Our Team

Ogata Shuji

Chief Executive Officer

Ogata joined Marnix in 2022  from Marubeni Safenet, a major Japanese insurance agency. He spearheads business growth of the Company and has oversight of Power & Engineering and Facultative Placement broking teams. He has over 13 years  experience in the general insurance industry mainly in Singapore and Japan, having worked in several roles including underwriting, broking and agency

Mui Eng Tian

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Mui Eng has been the Chief Financial Officer of the company since it was set up in year 2010.

She has over 20 years of experience in the insurance broking industry and is also a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Prior to joining Marnix, she was with one of the top insurance broking firms for 15 years.

Power & Engineering

Kif Boh

Global Head, Power & Engineering

Kif joined Marnix in 2015 as a Director in the Power and Engineering team and leads a team of brokers focused on delivering insurance solutions and services to power generation clients in Asia. He specialises in property, business interruption, general liability, terrorism, etc. for clients in these segments.

Kif has over 20 years of working experience in the insurance industry and has held various positions in
client management, underwriting, risk engineering and loss adjustment, mainly in FM Global and ACR.

Specialising in challenging occupancies, he has led teams of underwriters, risk engineers and claims adjusters in meeting the insurance needs of numerous clients in industries such as Power, Semiconductor and Chemical, throughout Asia.

Kazunori Kawade

Director Facultative Broking

Kazunori joined Marnix in 2019.

He joined Marubeni in 2008 and was assigned to Marubeni Safenet Co., Ltd, one of the most sizable Japanese insurance agency. He has been mainly responsible for the placement for marine cargo, trade credit and general liability of Marubeni related business. After Marubeni Safenet, he has transferred to Insurance Business Development Team of Marubeni in 2012.

He played a key role in managing the captive in the Federated States of Micronesia and setting up the captive in Vermont, U.S.A. Just before relocating to Marnix, he has also worked at Marnix Tokyo for 3 years and manage reinsurance placements for operational and construction power projects of Marubeni related projects.

Before joining Marubeni, he worked for Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd. dedicating himself to designing marine cargo insurance programs for key accounts.

Jeanne Lim

Senior Broker

Jeanne commenced her career in insurance as a direct corporate broker with the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) before joining the reinsurance industry in 2002.

Having started her reinsurance career with PWS East Asia Pte Ltd (subsequently renamed THB Reinsurance Brokers Singapore), she then joined Marnix Insurance Brokers Asia in 2014.

Jeanne has reinsurance experience in major property accounts across various industries such as Mining, Power, Energy, Semiconductor, Textiles, Pulp and Paper, as well as Petrochemicals for countries like Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Thailand and USA.

Melissa Lin

Senior Broker

A graduate of the Singapore Institute of Management with a degree in Banking and Finance from the University of London, Melissa is a new addition to the Power and Engineering team at Marnix.

She is providing strong support to the team and is involved in servicing major clients.

Facultative & Specialty Lines

Hajime Yuasa

Director  Facultative Broking

Hajime has over nineteen years of experience in the general insurance industry having started his career in 2002 with a Japanese broking Company where he has handled several high-profile clients.

He joined Marnix Tokyo in April 2017 and has extensive experience in arranging reinsurance programs mainly for Power Projects and Energy Infrastructure Projects.
He was assigned to MRB Singapore in April 2021 and is involved in arranging and placing reinsurance for Japanese Contractors as well as Cedan.

 

John Jackson

Director, Facultative

John has held directorship roles in UK, Malaysia and Singapore and has worked in the reinsurance industry for 30 years.

During the span of his career, he has been involved in production and broking of all classes of reinsurance business, placing risks into local and global markets, focused on Construction, Project Marine Cargo, Property and Aviation.

Joining Marnix in 2014 as Facultative Director, John handles placements on behalf of Marubeni and other Japanese interests and non-Japanese clients alike.

Billy Wyatt

Senior Broker

Billy joined Marnix in January 2020 having spent his previous six years in London with a reputable Lloyds Broker. There, he was responsible for the placement and handling of wholesale business emanating from the US, South America and Scandinavia.

At Marnix, he joins the Facultative division in Singapore looking to expand his knowledge of international markets and to help the team with his experience across multiple commercial lines. His focus is primarily geared toward the placing of General Property, Power & Construction risks in South East Asia.

Billy is Dip CII qualified from the Chartered Insurance Institute of London and also holds a BA joint-honours degree in Business Management & Economics.

Benjamin Foo

Senior Broker

Responsible for broking and placements of Faculative risks across South East Asia, Benjamin’s focus in Marnix is in the areas of Power, Property and Construction.

Experienced in both life and general insurance including retail broking, client serving and risk advisory, Benjamin served under big names such as Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) and Great Eastern Assurance Co Singapore prior to joining Marnix.

He used to support JLT’s Major Corporate Client Solutions team, managing accounts in various sectors, such as healthcare, logistics, automobile, R&D, and FMCG.

Joy Tan

Client Executive

A Broking Assistant in Marnix, Joy assists in casualty Facultative and Treaty reinsurance mainly for China
and Taiwan.

Handling business operations in the Specialty and Treaty portfolios, Joy’s responsibilities include assisting in placement and communicating regularly with clients and reinsurers on renewals, endorsements and claims.

Jacqueline Lan

Broking Assistant

Jacqueline has ten years of experience in the general insurance industry and has previously worked with an international broker prior to joining the MRB team.

At MRB, she is involved in handling direct and facultative reinsurance accounts across multiple lines of business such as Property, Casualty and Marine. Her responsibilities include providing administrative support on placements and communication with clients and reinsurers.

Risk Advisory

Kif Boh

Global Head, Power & Engineering