Markel Appoints Terrorism Underwriter in Asia


Markel International, the specialist insurer, has recently appointed Pek Hui Zhi as Terrorism Underwriter for Asia.

Based in Markel’s Singapore office, Pek is responsible for developing Markel’s terrorism underwriting expertise in the region, working closely with Markel’s global terrorism team led by Ed Winter in London.

Pek, who joined Markel on the 4th of May, has more than 12 years of experience in the industry, including six years as a terrorism underwriter. She joins from Asia Capital Reinsurance Group, where she worked closely with the senior management across various functions.

Christian Stobbs, Managing Director for Markel in Asia, said: “We are delighted to welcome Peko to our expanding team in Asia. She brings with her a solid and versatile experience in terrorism underwriting in Asia, which will support the growing demand for this class of business in the region. Her strong technical knowledge is a great addition to the team, and it highlights our commitment to expanding our capabilities and local expertise in Asia.”

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