IUMI appoints additional Asia Ambassador

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) hosted the second IUMI Asia Forum in Shanghai on May 22nd and 23rd and has appointed a new additional Asia Ambassador to enhance its position in the region.

Agnes Choi, Chair of Promotion and External Relations for the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board and former IUMI Executive Committee member, will take on the role.

Her key responsibilities will include close liaison with the Asian markets, advising insurance professionals on IUMI and IUMI policy; providing information about Asian marine insurance to the IUMI Executive Committee; working with and building IUMI’s membership across the region; and acting as an IUMI education ambassador.

IUMI Secretary General Lars Lange,  said that “we are very pleased to appoint Agnes to this new role, where she will also be supported by Mike Davies, IUMI’s Asia Ambassador in Singapore. Agnes has over 30 years’ experience in insurance and has been part of the IUMI family for many years. She is highly respected and well known across the industry. Her new role will be central in continuing to build and strength our position in this very important region.”

The second IUMI Asia Forum was held in partnership with the Shanghai Institute of Marine Insurance (SIMI).