Mr Desmond Tan

Chief Underwriting Officer, Treaty, SEA & India

Asia Capital Re

Desmond joined Asia Capital Re since 2007, currently holding a position of Chief Underwriting Officer, Treaty, SEA & India. 

Desmond manages the property, engineering and casualty portfolio under Asia Capital Re’s treaty book of business in Southeast Asia and India. His responsibilities include leading the company’s treaty product development and strategy in this region, as well as overseeing the development of client managers and underwriters in the treaty division. 

With over 25 years of experience in the (re)insurance industry, Desmond has been extensively involved in developing strategic marketing programmes for treaty businesses in Asia. Prior to joining Asia Capital Re, he was with GE ERC, assuming responsibilities for treaty underwriting, business development, process control management and client underwriting audit.

He holds an MBA from University of Leicester.

SRA EXCO Member since February 2014.