HEAD OF MARINE
ASIA CAPITAL REINSURANCE GROUP PTE LTD
Simon is an insurance industry veteran with three decades of marine underwriting experience, and is a familiar name to the international marine insurance market and the shipping ...read more community. He currently leads the development of Asia Capital Re’s marine portfolio. He is one of the founding members of the Marine Insurance Committee, managed by the General Insurance Association of Singapore. He serves on the advisory panel of the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF), Singapore Shipping Association Insurance & Legal committee and on the Korean Register of Shipping South East Asian Committee. He the founding member of the IUMI (International Union of Marine Insurance) Salvage Forum which represents insurer’s interest in Salvage and General Average.
Previously from the Brit Syndicate at Lloyd’s. A former chairman of the Joint Hull Committee representing the London market’s marine hull insurers, Simon also served on the Joint War Committee. ..read less
HEAD MARINE & AVIATION REINSURANCE ASIA
SWISS RE ASIA PTE. LTD
Priscilla began her career in the industry in 1998 as a Regional Marine Hull underwriter in the Singapore Branch of a large Norwegian marine insurance company, ...read more Vesta Forsakringar AS, after university graduation.
Priscilla subsequently joined Willis Re Marine specialist reinsurance team in 2001 and built her career in this specialty field of Marine & Upstream Energy over fifteen years, during which she spent seven years with the Global Marine & Energy Specialty team at Willis Re head office in London as a specialist broker advocating Asian and Brazilian clients in all markets especially the London market. Priscilla was promoted to Executive Director in 2010, and progressed further in her management role and responsibility within the Willis Re Marine Specialty division, particularly after her relocation back to Singapore in 2012. She headed up and focused on the development of the specialism for Marine & Offshore Energy Treaty business for Willis Re’s Asia book, with full production, management and operational responsibilities for the region.
With the passion to continuously upgrade and challenge herself Priscilla joined Swiss Re Singapore in late 2015 as the hub head for the Asia-Pacific Marine & Upstream Energy division, and included regional responsibility for Aviation & Space classes of business since July 2018.
Priscilla graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor Degree (Merit) in Business Administration having majored in Banking and Finance, and attained her ACII qualification in 2004. ..read less
MESSRS. TOMMY THOMAS
Court Member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), since July 2018.
Court Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration since ...read more July 2019.
Qualified in 1988 with a First Class Honours degree in law from the University of Wales, Cardiff, and in 1991 with a LLM from the University of Cambridge. Conferred a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 2008, upon completion of study at Keble College Oxford.
Regularly appointed as Arbitrator in international, regional and domestic references on commercial, international trade and shipping disputes.
Practicing law in Malaysia since 1991, focused on corporate insolvency, commercial and shipping litigation and disputes. Represents diverse Malaysian and foreign corporations and commercial interests. Headed the legal team in the arrest of, recovery and judicial sale of the superyacht Equanimity. Involved in over 100 shipping In Rem and In Personam actions, including arrest of ships, charterparty, cargo, international trade, documentary credit, marine insurance, and bunkering disputes; and collision, shipyard and port claims.
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb).
Member of Panel of Arbitrators of Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) (formerly known as KLRCA), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Singapore Chambers of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), The American Arbitration Association International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC), Supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA).
Founding President of the International Malaysian Society of Maritime Law (IMSML). Chair of the Shipping and Admiralty Law Committee of the Malaysian Bar Council.
Country reporter for Malaysia to the Asia Pacific Arbitration Reporter of Singapore (2014 - 2017). Coauthor of the Admiralty Chapter to Bullen & Leake & Jacob’s Malaysian Precedents of Pleadings.
Contributor to the Malaysian Chapter of “Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters” published by Hart Publishing in September 2019.
LEE YING YING
HEAD OF SPECIALTY DEPARTMENT
AIG MALAYSIA INSURANCE BERHAD
Ying Ying joined AIG Malaysia Insurance Berhad as the Head of Department for Marine and Trade Credit in April 2011. Prior to joining AIG, she was a the Marine Head of Department in Berjaya where she was responsible for the Marine, Aviation and Trade Credit portfolio for 4 years and before that with Hong Leong Assurance ...read morefor 3 years where she specialized in developing the marine cargo and marine hull market for Agency and Corporate businesses. She brings with her 19 years of experience in the insurance industry, specializing in Marine Insurance, specifically Marine Cargo and Marine Liability. Ying Ying holds a Bachelor Degree in Management from Northern University of Malaysia and is an Associate member of Malaysian Institute of Insurance. ...read less
JEREMY M JOSEPH
JOSEPH & PARTNERS
Jeremy M. Joseph is the Principal partner of Messrs Joseph and Partners. In recognition of his expertise, competence, knowledge and achievements in maritime law, Legal 500 and Chambers Asia have acknowledged him for eleven (11) consecutive years (2009 to 2020) as a leading Malaysian shipping lawyer....read moreJeremy received a British High Commissioner’s Chevening Scholarship Award in 1996 after which he proceeded to the University of Southampton, England where he obtained a Master of Law degree (LL.M) in 1997.
He was an Associate at Holman Fenwick Willan’s Singapore office between 1998 and 2002. Later, he was a partner at Joseph Tan Jude Benny’s Malaysian Associate office, between 2002 and 2009. Having garnered over 10 years’ experience, Jeremy founded Messrs. Joseph and Partners in 2010....read less
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT MARINE&SPECIALTY
MSIG INSURANCE (HONG KONG) LIMITED
Timothy Lee has over 25 years’ experience in marine insurance. He started as a management trainee in the World-Wide Shipping Group, one of the largest shipowners then in Hong Kong.
Timothy was then appointed as the Director of Marine & Logistics of Aon Hong Kong ...read more Limited Timothy Lee has over 25 years’ experience in marine insurance. He started as a management trainee in the World-Wide Shipping Group, one of the largest shipowners then in Hong Kong. Timothy was then appointed as the Director of Marine & Logistics of Aon Hong Kong Limited.
Since May 2017, Timothy has joined MS Amlin Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. as the Senior Underwriter of Hull, Yacht & Marine Liability, responsible for underwriting marine hull, yacht & liability risks, managing a profitable marine portfolio and developing marine business and as marine resource for North Asia region including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea.
Beginning from January 2020, Timothy started his current role at MSIG HK, with the management responsibility to support and develop an even more robust, diversified & sustainable marine portfolio including hull, yacht and cargo.
Timothy currently is also serving as :
- Vice Chairman of Marine Insurance Association at Hong Kong Federation of Insurers (HKFI)
- Board Member of Hong Kong Maritime Services Training Board (MSTB)
- Board Member of Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board (HKMPB)
- Board Member of Hong Kong Export Credit Insurance Corporation (HKECIC) Advisory Board
- Executive Committee and Vice Chairman of International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI)
RICHARD TURNER, FCII
INTERNATIONAL UNION OF MARINE INSURANCE E.V.(IUMI)
Richard has worked in insurance for 37 years, and for virtually all of that time, exclusively in marine insurance.
He has worked at the highest leadership level in the Marine insurance sector and in multi-specialty lines.
Most recently,...read more he was CEO of RSA Luxembourg (until January 2020) and prior to that, head of RSA’s European Specialty lines business from 2017 onwards.
Earlier in his career, he ran the London Market Marine operation of RSA, and then its wider UK & European Marine business. Between 2012 and 2016, he was Global Marine Director at RSA.S
Richard was elected President of the International Union of Marine Insurance in 2018, having previously served on IUMI’s Executive Committee from 2011 to 2015....read less