Chee Keng Koon

Chairman of Remuneration Committee and a member of Audit and Nominating Committees
LifeBrandz Ltd

IBF Distinguished Fellow (2012)

General Insurance

"Be prepared to adopt an open mindset for sustainability and success; be agile and possess a strong business acumen and planning perspective if one aspires to be a leader."

Biography

Mr Chee Keng Koon is the Chief Executive Officer of QBE Insurance (International) Limited, Singapore Branch. In his role, he is responsible for the strategic leadership, staff development and operational management of the Singapore operations to lead the operations in meeting its profitable growth of all classes of business. Mr Chee also heads up the QBE Asia Marine insurance business as the General Manager - Marine Asia, a role he held since 2005, where he provides strategic leadership in profitable growth and technical know-how to the marine business across QBE Asia.

Prior to assuming the CEO role, Mr Chee was a shareholder under a joint venture arrangement with QBE Insurance (International) Limited when QBE Marine Underwriting Agency Pte Ltd was incorporated in 2001.

Under his leadership, with his diverse experience and appreciation of the dynamics in the marine business and the business world, Mr Chee has transformed QBE Marine insurance portfolio from a relatively small business to a reputable market leader in Singapore and Asia.

Mr Chee holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Insurance Management and is a Senior Associate with ANZIIF. With over two decades of his career spent in the marine industry, his passion is unrivalled. He strongly supports the FICS framework and believes that one should be deeply rooted in technical foundation and product knowledge.