Established in 1966, the General Insurance Association of Singapore (GIA) works to make all aspects of insurance easier and more effective for consumers, agents and insurance companies in Singapore.

As a Trade Association, GIA's role is to be active in the business community representing the interests of its member companies. GIA helps identify emerging trends and responds to issues affecting the General Insurance industry. It seeks to promote the overall growth and development of the General Insurance sector in Singapore.

GIA encompasses all non-life insurance companies transacting business in Singapore. We are also constantly in the process of improving and achieving our mission and structure to ensure that we continue to meet the business needs of our member companies.

Click to view GIA’s Annual Reports and Audit Reports.

 

 

The Singapore General Insurance Code of Practice

The aim of the Code of Practice is to provide clear and consistent standards for the general insurance industry so that a better and more informed relationship between general insurers and their policyholders can be established, thereby improving policyholders’ confidence and trust in the general insurance industry.

Click to view The Singapore General Insurance Code of Practice

 

 

GIA 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 GIA members. The Management Committee gives the GIA the direction it needs to develop the Singapore insurance industry.

 

Members of the Management Committee (2018-2020)

 

President                      Mr Karl Hamann (QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd)

Vice-President             Ms Stella Tan (Sompo Insurance Singapore Pte. Ltd.)

Honorary Secretary     Mr Andrew Lim (Great Eastern General Insurance Limited)

Honorary Treasurer     Ms Claudia Salem (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte. Ltd.)

Members                       Mr Leo Costes (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                        Mr Chang Sucheng (Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                        Mr Michael Gourlay (MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.)

                                        Mr Pui Phusangmook (NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited)

                                        Mr A K Cher (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd)

 

Agents' Registration Board

Chairperson                Mr Andrew Lim (Great Eastern General Insurance Limited)

Members                     Mr Choong Wing King (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte. Ltd.)

                                      Mr Patrick Peck (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                      Mr Kelvin Lim (HL Assurance Pte. Ltd)

                                      Mr Peh Chee Keong (NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited)

                                      Ms Koh Yen Yen (Sompo Insurance Singapore Pte. Ltd.)

                                      Ms Joanne Huang (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd)

 

Standing Committees

 

Education & Talent Development Committee

Convenor                    Ms Stella Tan (Sompo Insurance Singapore Pte. Ltd.)

Deputy Convenor       Mr Michael Garrison (Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd (Singapore Branch))

Members                    Ms Tessi Chan (Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE Singapore Branch)

                                     Ms Priya Shahane (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Ms Lydia Wee (Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore)

                                     Mr Pavlos Spyropoulos (Lloyd’s of London (Asia) Pte Ltd)

                                     Ms Karine Kam (Singapore College of Insurance)

 

Insurance Fraud Committee

Convenor                    Mr Chang Sucheng (Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd)

Members                    Mr Mohamad Nazri Ahmad (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte. Ltd.) 

                                     Mr Vincent Ho (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Jon Tay (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Andy Foo (Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Miguel Piombo (Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Jason Sim (MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.)

                                     Mr Norman Bay (NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited)

                                     Mr Dominick Ho (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd)

                                     Mr Jayadas Kandiah (QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd)

CAD                             Mr Jeffrey Ng

CAD                             Mr Johnny Sim

 

Marine Insurance Committee

Convenor                    Mr Michael Gourlay (MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.)

Members                    Mr Simon Stonehouse (Asia Capital Reinsurance Group Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Pierre Chevalier (Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE)

                                     Mr Sundeep Khera (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr David Lim (Brit Global Specialty Singapore Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Paul Hackett (Canopius Asia Pte. Ltd.)

                                     Mr Richard Kuek (Gurbani & Co LLC)

                                     Mr Kenneth Chia (Singapore Maritime Foundation)

                                     Mr Rama Chandran (QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd)

 

Motor Committee

Convenor                    Mr Pui Phusangmook (NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited)

Deputy Convenor       Mr Sam Tan (MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.)

Members                    Ms Annie Chong (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte. Ltd.)

                                     Ms Lily Chua (Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd (Singapore Branch))

                                     Ms Khor Saw Theng (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Alvino Kor (Aviva Ltd)

                                     Mr Charlie Neo (ERGO Insurance Pte. Ltd)

                                     Ms Jelly Chua (Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Mekavathanan Sarangapani (India International Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Ms Jenny Pe (NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited)

                                     Mr Leonard Ang (QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Alvin Tan (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd)

 

 Property & Casualty Committee

Convenor                    Mr Leo Costes (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd)

Members                    Mr Kwek Joo Chuan (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Lim Keng Hong (Great Eastern General Insurance Limited)

                                     Mr Kenneth Lim (HL Assurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Tham Kok Hao (QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Mark Houghton (XL Catlin)

 

Public Relations Committee

Convenor                    Ms Claudia Salem (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte. Ltd.)

Members                    Ms Karen Ottey (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte. Ltd.)

                                     Ms Diane Yap (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Ms Christine Kam (QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd)

                                     Ms Tan Reayun (Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd)

 

Work Injury Compensation (WIC) Committee

Convenor                    Mr A K Cher (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd)

Members                    Ms Debra Burford (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Ms Lisa Marbon (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                     Mr Ng Kok Hee (Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd (Singapore Branch))

                                     Mr Norman Ngai (Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance)

                                     Mr Ryan Tan (MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.)

                                     Ms Lee Li Li (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd)

                                     Ms Rachel Pu (QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd)

 

GIA Representatives Sitting On External Committees

 

Motor Insurers' Bureau (MIB) 

Chairperson                   Mr A K Cher (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd)

Councillors                     Mr Jegaprakash Yogarajah (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte. Ltd.)

                                         Ms Shirley Tan (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                         Mr Mekavathanan Sarangapani (India International Insurance Pte Ltd)

                                         Mr Sam Tan (MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.)

                                         Mr Eddie Loke (NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited)

Alternate Councillors   Ms Jenny Pe (NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited)

                                         Ms Alanna Frances Lean Saw Kin (Land Transport Authority)

 

East Asian Insurance Congress (EAIC)

Executive Board         Mr Karl Hamann (GIA President)

 

ASEAN Insurance Council

Members                     Mr Karl Hamann (GIA President)

 

International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI)

Representation            Mr Michael Gourlay (Marine Insurance Committee Convenor)