Pain relief: a challenging hard market drove the creation of Honan Re

16-06-2021

Pain relief: a challenging hard market drove the creation of Honan Re

Eliza White, Managing Director, Honan Re

The launch of Honan Re is a reminder that a hard market isn’t great news for everyone. Eliza White, the first managing director of Honan Re, describes the forces that led to the launch and why this paves the way for an international footprint.

In March, commercial broker Honan Insurance Group announced the launch of Honan Re. The new unit based in Singapore offers facultative reinsurance solutions to the group’s insurance partners and started writing business immediately following approval by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. The launch makes Honan the only Australian broking house to offer reinsurance solutions.

Eliza White, the managing director of Honan Asia and previously an underwriter in Hong Kong and Singapore with Starr Insurance Companies, heads the new business. She’ll be helped by Thomas Joyce, who joined from JLT Re in April as new business manager.

To discuss the launch, White joined the Re/insurance Lounge, Intelligent Insurer’s online, on-demand platform for interviews and panel discussions with the market’s leading players.


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