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 here to go to the GIA Member Directory. 

 

 

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) 

Honorary Treasurer

  Mr A K Cher (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd) 

Members

  Mr Christian Sandric (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte Ltd)

 

  Mr Kevin Leong   (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd) 

 

  Mr Jimmy Tong (Great Eastern General Insurance Limited) 

 

  Mr Chang Sucheng (Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd) 

 

  Mr Craig Ellis (MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.)

 

  Mr Andrew Yeo (NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited)

 

  Sompo Insurance Singapore Pte Ltd

Agents' Registration Board

Chairman

Mr A K Cher (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd) 

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 Bill O'Connell (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

 Deputy Convenor

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

 Members

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

 

  Ms Hayley Yap (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)

 

  Mr Shawn Ngo ( Sompo 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 XL)

 

  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 Alan W. James (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte Ltd)

 

  Mr Sam Ladbury (Chubb Insurance Singapore Limited)

 

  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 Ronak Shah (Professional Liability Underwriting Society Asia)

 

Public Relations Committee

Convenor

  AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte Ltd 

Members

  Ms Clare Anthuvan (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 Jennine Ang (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 Nick Wong (EQ Insurance Company Limited)

 

  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)

                       

Workgroups

 

Construction & Engineering Workgroup 

Chairman

  Mr Brendan Dunlea (QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd) 

 Members

  Mr Teo Cher How (Allianz Global Corporate Specialty SE Singapore)

 

  Ms Wong Yoon Chien (Jardine Lloyd Thompson Asia Pte Ltd)

 

  Mr Tony Chapman (Charles Taylor Adjusting) 

 

  Mr Dean West (AXA XL)

 

Finance & Tax Workgroup 

Chairman

  Mr Jason Tan (Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd)

Deputy Chairman

  Mr Adrian Chua (Sompo Insurance Pte Ltd)

Members

  Ms Ng Hwee Kwan (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte Ltd) 

 

  Ms Kathy Wong (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte Ltd) 

 

  Mr Gino De Guzman  (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd) 

 

  Ms Vivian Tjong (Cigna Europe Insurance Co S.A. - N.V., Singapore Branch) 

 

  Mr Tan Cheng Khiang (Etiqa Insurance Pte. Ltd.) 

 

  Ms Vanessa Teo (Great American Insurance Company, Singapore Branch) 

 

  Ms Clara Low (NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited)

 

  Ms Tan Cheok Sin (Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd) 

 

Medical Insurance Workgroup 

Chairman

  Ms April Chang (Cigna Europe Insurance Co S.A. - N.V., Singapore Branch)

Vice-Chairman

  Dr Ho Woon Yang (Raffles Health Insurance Pte. Ltd.)

Members

  Mr Julien Tardivat (Aetna Insurance Company Limited (Singapore Branch))

 

  Ms Jolene Chua (AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte Ltd)

 

  Ms Juliet Khew (AXA Insurance Pte Ltd)

 

  Mr Eric Tan (China Taiping Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.)  

 

  Ms Julie Lim (Cigna Europe Insurance Co S.A. - N.V., Singapore Branch))

 

  Ms Roslin Lim (EQ Insurance Company Limited)

 

  Mr Lim Tien Yung (FWD Singapore Pte Ltd)

 

  Mr Saibal Bhattacharya (FWD Singapore Pte Ltd) 

 

  Mr Colin Chu (Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd) 

 

  Mr Daren Ng (MSIG Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.)

 

  Ms Susan Ong (NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited)

 

  Mr Ronnie Tan (QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd) 

 

  Ms Christine Wee (Zurich Insurance Company Ltd (Singapore Branch) 

 

Political Risk & Trade Credit Workgroup 

Chairman

  Mr Sam Ladbury (Chubb Insurance Singapore Limited)

Vice-Chairman

  Mr Edmund Arghand (Zurich Insurance Company Limited) 

Members

  Mr Martin Phelan (Aspen Insurance UK Limited, Singapore Branch) 

 

  Mr Mark Houghton (AXA XL)

 

  Mr Barry Robinson (QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd) 

 

  Ms Jamie Taylor (Talbot Risk Services Pte Ltd) 

 

  Mr Edmund Lee (Tokio Marine Klin)

 

  Mr Tim Warren (Zurich Insurance Company 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

Member                      Mr Karl Hamann (GIA President)

 

International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI)

Representation            Mr Michael Gourlay (Marine Insurance Committee Convenor)