Miller, the leading independent specialist (re)insurance broker, today announces the appointment of Matthew Hooker as regional Head of Energy for Asia-Pacific. Matt will be based in Singapore and report to Nigel Cross, Head of Miller Singapore and Martin Henderson, Head of Energy & Marine, Energy and Transportation Liability (METL).
Matt brings a wealth of experience in successfully building market leading business development and client servicing teams within the Energy sector, particularly Downstream, Power, Construction and Renewables. He joins from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, where he was Asia Pacific Regional Head of Energy & Construction, based in Singapore. Prior to joining Allianz, Matt had a distinguished broking career predominantly with Willis either side of five years at Marsh. He started in London in 1988 and following a spell working in Australia he relocated to Asia in 2000, undertaking various leadership roles throughout the region including mainland China, Hong Kong, and in Singapore since 2010.
Matt’s appointment forms part of Miller’s wider growth strategy in the region and follows recent senior hires to the Singapore team, including Ron Whyte as Head of Strategic Development and Nick King as Head of Marine.
Nigel Cross, Head of Miller Singapore, commented: “I am thrilled to be welcoming Matt to the team. His depth of knowledge, breadth of relationships and entrepreneurial leadership will significantly contribute to Miller’s ambitious expansion plans in the region and growth in the Energy sector.”
Martin Henderson, Head of Energy & Marine, Energy and Transportation Liability (METL) based in London, said: “Matt’s appointment signifies our ongoing commitment to building out a differentiated energy and renewables proposition. I greatly look forward to working with him and the rest of the Singapore team as we continue to provide solutions to our clients on a global basis.”
Matt Hooker, regional Head of Energy (Asia-Pacific), said: “It’s a privilege to join Miller and be part of the well-established Singapore team. I greatly look forward to helping accelerate growth across the region and working with a group of such passionate and highly skilled people.”
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