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Insuretech Connect Asia 2024

Clemens Philippi

Clemens Philippi


Clemens Philippi was appointed CEO of the Singapore-based Asia regional office of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance on 1 April 2022. 

With over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry as risk consultant, broker and insurer, Philippi has worked in Luxembourg, London and Tokyo before settling in Singapore in 2015. 

Prior to joining MSIG, Philippi was leading regional business development for Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty based here. In 2017, he took on full P&L responsibility as ASEAN CEO of Euler Hermes, a subsidiary of Allianz.

Philippi was Chief Operating Officer of MSIG Asia when he joined in 2021, leading the Business Development & Digitalisation, Technology Solutions, Risk Management & Actuarial Services, and Technical Services departments which contributed to the profitable and sustainable growth of MSIG in the region.

He attained his Master’s Degree in Germany’s University of Trier with a major in Japanese Studies, and a minor in Business Administration and Political Science. He also studied in one of U.S.’ top ranking university, Loyola Marymount University, with a sports scholarship, and obtained his Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Asian-Pacific Studies and a minor in Business Administration.

Passionate about team sports and high performance, Philippi enjoys playing and coaching soccer. He is married with two sons.