James is Head of Asia Pacific P&C for Partner Re as well as CEO of Partner Reinsurance Asia Pte. Ltd.
James joined Partner Re in January 2017 from Willis Towers Watson where he was most recently Senior Managing Director, Willis Re Asia Pacific, based in Singapore responsible for Willis Re’s operations across the region.
James originally joined Willis Re in 1990 in London and commenced his career in the London Market Retrocession Department. In 1992 he moved to Australia with Willis Re to service clients across Australia and New Zealand along with the placement of international business into the Sydney market. Prior to leaving Australia in 2010 he was Deputy Managing Director, Willis Re Australia.
In 2010 James moved to Japan as CEO Willis Re Japan and whilst based in Tokyo, had responsibility for Willis Re’s Japanese property and casualty portfolio, a role he held until moving to Singapore in June 2012.
James holds a BA Honours Degree in Economics from York University and is an associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute UK.