Senior team

Matt Cannock

Matt Cannock

Managing Director - Asia

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Matthew has worked in the Lloyd’s market in Singapore since 2005. Prior to that he was the regional marine underwriting manager for RSA in Singapore. He also has broking experience in the marine sector and has an MSc in marine engineering and a BSc in marine technology.

Simon Moi

Simon Moi

Head of Professional & Financial Risks - Asia

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Simon is a very experienced financial lines underwriter with a strong background in portfolio management in Greater China. His areas of focus include professional indemnity and directors and officers liability.

Christian Stobbs

Christian Stobbs

Director - Asia

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Christian is an experienced strategy and development professional – he joins the team in Singapore from Abbey Tax, a Markel International company based in the UK, where he was the managing director and was primarily responsible for implementing strategies and developed the company into one of UK’s leading dedicated tax advisory businesses.

Before joining Abbey Tax, he was a strategy and development executive at Markel’s London office and prior to that he was with global management consulting firm, Boston Consulting Group.

Colin P Fordham

Colin P Fordham

Senior Marine Liability Underwriter

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Colin is a senior marine liability underwriter at Markel International’s Singapore office. He is responsible for liability underwriting, specializing in marine and transport-related risks.

Colin has been in the insurance industry for over 45 years, with extensive marine insurance experience in underwriting, claims and broking.

He joins Markel from another syndicate on the Lloyd’s Asia platform, Munich Re, where he held the same position and was involved in developing their marine liability book of business across the Asia Pacific region. Prior to that, he was the general manager for SEAsia Group where he supervised a team of claims handlers and master mariners, along with a correspondent network in more than 20 countries. He is also a senior committee member of several associations in Singapore including Singapore Shipping Association.