John Moncavage and Piers Hughes have joined Miller to help drive its continued growth in Asia Pacific. The two experienced business development executives will be based in Miller’s Singapore office.
John will lead Miller’s credit and political risks initiative in the Asia Pacific region. This appointment gives Miller added specialist resource and capability on the ground in Singapore. He will be working closely with Nigel Cross and the team in Singapore, as well as James Cunningham and Benjamin Gibbons in London.
Piers will work closely with the property, casualty and energy teams in Singapore and London to help strengthen its client offering and drive revenue growth in Asia. His areas of focus will include property, terrorism, downstream energy & engineering.
“We are delighted that John and Piers have joined Miller. They will add tremendous value to our broking team and their vast experience will support the expansion of our client offering and market presence in this dynamic and developing region” commented Nigel Cross, Head of Miller Singapore.
John began his career at the Bank of Montreal in New York in 1994, prior to moving into the insurance industry in 1999 as a credit underwriter at ACE Guaranty Corp. He worked at Willis from 2005 to 2007 before returning to underwriting with HCC Credit Group. In 2011, John relocated to Asia with Ironshore in Singapore, where he was Head of Trade Credit & Political Risks Asia.
Piers started his career in 2002 at Lockton. He has also worked for Price Forbes, and then Howden as Head of Reinsurance, based in Bangkok, Thailand. Throughout his career Piers has built enduring relationships with key clients in the region and has a strong track record of developing new business opportunities. His specialisms include property, terrorism, downstream energy & engineering (including contractor’s plant & machinery), construction, operational power and political violence.