Chubb has appointed Darren Cantas its head of Risk Engineering for Property and Casualty in Asia Pacific.
He will continue to lead the region’s P&C Risk Engineering Services team, comprising 32 risk engineers based in 10 countries. In addition, he will retain his current oversight of the P&C Risk Engineering team in Melbourne, where he is based.
Cant has more than 20 years of risk engineering experience. He joined ACE in 1996 as a property risk engineer and has since completed multiple assignments throughout the Asia Pacific region. He was appointed to his current role in 2014 and has specialist knowledge in fire protection systems designed to local and international standards.
Cant will report to Paul McNamee, deputy regional president and head of P&C in Asia Pacific and Raimund Navakas, senior vice president and International Risk Engineering Service manager.
Reporting to Cant are the following individuals:
- John Stabelos, currently Asia Pacific Zone Loss Control manager will be P&C Technical Risk Engineering manager, Asia Pacific, and will be based in Melbourne.
- Justin Leow, currently Loss Control technical manager will be P&C Risk Engineering Manager, Asia – South, and will be based in Singapore.
- David Zhou will continue in his role as head of P&C Risk Engineering, China, and will lead the P&C risk engineers based in Shanghai and Hong Kong. He will be based in Shanghai.
- Meg Liu, currently Risk Management technical manager will be P&C Risk Engineering manager, Asia – North, based in Taipei. In addition to her current responsibilities, she will provide support to the P&C risk engineering team based in Korea.
- Kai Jaan Foo will continue in his role as Property Risk Engineering manager, Malaysia, and will be based in Kuala Lumpur.
- Peter McKay, currently Loss Control technical manager will be P&C Risk Engineering manager, Australia – Northern Region. McKay will lead the P&C risk engineering teams in Sydney and Brisbane and will be based in Sydney.
- John McNamara, currently Property Risk Engineering manager, Australia – North Region, will be Property Account manager, Australia.
- Graham Ramsey will continue in his role as P&C Risk Engineering manager, New Zealand.
“The risk engineering team lineup brings together recognized experts in their fields and geographies,” McNamee said. “I am confident that we will deliver an unrivaled breadth and depth of risk engineering services to our insureds and business partners across all market segments.”
“Darren and his team will provide our insureds with a holistic view of risk that covers both first and third party exposures,” Navakas said. “They will also assist in developing pragmatic ways to reduce, eliminate or mitigate such risks – a testament to our world-class global risk engineering practice.”
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