated over 30 years of experience in insurance industry covering a range of business and functional roles earned in various capacities in the domestic and multinational corporations in Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, inclusive 14 years stint as CEO.

He has also served as the Chairman of Malaysian Takaful Association from 2012 to 2015. In addition to his current role, he also sits on board of Financial Park Labuan, Malaysian Re (Dubai) Ltd and Management Committee of PIAM (General Insurance Association of Malaysia).

Noor Muzir bin Mohamed Kassim – Non-Independent Director

Noor Muzir bin Mohamed Kassim

Non-Independent Director 
(CEO, Pacific & Orient Insurance Co. Berhad)

Encik Muzir is currently the CEO of Pacific & Orient Insurance Co. Berhad, a subsidiary of Pacific & Orient Berhad. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics & Accounting from The City University of London, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Insurance and a Chartered Banker with the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.

Encik Muzir has worked in banks for more than 25 years, in various senior roles. He has experience in Product Management, Strategic Planning, Distribution, Marketing, Consumer Risk Management, and Treasury.

Chris Kurinsky – Non-Independent Director

Chris Kurinsky

Non-Independent Director 
(CEO, QBE Insurance (Malaysia) 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 has been a member of PIAM Management Committee since 2018 and was the Convenor for PIAM’s Accident, Health & Others Sub-committee. He is also a member of MII Professional Membership Council.

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 – Non-Independent Director

Kong Shu Yin

Non-Independent Director
(Managing Director/CEO, RHB Insurance Berhad)

Kong Shu Yin was appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of RHB Insurance Berhad on 13 March 2011. His responsibilities include managing and growing RHB Banking Group’s insurance business.

He has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance business during which he has worked with one of the largest insurers in Malaysia in various capacities including as a CEO. He has acquired experience in the Thailand and Indonesian insurance markets.

Kong Shu Yin holds a degree in Civil Engineering from University of Malaya, Malaysia and is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and the Malaysian Insurance Institute. He also the Chairman of ISM Insurance Services Berhad and a Member of Management Committee, Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia (PIAM).

William Foo – Non-Independent Director

William Foo

Non-Independent Director 
(CEO, Tune Insurance Malaysia Berhad)

William has more than 28 years of experience in general insurance industry and is the CEO of Tune Insurance Malaysia Berhad. Prior to this appointment, William served with a multinational insurer since 2008 where he has held numerous roles including distribution management, marketing and operations before being promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Malaysian operation in 2014. His proven track record has led him to receive internal recognitions and awards. He is also a Director of ISM Insurance Services Malaysia Berhad.

William holds a Bachelor of Management with Honours from Universiti Sains Malaysia.  He is an Associate of The Malaysian Insurance Institute (AMII), a Senior Associate CIP (Certified Insurance Professional) of The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF), as well as a member of Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC).

Jeremy Lee – Independent Director

Jeremy Lee

Independent Director 

Jeremy Lee was appointed as an Independent Director of the PIAM Board on 2 July 2020. He is a partner at SKRINE in their Regulatory Compliance and Financial Institution Practice Group.

Jeremy has more than 30 years of experience in central banking, particularly in regulating and supervising the banking and insurance industry in Malaysia. He retired from Bank Negara Malaysia in May 2019 as the Director of the Consumer and Market Conduct Department. His previous senior positions include the Director of the Financial Intelligence and Enforcement Department and the General Counsel of Bank Negara Malaysia.