Murray Wood

Murray Wood, Head of Financial Specialties, Asia
Murray Wood is the Head of Aon Financial Specialties for Asia. Financial Specialties are comprised of a portfolio of risk solutions including Professions, Financial Services, Mergers & Acquisitions, Trade Credit, Structured Credit and Political Risk, Crisis Management & Complex Casualty. He possesses over 29 years’ experience in the insurance industry and has been a broker of the financial lines product classes since 1988.
Murray has been involved in all facets of the financial lines market including contentious and complex claims, several hard markets, alternative risk transfer solutions and leading APAC product development milestones. He has been responsible for the promotion of Aon’s operational risk service offering from as early as 2001 dealing with Australian financial institutions. Murray has continued Aon’s OpRisk advocacy across the Asian financial institutions’ industry supporting Aon’s risk modelling capabilities and cutting-edge product developments.
In addition, Murray has been at the forefront of developing risk management and insurance solutions for emerging risks such as cyber risk and other speciality liability risk solutions.
Murray has been employed by Aon since 1991 in Sydney, London (two secondments), Hong Kong and Singapore. In 2006, he relocated to Hong Kong assuming responsibility in Asia for Aon Asia’s Financial Services and Professions Group Specialty. In 2011 Murray relocated to Singapore continuing with his regional responsibilities which in 2014 were expanded to the regional Financial Specialties portfolios.


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