Insuretech Connect Asia 2023

Chris Wei

Chris Wei

Chairman, Blue Insurance Company of Hong Kong; Former Global Chairman, Aviva Digital & Executive Chairman, Aviva Asia, Blue Insurance Company of Hong Kong
Chris currently serves as Chairman of Blue Hong Kong, and is Director and Chairman Emeritus of the Executive Council of the International Insurance Society (IIS). From October 2014 to June 2021, Chris was Global Chairman for Aviva Digital and Executive Chairman for Aviva Asia, where he led Aviva Group!s global drive in digital, and worked closely with senior leaders on setting strategic directions and managing the operations of Aviva across Asia. Before joining Aviva, Chris was Group CEO and Executive Director of Great Eastern Holdings Ltd (listed on SGX) and many of its key subsidiaries from February 2011. During his tenure, Chris was responsible for successfully growing the company!s business and further entrenching its leadership position in its home markets of Singapore and Malaysia. Chris also served as Deputy Chairman of Lion Global Investors (a leading South-East Asian asset management firm) and was a Director of Singapore Reinsurance Corporation Ltd (listed on SGX). Prior to this, Chris was the Executive Vice President and Group Chief Marketing Officer of AIA Limited. He also previously held the position of CEO at AIG United Guaranty Insurance (Asia) Limited and held various positions at ING Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) from the University of Toronto in Canada majoring in actuarial science. Chris is an associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.