Markel International has appointed Mr Dillon Matthews as trade credit underwriter and senior risk analyst in Singapore, in a strategic development to strengthen and broaden its Asia Pacific resources.
Mr Matthews will focus on expanding Markel’s trade credit business in the region, including the development of specialist products, servicing existing client portfolios and growing broker and client relationships.
He will report to Mr Abhishek Chhajer, senior underwriter and head of trade credit in Singapore, who has led Markel’s trade credit business in the Asia Pacific region since 2011. He also joins Mr Bennett Wong, underwriter, appointed in 2015 and Ms Lynn Koh, underwriting assistant.
Prior to Joining Markel, Mr Matthews was a senior underwriter at Atradius in its Special Products division, focusing on single situation credit risks and structured trade finance. He began his career in trade credit insurance in 2011 with Atradius in Cardiff, moving to Amsterdam in 2013 and on to Singapore in September 2015, where was responsible for establishing the company’s Asia Pacific risk team.