QBE promotes Jeremy Lau to Chief Underwriting Officer for Asia

Lau has been with QBE Asia since 2016 and has been serving as Chief Actuary.

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QBE has announced the appointment of Jeremy Lau as Chief Underwriting Officer for its Asian business. He succeeds Andy White, who is now Group Head of Underwriting Strategy and Performance.

Based in Hong Kong, Lau will assume his new role on 1 August 2024. He will oversee the firm’s underwriting strategy, governance, and performance, working closely with Rob Kosova, Chief Executive Officer for QBE Asia, and Nick Hankin, Chief Underwriting Officer for QBE International.

Lau has over 25 years of experience in actuarial, underwriting, and distribution functions. He joined QBE Asia in 2016 as Chief Actuary and has a track record of developing business strategies and delivering customer value propositions focused on sustainable growth, QBE said in its announcement.

Kosova said the business was thrilled to have Lau continue his journey with QBE, adding, “Jeremy’s leadership and deep understanding of underwriting and risk management will be instrumental in driving our strategic initiatives and strengthening our market position in the region.

Lau commented on his new position: “I am delighted that the leadership team has shown confidence in me, and I do not take my added responsibilities lightly.

QBE places great emphasis on talent and providing opportunities to all staff – my new appointment is testament to this. I look forward to closely collaborating with Rob and Nick moving forward.”

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