Management Committee

GIA's Management Committee is responsible for charting the way forward for the association. The Committee determines the policies, initiatives and activities to adopt, in the interest of consumers and members. The Management Committee gives the GIA the direction it needs to develop the Singapore general insurance industry.

  • Mr Ronak Shah (QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd) - President

  • Mr Christian Sandric (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte. Ltd.) - Vice-President

  • Mr Jimmy Tong (Great Eastern General Insurance Limited) - Honorary Secretary)

  • Ms Joanne Huang (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd) - Honorary Treasurer

  • Mr Hicham Raissi (Allianz Insurance Singapore Pte Ltd)

  • Mr Khor Kee Eng (FWD Singapore Pte. Ltd.)

  • Mr Kaiwan Moradian (Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd)

  • Mr Mack Eng (MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.)

  • Mr Andrew Yeo (Income Insurance Limited)

Mr Ronak Shah (QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd)

President

Market Development Committee Convenor

Ronak joined QBE in June 2017 and is the Chief Executive Officer of QBE Singapore. He also heads the Financial, Professional and Casualty Lines business across Asia.
 
Ronak is based in Singapore and has more than 19 years of insurance experience from working in international insurance broking houses and insurance company in the United States and Singapore. He has underwriting and broking experience across all classes of Financial, Professional and Liability lines as well as Transactional Liability solutions which include Cyber Security Insurance, Medical Malpractice, Clinical Trials, Directors & Officers Liability, Professional Indemnity, Commercial Crime, Prospectus Liability, Multimedia Liability, Products Liability, Environmental Liability, CGL, Reps and Warranties and Tax Liability to name a few.
 
A strong believer in knowledge sharing, Ronak is also an active contributor of insurance related articles to various trade magazines, is a regular speaker at seminars and has conducted courses for various organizations across the region. He is also the Chairman of PLUS in Singapore.
 
Ronak holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Rochester, USA.

 

 

Mr Christian Sandric (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte Ltd)

Vice-President

Talent & Communications Committee Convenor

Christian Sandric has been appointed as President and CEO of AIG’s Singapore business. Prior to this new role, Christian was the head of Personal Insurance for AIG’s General Insurance business in Japan and Chairman of American Home Assurance (AHA) Japan. In this role, he was responsible for managing Auto, Accident & Health, and Personal Property product lines across direct and intermediated channels. He sat on the Board of Directors of AIG Japan Holdings, AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd., AHA, and AIG Advisors Korea.

During his 20-year career with AIG, Christian has held a series of leadership positions of increasing responsibility across multiple markets in the United States, Australia, Europe, and Asia. Before joining AIG, Mr. Sandric worked in the environmental conservation and regulatory field.

He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Conservation and International Affairs.

He is a dual citizen of the United States and France.

Mr Jimmy Tong (Great Eastern General Insurance Limited)

Agents' Registration Board Chairman

My Jimmy Tong joined Great Eastern in May 2016.  He leads and oversees the General and Group Insurance business across all markets in the Group. Jimmy has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and is a CFA Charter holder, 

Ms Joanne Huang (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd)

Honorary Treasurer

Mr Hicham Raissi (Allianz Insurance Singapore Pte Ltd)

 

Mr Khor Kee Eng (FWD Singapore Pte. Ltd.)

 

Mr Kaiwan Moradian (Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd)

Motor Committee Convenor

Kaiwan was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Liberty Singapore and President of Asia Market (Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) in August 2021.

Kaiwan has been with Liberty since 2006 and, most recently, was the Global Retail Market (GRM) East Region CFO for 4 years. He has been instrumental in architecting and executing the GRM East strategic plan and financial priorities to enable the region to achieve its profit and growth aspirations.

Kaiwan brings broad experience and in-depth understanding of the insurance value chain with his functional roles spanning across Claims, Customer Care, CX Design, Advanced Analytics and Finance. In addition, he is a strong advocate for Digital Transformation, Innovation and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion within Liberty Insurance.

Kaiwan holds a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai and is a Certified Public Accountant with the State of Washington, USA.

Mr Mack Eng (MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd)

As the Chief Executive Officer, Mack is responsible for driving the profitable growth and success of MSIG’s business in Singapore.

Prior to his appointment, he was the Executive Vice President of MSIG Asia and Head of the Global Digital HUB in Singapore, leading the development of the regional business and digital strategies.

Mack has 30 years of experience having held various senior local and regional management roles in the insurance industry. Before MSIG, Mack was Chief Executive Officer with two other general insurers, and was the Head of Strategy & Transformation (Medical) with a leading life insurer.

Under his leadership, his previous companies attained several prestigious awards such as SPRING Singapore’s Service Quality Class & Service Class, Excellent Service Award (Association of Banks), HR Vendor Bronze Award and Enabling Employee Award.

He graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (USA) in Business Marketing (Honours) and was awarded IBF Fellow (Institute of Banking & Finance, Singapore). He is also an associate of CII (Chartered Insurance Institute, UK); Fellow of Life Management Institute (LOMA, USA), Associate of Customer Service (LOMA, USA) and has a diploma in Direct Marketing (Credit) from the Institute of Direct Marketing, London and completed the Certificate of Digital Insurance (The Digital Insurer).

Mr Andrew Yeo (Income Insurance Limited)

Insurance Fraud Committee Convenor

Andrew assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Income on 1 June 2019.

Prior to his appointment as CEO, Andrew was the General Manager of Life & Health Insurance at Income. Under his stewardship, the life and health business enjoyed renewed vigour and expanded its distribution reach to offer greater customer accessibility via organic and digitalisation initiatives, enabling Income to better cater to the evolving demands of customers in the digital age at different stages of their lives.

A seasoned professional in the insurance industry, Andrew held key leadership roles in Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Vietnam with AIA, Mercer, Great Eastern and Prudential before he joined Income in 2015. His business experience cuts across diverse disciplines which range from distribution and business development to operations and information technology.

Leveraging his industry know-how and tapping his rich local and regional experiences, Andrew is adapt at driving business growth by seamlessly and effectively integrating distribution with other business components such as analytics, marketing, product development and operations.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honours) from the University of Glasgow and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Singapore Institute of Management. He is also a fellow at the Life Management Institute.

Andrew is married with two young children.