As the world responds to the unprecedented geopolitical, social and economic challenges associated with COVID-19, businesses are faced with decision-making under a volatile environment. Our speakers from AXA-XL and S-RM will discuss the current trends shaping conflict and security in Asia amidst the pandemic and the insurance solutions through which businesses can transfer and manage their risk.
Join us as we review the key events and influences under the current climate, to help you navigate through this period.
This thought-provoking webinar session will address:
David is AXA XL’s Global Specialty Regional Leader for Asia Pacific &Middle East. His role is to help connect the regional AXA XL strategy to the Global Specialty product strategies, ensuring that AXA XL is maximizing collaboration, executing on its promises and fostering a regional community practice. This covers areas such as Marine, Energy, Political Risk Credit & Bond, Crisis Management & Special Risks, Art Specie & Bloodstock and Life Accident & Health.
In addition, David is also Head of Crisis Management & Special Risks for Asia Pacific & Middle East,covering War, Terrorism & Political Violence, Product Recall, Kidnap & Ransom and Contingency.
Cvete leads the Political and Security Risk Analysis team at S-RM, providing clients with bespoke analysis of security threats and political risk. Cvete has a decade of experience in the political risk and security analysis sector, having advised clients across sectors and geographies. She has designed bespoke threat monitoring solutions and methodologies, provided in-depth country and sector assessments and helped clients understand and adapt their operations to the threat context.
Director, Head of Crisis Response
Peter leads S-RM’s regionally-based global response team in the management of active crises. Prior to joining S-RM, he was a highly experienced career Detective in the UK Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) at New Scotland Yard, London, with 30 years’ experience within Specialist Operations including counter-terrorism, homicide, serious and organised crime, covert policing and sensitive intelligence. He is an accomplished crisis manager with broad experience within strategic partnerships, taking personal responsibility for tactical delivery including control of threats and management of risk within specific matters of national security.
Chief Operating Officer
Rob is a Board Director and Chief Operating Officer of S-RM. He joined in 2008 as Operations Director, before going on to head up S-RM’s Crisis Management business unit. He took on the role of COO in 2016.
Before joining S-RM, Rob was a Major in the British Army.
Business Risk Consultant, Asia Pacific
Jeffrey is a member of FM Global’s Business Risk Consulting (BRC) team in the Asia Pacific region. BRC services take a strategic approach towards helping clients identify the critical processes that drive their businesses and quantify dependencies on those processes. Through Business Impact Analysis (BIA), BRC helps clients to better understand the financial exposures to their businesses, to strengthen business resilience and develop effective risk management strategies.
Jeffrey joined FM Global in September of 2018. Prior to joining FM Global, Jeffrey was a Risk & Compliance Manager in the Group Finance department of The Great Eastern Life Assurance Company Limited, where he specialised in business process improvements and developing risk strategies. Prior to Great Eastern, Jeffrey served as a Corporate Improvement Manager in a publicly listed supply chain management company. He also had experience in performing financial statement audits in a range of industries, during his stint as a Senior Assurance Associate in Deloitte.
As a member of the Business Risk Consulting Group, Jeffrey is primarily responsible for conducting Business Impact Analysis, working in partnership with FM Global clients, to fully identify and quantify the client’s financial exposures as they relate to property and business interruption loss potential. The analysis Jeffrey performs often result in the identification of significant exposures that were previously unknown or not fully understood by the client, which potentially has a material impact to risk management decisions.
Jeffrey holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. He is also a certified Chartered Accountant.
Asia Complex Loss Director
Guido Gavio is the Asia Complex Loss Director for BELFOR Asia. He has more than 22 years of experience in handling restoration projects for companies suffering from losses after a disaster. He joined BELFOR Asia, then known as Relectronic – Remech as a Restoration Engineer in Australia in 1996. He rose through the ranks and was seconded to Thailand for 3 years from 1998 to 2001 before being posted to the regional Headquarters in Asia in 200
Guido studied electrical engineering at the Universidad Technologica de Buenos Aires in Argentina. Upon graduation, Guido worked at the National Institute of Industrial Technology assisting with research programs in the area of superconductors where he gained considerable hands – on experience in developing and building prototypes. Guido then migrated to Australia where he worked for Telstra in the design and construction of the cable and internet network.
Upon completion of the Telstra project, Guido joined Relectronic – Remech. BELFOR Asia has the capability to recover buildings, production lines and other property, following disaster incidents such as fire, explosion, earthquake, typhoon, wind, flooding, rain, water ingress, chemical spills etc.
The company has maintained the market leader position for disaster recovery in Asia for the past 25 years, and is now handling more than 1,600 industrial disaster incidents per year.