Julian was appointed Regional Chief Executive Officer, Asia in 2022. He leads and delivers the strategic direction of Honan Insurance Group’s retail, wholesale and reinsurance businesses.
He has been stationed in Singapore for the past eight years, working with international broking firms Aon and Lockton Re, before joining Honan Asia which serves clients across the APAC region.
Originally from Australia, with over sixteen years’ experience in the wider insurance/reinsurance industries, Julian leads a youthful and fast paced team.
Cassaundra joined Honan in early 2018 and is the Regional Head of Employee Benefits in Honan Asia. She oversees the growth and management of the Employee Benefits portfolio, develops client strategies, and builds strategic relationships with partners. She has experience with both local and international benefit programs. Before joining Honan, she held positions in communication, marketing, and business development.
Cassaundra is an avid traveller and is passionate about tennis and fomula 1.
Jennifer joined Honan in 2020, managing and servicing the Global Corporate General Insurance Portfolio for Honan Asia. In her current position as Head of Corporate Asia, she is responsible for strategy, business development and relationship management of the wider Corporate Team.
Jennifer has over 10 years of experience working in the insurance sector and before joining Honan, she was a Liability Underwriter at Lloyd’s of London. She holds a BSc in Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Sciences and is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII)
She is a keen runner and enjoys exploring Asia and the region.
Thomas Russell has over 10 years’ experience in insurance across a broad range of roles from account manager to his current position managing the Wholesale and Placement division of Honan Asia. He specialises in creating bespoke General Insurance and Reinsurance placements that utilise local and international markets to secure the most competitive solutions for insureds and cedents.
Nancy has over 20 years of experience in Employee Benefits insurance. As the Director for Employee Benefits, she is responsible for developing new business opportunities and servicing large accounts. Nancy started her career as an underwriter and later moved to broking. With her broad experience and contacts in the Employee Benefits space, she is able to arrange insurance programs that are comprehensive, adequate, and competitively priced. She also consults and provides advice to clients on claims matters.
James joined Honan in March 2022 as a Service Manager and is now the Growth Leader in the Employee Benefits Division, responsible for developing new channel partners and areas of growth in the Singapore market. Prior to joining Honan, James worked for an Independent Financial Advisory Firm (iFA) as a Manager in the CEO’s Office and subsequently as a Portfolio Manager servicing clients end-to-end in both Employee Benefits and Corporate Insurance.
As a Senior Client Manager, Jacqueline is responsible for stewardship of key clients and business development across our domestic corporate portfolio. With over 15 years of experience in the General Insurance Industry, she has demonstrated experience with handling insurance renewals and setting up insurance programs for the logistics and education sector. Understanding your business operation and finding the appropriate insurance solution is what Jacqueline enjoys most about her job.
Outside of work, Jacqueline loves to travel and she is a keen cook on the weekends.
As a Service Executive Employee Benefits, Syafiq has experience in the insurance industry with both local and international insurers, servicing customers and managing claims. Always prioritising his clients’ needs and keeping their best interests in mind.
Syafiq loves building and maintaining positive relationships with his clients. He is dedicated in providing excellent customer service, committed to working hard, and improving himself each day.
Football, boxing and formula 1 fuels Syafiq’s passion outside of work.
Jun Han joined Honan in 2022 after having worked in the life insurance space for more than four years. As a Client Executive Jan Hun focusses on analysing corporate client’s risk portfolios, placement and business development. Always with the aim to build long-lasting relationships and to provide exceptional service.
Jun Han is an avid dog lover and big fan of extreme sports such as Formula 1 racing.
Eng Kit leads the Honan Claims Team in Asia and has demonstrated experience in handling insurance claims. He uses his 20 years of experience in the insurance industry to make sure the claims process runs efficiently and smoothly for each insurance class, think Property, Casualty, Specialty and Employee Benefits. Eng Kit applies his knowledge through the entire claims cycle, helping clients with claims resolution, policy coverage and interpretation, claims analysis and risk management.
Meng Chuan joined Honan in early 2016, assuming different roles in Employee Benefits claims. In his current position as Assistant Claims Manager, he assists the Head of Claims to oversee the Asia claims team.
With over 8-years of experience within the claims servicing field, Meng Chuan knows how to get the best possible outcome from a policy for his clients.
Simon joined Honan Asia mid 2022 as a Financial Controller. In his current position Simon oversees the finance team in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
Prior to joining Honan, Simon spent 10 years in various Big4 and mid-tier accounting firms as an external auditor specialised in industries such as Financial Services, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, Services, and Trading as well as shared services centres.
Chloe joined Honan in November 2022 as an Assistant Finance Manager after having worked in finance for more than 15 years assuming different roles from External Auditor to overseeing the finance and accounting functions of the Singapore division of a large company. Chloe is a member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).
Over the last 25 years, Jasmin has been involved in building unmatched teams, driving profitability, delivery of broking excellence whilst acquiring a unique blend of specialisation in Financial Specialties Risk Solutions for various industry verticals especially Financial Institutions, Oil and Gas, Manufacturers, Healthcare. This includes managing complex claims. Jasmin has lead product innovation milestones in Malaysia particularly for Transactional Risks (M&A’s, IPOs), Financial Lines Risks, Credit Risks, Cyber Risks, Medical Malpractice Risks, amongst other related liability risks.
Building on our strong foundations, as CEO of MP Honan - a joint venture between MP Insurance Broker Sdn Bhd and Honan Malaysia, Jasmin leads our integration of the Honan brand and drives our strategic growth by strengthening capabilities, partnerships and fostering new relationships in Malaysia. Jasmin focuses with her team to ‘Make Malaysia Matter More’ mirroring the Honan mission, vision, and core values.
Chermaine has over 20 years of experience in Project Management, Client Relationship Management, and Operational Management.
Within her role, she has a focus on complex placement strategies and customer experience and she is passionate about building and fostering client relationships and increasing client engagement.
Chermaine joined MP Honan in 2021, heading the Property and Casualty team. She works closely with her team delivering advice and solutions to clients. Her team also synergizes with cross-selling to develop growth for new business
Ummi has over 12 years of experience in the insurance industry with vast expertise in managing insurance and reinsurance placements, specifically for Large Specialized Risks (LSR). In her role, she also focuses on client service, claims and business growth. Before joining MP Honan, Ummi worked for a number of insurance and reinsurance companies which helped her create long-lasting connections within the industry.
Lilianna joined Honan in late 2022 as a Senior Manager in Professional & Executive Risks. She has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years, assuming roles in broking and underwriting. In her current role, she oversees the Professional & Executives Risks (Financial Lines) portfolios of multi-nationals, large Malaysian corporates and Financial Institutions industry.
Lilianna's passion is baking and has been a great influence throughout her life.
Aziz has been in the insurance industry for 30 years, handling portfolios of multinationals and large Malaysian corporates. He has a demonstrated experience in the construction, manufacturing & service, oil & gas and marine industry. His role encompasses risk management, consultation, designing policies, processing claims, and placement of insurance.
Shariff has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years and is well-versed with the delivery of professional broking services encompassing risk management and consultation, design, negotiation and placement of insurance programs. His extensive experience culminates in 20 years in the insurance industry, handling portfolios of multinationals and large Malaysian corporates in Oil & Gas industry, Manufacturing & Service Industry and large Construction Projects.
He heads a dedicated team of insurance professionals in developing and managing insurance portfolios of various large Malaysian corporate and multi-national clients.
Honan Insurance Group Pty Ltd is now fully owned by Marsh Pty Ltd. To find out more, speak to your broker or read the announcement