Wei Hong has a unique blend of experience in law and insurance.
Wei Hong graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LLB (Hons) degree in 2006 and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2007. He then spent the next 10 years in several of the largest leading law firms in Singapore, honing his skills as a dispute resolution lawyer with a specialist focus on Construction.
In this capacity, he has acted for many of the different stakeholders in the construction industry, including: –
- statutory boards, large MNCs and SMEs (as developers);
- engineers, architects, quantity surveyors, project engineers and other specialists (as consultants);
- main, sub and specialist contractors of various trades from earthworks to ACMV, pipeworks and fireproofing; and
- the ultimate owners of the completed work
In 2017, Wei Hong left the legal industry to join one of the world’s largest insurance broking firms as a claims broker handling General Insurance (non-marine) and Financial Lines claims.
Leveraging on his legal expertise, Wei Hong focused on large and complex claims for various lines of insurance like Cyber, Professional Indemnity, Bankers Blanket Bonds and Trade Credit. By the time he left in end 2021, he was a regional head overseeing 6 countries in South-East Asia.
Wei Hong is an active community leader and volunteer, and holds positions in various grassroots organisations. He is also currently the Branch Chairman of PAP Sengkang East.