Peak Reinsurance Company, a global reinsurer based in Hong Kong, has appointed Clarence Wong as Chief Economist effective from 16 Nov 2020.
Reporting directly to Franz Josef Hahn, Chief Executive Officer of Peak Re, Wong will be responsible for delivering strategic insights on economic, insurance, and emerging risk to the company and its key stakeholders. He will also oversee the development of thought-leadership content for Peak Re.
Wong has more than two decades of experience in the insurance and reinsurance market. Prior to joining Peak Re, he worked at Swiss Re since 1999, where he last served as the Chief Economist, Asia and oversaw the company’s research initiatives around the Asia-Pacific region.
Before that, he spent 9 years at HSBC’s economic research department, worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers in its management consulting arm, and in the R&D department of Hutchison Trading Ltd.