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Asia-Pacific Expansion
2021-08-02

Asia-Pacific Expansion

Descartes Underwriting is opening 2 offices in Asia-Pacific this month to expand our parametric coverage to markets throughout the region.

Robert Drysdale joins as Head of Southeast Asia and will oversee the Singapore office. He brings 14 years’ experience of broking complex risks into the London and Asia-Pacific markets, most recently at Howden. Ben Qin will join later this month as Head of North-East Asia and Australia, overseeing  the Sydney, Australia office. He brings 14 years’ experience structuring and placing innovative Alternative Risk Transfer (ART) solutions across Asia-Pacific, most recently at Marsh. Together, Rob and Ben will oversee the build-out of Descartes’ Asia-Pacific operations.

“We are proud to bring Descartes’ solutions closer to brokers and corporate clients in Asia-Pacific"