Clarence is the Chief Economist for Swiss Re in Asia. He is also the Asia Regional Head of Swiss Re Institute.
He leads a team of researchers based in Hong Kong, Beijing and Bangalore to provide Swiss Re and other stakeholders with economic and insurance insights, as well as research on emerging risk landscape in Asia. At the same time, his team contributes to Swiss Re’s sigma, the regular insurance industry report that is considered a “must-read” for anyone interested in the sector.
Clarence joined Swiss Re in early 1999 as a senior economist in the former Economic Research and Consulting department. Prior to that, he spent nine years at HSBC’s economic research department. Previously, he worked with Price Waterhouse in its management consulting arm, and in the R&D department of Hutchison Trading Ltd.
Clarence has a Master degree in Economics from the University of Hong Kong.