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WTW appoints new Corporate Risk & Broking Southeast Asia and Singapore Leaders

December 11, 2023


SINGAPORE, December 11, 2023 – WTW (NASDAQ: WTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced the appointments of Rupert Roberts as Head of Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB) for Southeast Asia and Christine Lau as Head of Corporate Risk and Broking Singapore, effective 2 January 2024.

As Head of Southeast Asia, Rupert Roberts will work with WTW’s CRB country leaders in Brunei, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam, as well as the company’s partners in Malaysia and Thailand to accelerate the growth of the business in Southeast Asia. Rupert brings with him a wealth of experience across the retail, wholesale and specialty insurance segments in Europe and Asia Pacific, having worked at various multi-national brokers. He joined WTW one year ago as the Chief of Staff for its CRB Asia business.

Christine Lau will take up the new position from her current role as Head of Client Services in WTW’s Singapore CRB business. She will lead the Singapore team in growing the CRB business across large accounts, specialty and industries through collaboration with WTW’s specialist teams. Christine brings with her over 25 years of Singapore-based broking experience, of which six years are with WTW.

Both Rupert and Christine bring unique skillsets and industry experience to our business in these high growth and dynamic retail markets.”

Luke Ware | Head of Corporate Risk & Broking, Asia, WTW

Luke Ware, Head of CRB Asia, WTW says: “The Southeast Asia region is a diverse and thriving geography, with a mix of economies and varied profiles. However, the region still faces under-insurance challenges in many markets. We see increased awareness of risk and strong demand from companies for more sophisticated risk transfer solutions, driven by data insights and created with specialty expertise. Both Rupert and Christine bring unique skillsets and industry experience to our business in these high growth and dynamic retail markets. Their expertise and knowledge will undoubtedly help organisations strengthen their resilience as they grow in this region.

“The two appointments we have made also demonstrate our commitment to investing in and promoting internal talent at WTW as we strive to be the leading specialty broker and risk advisor, delivering differentiated value and smarter solutions to our clients.”

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