Liberty Specialty Markets has promoted Mr Chris Sawyer to the role of Manager, Global Financial Risks for the Asia-Pacific region. He will move to Singapore from London, where he has been Country and Credit Risk Manager, Global Financial Risks for the last 18 months.
Mr Sawyer replaces Mr Andrew Beechey, who recently moved from Singapore to London to take on a new role as Head of Underwriting and Strategic Development for Liberty’s Global Financial Risks team. He will report to to Mr Beechey and to Mr Ben Hissey, Head of Liberty International Underwriters in Asia.
In his new role he will assist in the development of Liberty’s credit and political risk insurance portfolio across the Asia Pacific region.
Mr Sawyer began his financial services career in 1999 in Australia. He has worked for a number of major banks and investment firms in London, Hong Kong and New York. He will move to Singapore in the first quarter of 2018.
He will be supported in his role by Ms Kate Enock who recently joined the Liberty team in Singapore, bringing experience gained in the credit and political risk markets in both London and Asia.